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Friday, November 20, 2009 | 11:00 AM
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We speak with the founder of Pandora, the online music service that claims it knows what you want to hear.

 
Thursday, November 19, 2009 | 11:00 AM

Poker and American history. How the game of presidents, cowboys, gangsters, and online gamblers helped shape America.

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Thursday, November 19, 2009 | 10:00 AM

Rupert Murdoch wants to block the search giant from scooping free content from his newspapers. We’ll look at the staredown.

 
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 | 10:00 AM

Google, Apple and a whole tech universe are vying for the next great prize: mobile computing. We’ll ask how life changes with a smartphone in everyone’s pocket.

 
Monday, September 14, 2009 | 11:00 AM

We talk with two top computer scientists about how “total recall” technology could change all our lives.

 
Monday, August 10, 2009 | 11:00 AM

Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, Apple. The Internet wars are hot. We’ll ask what’s at stake as the battle shifts from desktops to the digital cloud.

 
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 | 11:00 AM

We look at the addictive, cathartic world of Internet confession.

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Tuesday, April 14, 2009 | 10:00 AM

Vivian Schiller — the tip-top boss of NPR — joins us for a conversation on the future of public radio and to take your calls.

 
Wednesday, April 8, 2009 | 10:00 AM

Facebook’s social network is 200 million strong and growing fast. But the culture and its expectations are changing. We’ll look at the Facebook evolution.

 
Thursday, April 2, 2009 | 10:00 AM
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They’re calling it “GhostNet” — a vast cyber-spying network, suspected to be run from China. We talk with the computer sleuths who uncovered it, and ask them how they did it.

 
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Oct 31, 2014
Nurse Kaci Hickox, right, and her boyfriend, Ted Wilbur are followed by a Maine State Trooper as they ride bikes on a trail near her home in Fort Kent, Maine, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014.  (AP)

Quarantines and Ebola. An exploding rocket. Apple’s CEO comes out. Hawaiian lava flows. Midterms in the home stretch. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

Oct 31, 2014
Doc Sportello (Joaquin Phoenix) and Sauncho Smilax (Beninico del Toro) share a drink in a scene from the upcoming Paul Thomas Anderson film, "Inherent Vice," an adaptation of the Thomas Pynchon novel of the same name. (Courtesy Warner Bros. Entertainment)

from “Interstellar” to “Into the Woods.” The biggest and best movies of the fall and holiday seasons. What to see, what to skip.

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Oct 30, 2014
Soylent is a new meal-replacement substance meant to offer a complete nutritional alternative to traditional food. (Courtesy Soylent)

Soylent is a grey smoothie the consistency of pancake batter that claims it can replace all your food. On a crowded planet, is this the future of food? Plus: what does the Antares rocket crash mean for private space travel?

 
Oct 30, 2014
Realtor Helen Hertz stands in front of one of her listings in Cleveland Heights, Ohio Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. Hertz, a real estate agent for more than three decades, has seen firsthand what has happened to the market in the wake of the recession and foreclosure crisis. (AP)

Home ownership rates are at a 20-year low. Millennials and more aren’t buying. We’ll look at what American’s think now about owning a home.

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A Bit More On The History Of Quarantine
Thursday, Oct 30, 2014

So this whole quarantine thing — why to do it, when to do it, and when to just say no.

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The Explicast, Episode Two: Why Is Election Day On A Tuesday?
Friday, Oct 24, 2014

The Explicast is back for another round. This time, we’re looking at Election Day, and why we all keep voting on a random Tuesday in early November.

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Our Week In The Web: October 24, 2014
Friday, Oct 24, 2014

On comments, comment sections, and ROY G BIV.

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