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Marketplace Tech for Thursday, March 10, 2014
Apr 10, 2014

Marketplace Tech for Thursday, March 10, 2014

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With the Energy Committee meeting to discuss the reliability and security of the electric grid, University of Alaska Physics Professor David Newman joins us to talk about his study on right-sizing the power grid to prevent regional blackouts. We also take a look at how Bitcoin users should file their taxes. Plus, more on why the OpenSSL security flaw is called Heartbleed and why we should be shoring up software infrastructure

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The U.S. needs more energy grids

Apr 10, 2014
Three large power grids supply power to the entire U.S.
Towers carrying electrical lines in south San Francisco.
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With the Energy Committee meeting to discuss the reliability and security of the electric grid, University of Alaska Physics Professor David Newman joins us to talk about his study on right-sizing the power grid to prevent regional blackouts. We also take a look at how Bitcoin users should file their taxes. Plus, more on why the OpenSSL security flaw is called Heartbleed and why we should be shoring up software infrastructure

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