Dec 30, 2019

The tech trends of the 2010s

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Plus: the trade deficit in goods shrank for the third straight month, California's new data privacy law kicks in at the start of the new year and a nurse navigates finances in her semiretirement. 

Segments From this episode

The year in the tech economy

Dec 30, 2019
That was challenging. Now for tech's next act...
In 2019, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg influenced our discourse, our privacy, our ideas about speech — free or otherwise — and our spending habits.
Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images

Figuring out how to spend free time after retiring from nursing

Dec 30, 2019
After a busy life as a registered nurse, Patricia Carney is taking time for herself.
Arthur Tanner/Fox Photos/Getty Images

A flower shop in Maine roots for newly arrived refugees

Dec 13, 2019
In Cynthia Anderson's "Home Now," Somalis and Congolese transform a former mill town. At a flower shop there, wariness turns to warmth.
Jamilo Maalim, on the phone, with her daughter Aaliyah and friend Binto at Mogadishu Store in Lewiston.
Amy Toensing

Trade gap in goods sinks for third consecutive month

Dec 30, 2019
The causes? The trade war and a slowing global economy.
Shipping containers from China and other nations are unloaded at the Long Beach Port in Los Angeles in February.
Mark Ralston/AFP via Getty Images

Music from the episode

Hanging Gardens Classixx
Born on a Day the Sun Didn't Rise Black Moth Super Rainbow
Hold On, We're Going Home Drake, Majid Jordan
Volcanic Love The Aces

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Bridget Bodnar Producer
Daisy Palacios Producer
Sean McHenry Associate Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Associate Producer

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