Texas Standard for March 14, 2017

An assault. Evidence gathered and then nothing. Now a grassroots effort to get a backlog of thousands rape kits analyzed, we’ll explore. And: Whose info is it anyway? What’s behind a spike in the number of denials for open record requests in Texas. Also: Machines that do the work of humans, and sometimes look like us too. As high tech talk in Texas turns to robots, a danger the conversation’s on autopilot? Plus: Help wanted – thousands of border and immigration officials. But if the idea’s to boost security, why are there plans to cut vetting of new recruits? Those stories and a whole lot more today on the Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardMarch 14, 2017 11:23 am