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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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Climate Feedback

Friday, April 10, 2015

Scientist Emmanuel Vincent spearheads Climate Feedback, a group of scientists annotating climate change coverage online to bridge the gap between reportage and scientific fact. 

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Podcast Extra: Jon Ronson and Public Shaming

Thursday, April 02, 2015

WNYC
Brooke talks with Jon Ronson about his new book, So You've Been Publicly Shamed. 
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Wikipedia's Jimmy Wales Vs. NSA

Friday, March 20, 2015

The Wikimedia Foundation is suing the NSA over its "upstream" spy program. Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales discusses the "chilling effect" he says surveillance has on its users. 

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Confession and Suppression

Friday, March 20, 2015

OTM examines the line between making great documentary and heeding the law. Plus, Florida officials suppressing the term "climate change," and Wikipedia vs. NSA.

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#49 - Do URL Believe in Magic?

Friday, March 13, 2015

Etsy has a selection of mystics, spellcasters, and witches to help you get money now, have better sex, and become enviously beautiful.
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The Haunted Dolls of eBay

Friday, March 13, 2015

How do you shop for a haunted doll?
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User Experience: Feeling Calm Online

Monday, March 09, 2015

Shh shhh shhhh. Click here for Internet calm.
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#48 -- Art Critics Love Us On Yelp

Thursday, March 05, 2015

What happens when a professional critic reviews art on Yelp?
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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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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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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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#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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