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Is Google making us dumb or making us smarter?

Is Google making us dumb or making us smarter?

What if the internet isn’t just a resource, but actually an extension of the mind? A cognitive brain enhancement tool that is transforming the way humans think?

Some experts are quick to defend that notion. Others believe that technology is dumbing us down, making us lazy and incapable of thinking for ourselves.

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How often do you turn to your device for answers about health concerns, creating travel plans, where to eat and directions to get there? If your answer is "All the time," you're not alone. But could our dependence on tech be inhibiting us from thinking critically and making decisions?

While the jury is out about whether or not our tech is really dumbing us down, there might be some evidence that we are relying on tech to perform things that used to define us as uniquely human.

In this Komando on Demand podcast, I'll introduce you to some scary-smart experts who will help me tackle tough topics about technology, psychology and the changing definition of intelligence.

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Forensic DNA analysis has been used by law enforcement for years to help solve some of the biggest crimes. But with the rise of DNA analysis and forensic genealogy companies such as 23andMe, Ancestry and Genomelink, some ethical questions must be answered. I explore how law enforcement uses forensic DNA analysis to solve notorious criminal cases as well as the ethics and privacy issues of DNA data banks.

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