When should you rob a bank?

May 6, 2015
The guys behind "Freakonomics" answer that question and more in their new book.
Posted In: freakonomics, book, bank robbery, blog

Your Brain = Lake Michigan

May 16, 2013
Here's a calculation that might take some time to process. If you were to measure the computing power of the human brain and convert it to fluid ounces, you'd get the volume of of Lake Michigan.
Posted In: blog, human brain, processing power

Clearly, Future Tense has the magic touch

Apr 28, 2010
On today's show, we talked about the potential sale of Palm and indicated that no one appeared to be rushing forth with a checkbook to buy the...
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Privacy hole in new Facebook?

Apr 27, 2010
On the last episode of the show we talked about the changes to Facebook that make your life on the social media site even more public. We also...
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How to opt out of Facebook's new features.

Apr 26, 2010
Look, it's going to take a while. But here's what you do:...
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Yes, but is Schumer on Farmville?

Apr 26, 2010
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) has asked the FTC to design privacy rules for social networking sites, including clear guidelines on how...
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SEC employees watching online porn on the clock

Apr 23, 2010
As Sgt. Quon awaits a ruling from the Supreme Court about whether his employer violated his privacy rights when they read the sexually explicit...
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Indictments in Gizmodo iPhone case

Apr 22, 2010
Well, not court indictments. Not yet anyway. But John Gruber of Daring Fireball presents his case quite strongly. A good long read and this toward...
Posted In: apple, blog, iPhone, sma, smartphones


Apr 21, 2010
Apple's iPhone business, which didn't exist three years ago, now represents a whopping 40% of the company's revenue, and has been the company's bi...
Posted In: apple, blog, smartphones


Apr 21, 2010
Okay, so go to this page on IMDB. See if you notice anything....
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