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Minding your p's and q's with your laptop

Sep 8, 2010
Kai Ryssdal talks to Clifford Nass, author of "The Man Who Lied to His Laptop," about people's surprisingly human interactions with technology.

Google Instant: Save seconds per search

Sep 8, 2010
Google realized people type much slower than they read, so they created Google Instant. Using information collected on you, Google Instant shows results -- as you search -- instantly.

There is a horse in the Apple store

Sep 8, 2010
Go read this.
Posted In: apple, horse

Environmental menace of methane-laden cow burps eliminated by oregano

Sep 8, 2010
Well, possibly. Regardless, Penn State professor Alexander Hristov experimented for six years with different substances to feed to cows to get them...
Posted In: cows

Google tries to get peoples' attention. It works.

Sep 8, 2010
Yesterday, the Google.com page was all these crazy bouncing balls. Today it's white lettering that fills in color letter by letter when you type...
Posted In: Google

Who the Internet has hurt and helped

Sep 8, 2010
Seems like just about everyday there's another story about how the Internet has reshaped business or how some iPhone app has put some poor mom-and-pop out of their jobs. Porter Bibb at Mediatech Capital Partners spent a lot of his career in old media, and talks with Jeremy Hobson about the impact the Internet has had.
Posted In: Internet

Craigslist censors self, decries censorship

Sep 8, 2010
Responding to criticism, Craigslist takes down its "adult services" section. But how much responsibility over the ads in such areas should the site claim?

Double Rainbow LIVE

Sep 7, 2010
Some geek rock royalty on stage here: MC Frontalot, Jonathan Coulton, and Paul and Storm rocking the autotuned version of Double Rainbow.
Posted In: double rainbow, Oh My God

The future, according to Eric Schmidt

Sep 7, 2010
I keep wondering whether someone at Google will tell this guy to stop talking. A while back was Schmidt's assertion that in the future it will be...
Posted In: Google

Amazon poaches key game exec from Microsoft

Sep 7, 2010
This is kind of weird considering that Amazon is not exactly known for making original games. Nonetheless, Andre Vrignaud who served as MSFT's...
Posted In: Amazon, games, Kindle, Microsoft

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