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Tech Tuesday: Emoticons, Medical Cyber-Attacks, Gadgets


Are you feeling smiley face today?  Conveying complex emotions digitally is now easier than ever with the help of emoji-- intricate Japanese emoticons. They're doing a booming business, but are they just a brighter shade of obnoxious? This hour's Tech Tuesday investigates. Then we'll learn about the risks of cyber-hacking on medical devices, and check in with our gadget guru.


  • Bianca Bosker, Executive Tech Editor, The Huffington Post
  • Christopher Weaver, Wall Street Journal
  • Russell Holly, tech blogger for Geek.com
  • Phyllis Teater, Chief Information Officer at the Wexner Medical Center