Marketplace for Thursday, January 31, 2013
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In the latest Converation from the Corner Office, Kai Ryssdal talks to Sue Gardner, CEO of WikiMedia, about Wikipedia's global plans and the online encyclopedia's need for more female editors. New research suggests that millennials deal with credit card debt differently than past generations. Wired magazine's Kim Zetter discusses the Chinese hacking of the New York Times. With Alicia Keys being named a creative director for Blackberry -- day after tweeting from her iPhone -- we look into the complications of celebrity endorsements. And Scott Tong explores how lithium ion batteries are crucial in technology.
Posted In: Wikipedia, women
Wikimedia head Sue Gardner talks about growing the popular web collaboration project, Wikipedia.
Posted In: lithium, batteries
Prof. John Goodenough discovered the advance that made the lithium-ion battery -- and the wireless world -- possible. But now another breakthrough is needed.
Posted In: marijuana, Washington
The State Liquor Control Board needs an official marijuana consultant to advise on the finer points of all things cannabis.