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A slow media movement

Nov 17, 2009
Have Facebook friend requests, cell-phone messages, incessant emails and texts made it impossible to disconnect? Feel overwhelmed? Sally Herships reports on one solution.
Posted In: Internet, Science

A degree in drones (or, unmanned aircraft systems)

May 23, 2013
The FAA hasn't green-lighted much civilian use of drones yet but when they do, one university is ready with graduates to pilot them.
Posted In: drones
11 on the importance of funding science education

Aug 10, 2011
The frontman of the musical group Black Eyed Peas also happens to be the director of creative innovation at Intel. And this Sunday, he hopes to shed light on a foundation teaching young people about science and innovation
Posted In: Science

Freakonomics: The etiquette of 'following' on Twitter

Mar 8, 2011
To follow or not to follow? It may not be such a simple choice on the social media site.
Posted In: Internet

Nicaragua invades Costa Rica after error on Google Maps

Nov 5, 2010
Apparently the way Google Maps draws one particular section of the border between the two countries is off by about 3000 meters, showing it to be...
Posted In: google maps, oh nicaragua, search, world

The impact of court's ruling for Comcast

Apr 6, 2010
Washington Post tech writer Cecilia Kang talks with Kai Ryssdal about the court of appeals ruling that says the FCC didn't have the right to regulate net neutrality with respect to Comcast and other Internet service providers.
Posted In: Science

Recession is over? They must be blind.

Dec 21, 2009
Commentator K.C. Cole says economic "experts" who say the recession is over must be so blinded by rising stock prices and corporate profits that they don't notice the shuttered stores and unemployed workers all around them.
Posted In: Science

New gadgets? Everybody in the pool!

Aug 27, 2008
Kai Ryssdal jumps into the pool with Kevin Pereira of G4's "Attack of the Show" to try out some of the latest technology that doesn't have any trouble getting wet.
Posted In: Science

ESPN tries to kill the trolls: Facebook comments only

Jul 17, 2013
After more than five years of anonymous comments, now requires your Facebook account if you have something to say.
Posted In: Sports, Facebook, comments, Web Culture, espn

Freakonomics Radio: Baby, you can program my (driverless) car

May 29, 2013
Freakonomics takes a ride in a driverless car and looks at how they'll change technology on the outside.
Posted In: auto industry, Tech, driverless cars



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