Tech Tuesday: Impacts of E-waste, Africaâ€™s Tech Edge, Gadgets
Ready, set, recycle! The US and China throw away the most electronics of any countries on earth–21 million metric tons, collectively. This hour we’ll learn about a competition to see which nation can present the best ideas for reducing e-waste. We’ll also discuss how Africa leads the way in electronic payment, and get the latest gadget news.
- Alexander Howard, writer for Tech Republic, fellow at the Columbia Journalism School
- Dayo Olopade, author of The Bright Continent: Breaking Rules and Making Change in Modern Africa
- Russell Holly, tech blogger at Geek.com