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Friday, August 07, 2009

Today we take a look at how technology is changing music with Moby and Wall Street Journal columnist Walter Mossberg. Then Anthony Flint looks back on how Jane Jacobs's epic struggle with Robert Moses changed the way we think about the American city. And Please Explain is about dying languages.

Mossberg, Moby, and Music

Moby and Walter Mossberg,The Wall Street Journal "Personal Technologies" columnist, discuss the ways technology has changed how music is created and how fans acquire and discover music.

Event: Moby and Walter Mossberg will be in conversation
Monday, August 10th, at 7:30 pm
Lincoln Center's Rose Building
165 West ...

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Wrestling with Moses

Anthony Flint gives an account of how Jane Jacobs stood up to developer Robert Moses in New York City in the 1950s and 1960s, and what that confrontation has meant for urban planning in this country. His book is Wrestling with Moses: How Jane Jacobs Took on New ...

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Please Explain: Endangered Languages

More than half of the world's nearly 7,000 languages are at risk of dying out in the next century. On this week's Please Explain, we take a look at what causes languages to disappear and the efforts to document and revive endangered languages around the world. Gregory ...

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