Bringing Chicago's electric grid into the 21st century. Ash-har Quraishi has the story.
Microsoft's latest campaign takes aim at Google's policy to scan all Gmails to tailor personalized ads to their email users. We'll take a closer look at online and email privacy.
Group Offers Cash for App TestingFeb 4, 2013 | | Post a Comment > >
The Smart Chicago Collaborative wants Chicagoans across the city to test the latest civic app and websites.
Great Lakes Water LevelsFeb 4, 2013 | | Post a Comment > >
We read what some of you had to say about low water levels in the Great Lakes in tonight's Viewer Mail.
Lake Michigan water levels have hit record lows, and some experts say it could lead the Chicago River to un-reverse and start flowing back into the lake. Elizabeth Brackett reports.
A technology park in the middle of the city -- University of Illinois announces a new research lab modeled on Bell Labs. Vice president of research Larry Schook joins us.
Web App Pairs Zoning Laws and Old-School GameJan 23, 2013 | | Post a Comment > >
Open City's latest site makes Chicago's zoning code "digestible by humans."
A new energy law is changing how homeowners live in Illinois. Our expert panel tells us what this law means – and debates its pros and cons.
A study names Chicago's traffic among the country's very worst. What city planners are doing to save people time and money.
The country's oldest planetarium has a new president. We hear what her vision is for the Adler.
Elizabeth Brackett reports on how the Shedd Aquarium is drastically cutting its energy consumption.
It's Chicago's warmest January 29th on record -- with temperatures expected back in the teens later in the week. We talk with a meteorologist about what it all means.
A new site aims to tell riders how their CTA ride got delayed.
Warm air and lake temperatures, along with a severe drought, have led to the low water levels in Lake Michigan and Lake Huron. Elizabeth Brackett reports on the impact of those low water levels on the communities that surround the Great Lakes.
Dinosaurs, Deception, Touch & NanoparticlesJan 22, 2013 | | Post a Comment > >
Can lying be perfected? Researchers at Northwestern University delve into the art of deceit. Our science guy, Neil Shubin, joins us to explain these stories and more in tonight's Scientific Chicago.