Midmorning ceased broadcast on February 20, 2012 and was replaced by The Daily Circuit.

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Monday, February 28, 2011

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Personal finance troubleshooting
    A little over a year ago, Congress passed the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility and Disclosure (CARD) Act in an effort to protect consumers against unfair billing practices. Midmorning checks in with a personal-finance expert on the law's impact and other money matters.9:06 a.m.
    Sandra Block: Personal finance columnist for USA Today's "Your Money."
  • Man vs. Machine
    IBM's Watson supercomputer easily defeated his human opponents on Jeopardy!, but what does his victory tell us about the potential, and the limitations, of artificial intelligence?10:06 a.m.
    Stephen Baker: Author of "Final Jeopardy: Man vs. Machine and the Quest to Know Everything."
    Brian Christian: Correspondent for The Atlantic and author of "The Most Human Human: What Talking with Computers Teaches Us About What it Means to be Alive."
  • Newsmaker: Can UN sanctions against Qaddafi make a difference?
    The United Nations Security Council has announced sanctions against Libyan leader Moammar Qaddafi in an attempt to stop his crackdown against pro-Democracy protestors, and is considering further action. But will UN resolutions really deter the Libyan leader?10:45 a.m.
    Mark Lagon: Professor with the Master of Foreign Service Program at Georgetown University, and adjunct senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations.

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