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danah boyd — Online Reflections of Our Offline Lives

Thursday, April 09, 2015

danah boyd has intriguing advice on the technologically-fueled generation gaps of our age — that our children’s immersion in social media may offer a kind of respite from their over-structured, overscheduled analog lives.

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On Being

[Unedited] danah boyd with Krista Tippett

Thursday, April 09, 2015

danah boyd has intriguing advice on the technologically-fueled generation gaps of our age — that our children’s immersion in social media may offer a kind of respite from their over-structured, overscheduled analog lives.

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On The Media

Geeks Bearing Gifts

Friday, February 13, 2015

Bob imagines new futures for news with journalism professor Jeff Jarvis.

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To the Best of Our Knowledge

Self-Publishing Success

Sunday, February 08, 2015

In 2011, as a relatively unknown writer, Hugth Howey released a dystopian science fiction novella on the internet. Readers loved it and clamored for more. Before any print copies had even been published, Howey's WOOL series sold hundeds of thousands of copies, earning him a small fortune. He believes that self-publishing is the future for lots of writers.

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The Takeaway

Making Money Off Music in the Digital Age

Monday, December 08, 2014

The provocative musician and songwriter explains how she's tried to remain malleable and employed in the age of digital music sharing. 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

All the Other Geniuses

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Steve Jobs wasn't alone in developing our digital revolution. His biographer Walter Isaacson talks about the group of pioneers who collaborated in making our modern digital world.

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WNYC News

Death By Trendy: Greenpoint's MTZ Electronics

Monday, October 20, 2014

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A repair shop operating for more than two decades is closing. The high price of real estate and New Yorkers' insatiable lust for the newest gadget has squeezed out MTZ Electronics.

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Soundcheck

It's Time For A Home Audio Revolution

Thursday, January 09, 2014

When it comes to portable digital audio, we're in a pretty good place -- we have phones that can play music, as well as iPods and tablets. But when it comes to home audio systems that play digital audio, things seem to have come to a bit of a standstill. Yes, there are individual wired docks that play music, and high-end solutions like wireless speaker systems from Sonos are available. But there aren't many mid-market options that can wirelessly stream audio from devices and play that audio throughout our homes.

Until now. At least, that's according to Evolver.fm editor Eliot Van Buskirk, who has proclaimed that 2014 could be the year that the home audio war "gets real." We'll ask him what he means and who's going to be jumping into the fray. 

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WNYC News

Interview: Brooke Gladstone on New York Mag's Schedule Change

Monday, December 02, 2013

New York Magazine, long known as a cultural touchstone and pioneer in the magazine journalism world, is going bi-weekly.

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New Tech City

Most Summer Camps Still Forbid Electronic Devices

Wednesday, July 03, 2013

Peg Smith, CEO of the American Camp Association, sheds some light on when and where campers are allowed to use personal electronic devices.  

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Radiolab

Isn't That King David? Nope, It's Just Dave

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Take something old, familiar and classical, add denim, polyester and glasses, and watch what happens! Two French artists create a new form of time travel.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Disconnected on the Web

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Ethan Zuckerman, co-founder of Global Voices Online, director of the MIT Center for Civic Media, and author of Rewire: Digital Cosmopolitans in the Age of Connection (W.W. Norton & Company, 2013), talks about why the ease of connecting with far-off places and people that technology allows has not translated into greater interest and attention to the rest of the world, and discusses how this could change.

Do you follow events in places you and your family have never lived?  Tell us where, how and why you seek out information from afar.

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Soundcheck

Vevo: Believing In Music Videos in 2013

Tuesday, June 04, 2013

We talk with a tech writer about the company that's betting that we still want to watch music.

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Soundcheck

#SongTitlesWithHashtags

Thursday, May 30, 2013

If you need any proof of how Twitter has affected our culture – just look at what’s happened to the old number sign. Back in the day, "#" just was a way to denote the word “number.” But throughout the past past few years, that humble little symbol has taken on a new title -- the “hashtag” -- and new significance on Twitter and other social media. And, now, it appears to have officially infiltrated the music biz, with hashtagged song and even album titles popping up all over the place. In the past month, artists like will.i.am, Mariah Carey and Busta Rhymes have all released songs with the symbol in the title. 

Joining us to discuss are Lexi Mainland, social media editor for The New York Times, Rembert Browne, staff writer for Grantland, and William Gruger, social/streaming chart manager at Billboard. 

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Schoolbook

NPR: Joel Klein's New Education Venture Sparks Suspicion

Friday, March 08, 2013

Former Schools Chancellor Joel Klein told NPR his new education company is focused solely on developing top-notch materials in math, science and English language arts. "Our commitment," Klein said, "is education only. We have no subsidiary agenda." That said, parent company News Corp. is seeking revenue to buttress other parts of its conglomerate.

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The Greene Space

DIGITAL BOOT CAMP

Friday, January 25, 2013

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On Being

Sherry Turkle — Alive Enough? Reflecting on Our Technology [remix]

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Sherry Turkle directs the MIT Initiative on Technology and Self. Her book, Alone Together, created a catchword for anxiety about the alienating potential of technology. But that's not really her message. We explore the real challenge she poses — that we c

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On Being

[Unedited] Sherry Turkle with Krista Tippett

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Sherry Turkle directs the MIT Initiative on Technology and Self. Her book, Alone Together, created a catchword for anxiety about the alienating potential of technology. But that's not really her message. We explore the real challenge she poses — that we c

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Radio Rookies

The Ripple Effects of Digital Waves

Friday, October 26, 2012

Three cheers for another successful year! Bravo to our youth organizers who did an incredible job of creating what is a now a great tradition of bringing together youth, youth media enthusiasts and media professionals! 

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New Tech City

New Tech City: New York City and Its Small Businesses Go Digital

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

A year ago, the city outlined its strategy to make municipal government and New York City residents more high-tech. This week WNYC's New Tech City goes one-on-one with the woman tapped to make it all happen, NYC’s Chief Digital Officer Rachel Haot.

 

A year ago, the city outlined its strategy to make municipal government and New York City residents more high-tech. This week’s Money Talking goes one-on-one with the woman tapped to make it all happen, NYC’s Digital Officer Rachel Haot

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