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New Tech City

Putting heart and the human experience into tech coverage, WNYC's New Tech City with Manoush Zomorodi investigates what all the data, constant connectivity, and perpetual "upgrades" really mean for daily life. Follow @newtechcity and subscribe to the podcast for stories of discovery on how the digital age is altering our brains, relationships, and values. 

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"Be a Hater, Not a Jerk!": A Q+A with the Creator of Not @

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

New site Not @ can fill all your shady subtweet needs.
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Tell Us Where You Go To Feel Calm Online

Monday, March 02, 2015

For the latest User Experience, we want to hear about your Internet happy place.
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Free And Open

Friday, February 27, 2015

This week, net neutrality advocates celebrated the FCC's ruling that bans Internet service providers from giving faster connections to websites that pay for the privilege.

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Privacy For Ransom

Friday, February 27, 2015

GigaOm's Stacey Higginbotham on AT&T's new high speed internet "privacy fee" and how the media got it wrong.

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#47 - JebBushforPresident.com

Thursday, February 26, 2015

The owners of JebBushforPresident.com want to talk, but not about Jeb Bush.
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Reminder: Anyone Can Pay Money to Bug You on Facebook. Or Maybe Not.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

The price of your privacy is approximately one McChicken. And hey, did you know about the "Other" folder?
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Vicemo Shows Who's Paying for Drugs, Booze, and Sex

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Vicemo monitors Venmo transactions concerning all of life's illicit pleasures.
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#46 - Episode 45 Redux

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Two weeks ago, TLDR did an episode called "Quiet, Wadhwa." And then we became the story.
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User Experience: Content You Hate

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

What do you do about content you don't like online?
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Jeb Bush Published Every Email He Received as Governor

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

That's a lot of emails -- and a lot of email addresses.
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Down the Wikipedia Rabbit Hole: The Game: The Solutions!

Friday, February 06, 2015

Answers to yesterday's DIY Wikipedia game, and a few more puzzles because why not.
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Episode 45

Friday, February 06, 2015

A note to our listeners.
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Threat Assessment

Friday, February 06, 2015

The content of a new ISIS video shocks the world. Also, vaccinating children stokes faux controversy, again, and a new documentary has the Church of Scientology on the offensive.  

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The Case for Boredom

Thursday, February 05, 2015

The podcast New Tech City has kicked off a fascinating project that anyone can join in on. And, we want you to know about it. 
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Down the Wikipedia Rabbit Hole: The Game!

Thursday, February 05, 2015

A new board game puts all the time you've spent lazily clicking around the online encyclopedia to good use.
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The Corrector

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

There are a lot of mistakes in this dang world, Jon Delfin tries to correct one or two of them.
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User Experience: Weird Google Alerts

Friday, January 30, 2015

Readers sound off on their weird Google Alerts.
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Security Journalism Isn't A Crime

Friday, January 30, 2015

Journalist and activist Barrett Brown received a lengthy prison sentence for "linking to hacked material." Security journalist Quinn Norton worries her beat might now be criminalized.

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#44 - Prostitute Laundry

Thursday, January 29, 2015

"Let the priests tremble, we're going to show them our sexts!" (Not the type you're thinking.)
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