Marketplace Tech for Thursday, December 4, 2014
Dec 4, 2014

Marketplace Tech for Thursday, December 4, 2014

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First up on today's show, NASA is set to launch an unmanned test flight later this week of a craft designed to carry humans. It’s a reminder that the U.S. space program has no way to get astronauts to and from the International Space Station. The preferred option right now is to hitch a ride, often on Russian spacecraft, at a cost of $72 million. Plus, Jeremy Tomlinson, from Kansas City, joins us to talk about his 8 year-old daughter Chloe, who used Made With Code’s tools to program the lights for the White House Christmas tree. And BBC technology reporter Dave Lee talks about startup funerals; events where founders mourn the death of their company and learn from their failures.


First up on today’s show, NASA is set to launch an unmanned test flight later this week of a craft designed to carry humans. It’s a reminder that the U.S. space program has no way to get astronauts to and from the International Space Station. The preferred option right now is to hitch a ride, often on Russian spacecraft, at a cost of $72 million. Plus, Jeremy Tomlinson, from Kansas City, joins us to talk about his 8 year-old daughter Chloe, who used Made With Code’s tools to program the lights for the White House Christmas tree. And BBC technology reporter Dave Lee talks about startup funerals; events where founders mourn the death of their company and learn from their failures.

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