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Afternoon Shift: High tech
February 27, 2013
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'Afternoon Shift'#259: High tech
Tech specialist Janet Ginsburg and Neal Sales-Griffin, co-founder of The Starter League, join us to discuss the day's top tech stories. We'll also hear about Supreme Court arguments related to the Voting Rights Act, check in with the 'Curious City' folks and hear from jazz legend Frank Catalano.
· Wed, Feb 27 2013 12:48:09
Our panelists put a high-tech spin on the day’s news. Tech specialist
, co-founder of The Starter league, are our guides. Together, with help from,
, CEO and co-founder of Excelerate, and self-starting entrepreneur
, they’ll tackle the latest in tech news. Share your thoughts on all the buzz around Yahoo’s crackdown on telecommuting on Twitter using
1871By Jin Hwang, founder of EveningFlow an 1871 member It's been an amazing ride at
With tech talent scarce, employers offer signing bonuses and more"There's a tech talent war that's happening," says Fred Lee, chief technology officer at Chicago-based Enova. It's a good time to be a geek.
Back To the Stone Age? New Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Bans Working From Home - ForbesNew Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has decreed there will be no more working from home for Yahoo staff. A company memo leaked to the press on Fr...
Voting Rights Act:
The Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday in a case related to a key provision in one of the U.S.’s best known civil rights laws, the Voting Rights Act. The case has not received as much attention as the Affordable Care Act decision last summer—but John Marshall constitutional law professor
says we ought take notice.
#RosaParks statue unveiled as #SCOTUS debates Voting Rights Act. What a country.gwen ifill
Supreme Court raises doubts about Voting Rights ActThe case is sandwiched between several other civil rights cases in a Supreme Court term that could be even more consequential than the pr...
Constitutional Law Prof Blog: Daily Read: William Faulkner and the Voting Rights Act" Eleventh Circuit Affirms Preliminary Injunction Against Florida's Mandatory Drug Testing of Welfare Recipients | Main February 27, 2013...
crew is at it again—this week’s question is a little darker than most.
, of Highland Park, asked: What’s the history of the funeral cars that used to run on the “L,” and what stations did they go to? And a lot of curious citizens voted for his query—so
When you could ride an 'L' train to your graveIf you’re used to riding the ‘L’ for work or fun, don’t get unnerved about our Curious Citizen’s question a...
Curious City: Chicago's funeral "L" carsWBEZ
Local jazz innovator
has worked with everyone from jazz legends Miles Davis and Von Freeman to pop superstar J. Lo. He performs regularly around town, at places like the Green Mill and Andy’s in Chicago—but today he’ll play “Rick’s Café.”
brings his horn, and his band, for some conversation and smooth music in the Jim and Kay Mabie Performance Studio.
Playing a show in Chicago, IL at 3:15 PM today at WBEZ 91.5FM http://artistdata.com/a/cgy2Frank Catalano