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The Idea Factory (#206H) Duration: 53:12 STEREO TVG

Join author Jon Gertner for a fascinating conversation about Bell Labs, the epicenter of innovation and creativity in the early days of technological research. Founded in the 20s and with 13 Nobel Prize winners in its history, Bell Labs was a citadel of science and scholarship and a hotbed of creative thinking. KQED's Dave Iverson leads Gertner in a discussion about this factory of ideas whose workings have remained largely hidden until now.

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Anthropology of Innovation (#211H) Duration: 53:13 STEREO TVG

Technological innovation depends on individuals who can "silo bust" - the term used to describe jumping across boundaries and categories. The Financial Times Editor Gillian Tett leads a distinguished panel in a discussion about the creation of silos within organizations and why a person's ability to "silo bust" may hold the key to innovation.

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White House Science & Tech Policy/John Holdren (#312H) Duration: 54:13 STEREO TVG

he Office of Science and Technology Policy Director Dr. John P. Holdren advises the President on hot-button issues like climate change, education and national security. The New York Times Science and Technology Writer John Markoff moderates a conversation with Holdren on OSTP initiatives.

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Trip Hawkins: Game Changer (#307H) Duration: 54:11 STEREO TVG

Electronic Arts founder and interactive gaming pioneer Trip Hawkins has inspired change in the video game industry for decades. The New York Times Science and Technology Writer John Markoff moderates a conversation with this revolutionary.

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How Google Thinks ,Works and Shapes Our Lives (#109H) Duration: 53:05 STEREO TVG

Author Steven Levy in conversation with NPR's Laura Sydell about his book, In the Plex: How Google Thinks, Works and Shapes our Lives.

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Worm: The First Digital World War (#111H) Duration: 53:13 STEREO TVG

Is technology the new frontier of warfare? Author Mark Bowden and T.J. Campana, Senior Program Manager of Microsoft's Digital Crimes Unit in conversation with John Markoff of The New York Times.

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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • KQED DT9 planned, very short outages, Tues 4/15 (& possibly Wed 4/16)

      (DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) KQED DT9′s Over the Air (OTA) signal from Sutro Tower will experience a few extremely brief outages on Tuesday 4/15 between 10am and 5pm (and possibly on Wed 4/16 if the work cannot be completed in 1 day). Each outage should be measurable in seconds (not minutes). This work will not affect […]

    • KQET DT25 Planned Outage: early Tues 4/15 (btwn 5am-6am)

      (DT 25.1, 25.2, 25.3) At some point between 5am and 6am early Tuesday 4/15, KQET’s signal from the transmitter on Fremont Peak northeast of Monterey will shut down for a short period of time to allow AT&T to do work on our fiber interface. The outage should be relatively short, but its precise start time […]

    • Occasional sound issues, Comcast Cable, Black remote control

      Originally posted 6/19/2013: Some Comcast Basic Cable customers around the Bay Area have reported audio issues with KQED and KQED Plus, on channels 9 and 10. The problem is not related to KQED’s transmission but may be caused by the language setting on your Comcast remote control. If your Comcast remote control is black, please […]

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

KQED DTV Channels

KQED 9

KQED 9
Comcast 9 and 709
Digital 9.1, 54.2 or 25.1

All widescreen and HD programs

KQED Plus

Channel 54
Comcast 10 and 710
Digital 9.2, 54.1 or 25.2

KQED Plus, formerly KTEH

KQED Life

KQED Life
Comcast 189
Digital 54.3

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

KQED World

KQED World
Comcast 190
Digital 9.3

History, world events, news, science, nature

v-me

V-Me
Comcast 191 & 621
Digital 54.5 or 25.3

24-hour national Spanish-language network

KQED Kids

KQED Kids
Comcast 192
Digital 54.4

Quality children's programming parents love too