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Soon, a trip to the airport might mean a skeleton scan

Yesterday, body scan images were in the news thanks to a handful of U.S. Senators who want to know why 35,000 images taken of people walking into a...
Posted In: privacy, scan, security
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The Internet Tycoon Instruction Manual

Christian Sandvig is Associate Professor of Communication, Media and Cinema Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign and a Faculty...
Posted In: Christian Sandvig, fcc, games, net neutrality
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Net Neutrality: What Are We Fighting For?

Net Neutrality is a complicated issue.  The recent Google/Verizon policy proposal has raised new questions about the open internet - the idea...
Posted In: broadband, fcc, Google, net neutrality, open internet, Verizon, wireless
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North Korea gets on social media with hilarious results

Well, if you have a particular sense of humor anyway. Never known as the most web savvy of nations, North Korea has posted a series of web videos...
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Notes from a Disappointed Fanboy

Net Neutrality is a complicated issue.  The recent Google/Verizon policy proposal has raised new questions about the open internet - the idea that...
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Google Wave is dead. Here are your haiku eulogies.

We asked our Twitter followers to write eulogies for Google Wave in haiku form. Here are some of what you came up with:...
Posted In: Google, haiku, wave
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Angry Birds: An Appreciation, by Paul F. Tompkins

(Note: We noticed on Twitter a while back that famed comedian and friend of the show Paul F. Tompkins was somewhat obsessed with the iPhone game...
Posted In: angry birds, Internet, tompkins
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The Internet: Bringing Families Together

We're just wrapping up tomorrow's show, about social networking for little kids (and how it might not be as bad a thing as you think). And of...
Posted In: family, harassment, privacy, YouTube
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Coming soon: Magazine Motion Sickness

While putting together today's episode on whether the iPad can save magazines, I took in this nifty video of how Viv Magazine is turning their...
Posted In: hogwarts, iPad, magazines, publishing
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Shhh: Google quietly fails at something (else)

Powerful as it may be, and as much as it continues to absorb, amoeba-like, the collected knowledge of the world, Google has its fair share of...
Posted In: Google, phones

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