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China's One App to Rule them All

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

One vexed husband tries to understand WeChat, an addictive app that pervades Chinese-American circles. 


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Listen to Lucy

Small talk makes a big difference

Monday, February 24, 2014

Small talk makes a big difference


Radio Rookies

One Teen's Take: The Media’s Imprint on Sexual Cyber Bullying

Wednesday, April 10, 2013


Many teenagers see derogatory, sexual references like slut, whore and ho made by and about our peers on a near-daily basis in our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram feeds. But how do we react? Do we laugh it off and comment, like the majority of the populace? Or do we stick up for our buddies, risking our own image and likability?  Until last week, my answer was the first of the two: I embraced complacency.

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Join Our Live Chat of the Grammy Awards

Friday, February 10, 2012

On Sunday, WNYC will host a live chat during the CMS telecast of the Grammy Awards. Join the conversation at 8 P.M. to get an awards play-by-play and nuggets of obscure Grammys trivia from Soundcheck host John Schaefer, Time Out New York Music Writer Sophie Harris and an assortment of other New York Public Radio culture vultures.

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The New Yorker: Out Loud

Adam Gopnik on human and computer intelligence

Monday, March 28, 2011

Adam Gopnik on human and computer intelligence.