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ap_thompson_largeEvery day millions of people share text, photos, music, and video on the Internet. But until recently, there hasn’t been much interest in sharing non-musical sound. According to Wired contributor Clive Davis, we may be entering a new age of Internet audio. How does that sound to you?

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Patent imagePatents were originally designed to encourage creativity, but in the digital world they may be having the opposite effect. This engaging episode of public radio’s This American Life takes us inside the trenches of the intellectual property wars.

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How To Buy A Stolen Credit Card

June 28, 2011

We all know about the risks of credit card theft. But few of us know how it really works. This revealing, chilling report from NPR’s Planet Money takes you to an online marketplace for stolen numbers. It may change forever the way you see those plastic cards in your wallet. (A 4-minute NPR story includes […]

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Conversations with Robots

June 6, 2011

Be careful–you may be falling in love with a software robot. This episode of Radiolab—NPR’s clever and entertaining broadcast/podcast—explores many ways people talk to machines, including those alluring bots that populate online dating sites. Eliza, Furbie, Clever Bot, Bina—they’re all talking to us, and we’re listening. Radiolab puts it all in perspective in this fascinating […]

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