Why millennials aren’t having kids, Facial recognition technology

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The millennial generation is still having children at a lower rate than previous generations. We talk with a family expert about the reasons why. We also find out how our faces are being used as a digital commodity online.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Stephanie Coontz Guest
  • Kashmir Hill Guest

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