Episode: Google’s Proposed New San Jose Tech Village


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Google’s Proposed New San Jose Tech Village
In San Francisco, the tech community continues to face an angry backlash for pushing out locals, artists and the elderly. Meanwhile, 50 miles south, Google plans to partner with the City of San Jose to build a tech village dubbed "The Grand Central Station of the West." Alison van Diggelen reports on a tale of tech in two cities. Robotics researchers at Johns Hopkins University have created a fixed-wing, unmanned vehicle that can autonomously operate underwater and then propel itself fast enough to make the transition into the air, becoming an autonomous flying aerial vehicle. Click talks to the researcher, Joe Moore. Gibson / Martelli are artists at the cutting edge of Virtual Reality and Performance. Click talks to the about their innovative use of virtual reality as displayed in their latest show Man A. A conference on Open Data for Francophone Africa is aiming to build on the success of the Burkina Open Data Initiative launched in Burkina Faso four years ago despite the fact that the country has one of the poorest internet speed performance in Africa. Sasha Gankin reports on the conference from Ouagadougou. (Photo caption: Google Headquarters California © Getty Images) Producer: Colin Grant

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