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The Takeaway

The Five Best Things On The Internet This Week

Friday, March 27, 2015

Studio 360 producer Sean Rameswaram rounds up another five amazing gifts from the Internet. Charlie XCX skewers social media, and Vin Diesel trolls the planet.

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Studio 360

Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

Friday, March 27, 2015

Charli XCX skewers social media and Vin Diesel maybe trolls the universe to win the internet this week.
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Studio 360

Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

Friday, March 20, 2015

Kendrick Lamar drops an album, pimps a butterfly, wins the internet this week. 
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The Takeaway

Free Speech & Censorship in The Age of Facebook

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

What should and shouldn’t be censored in the public sphere has been a tough question that the Supreme Court has never been able to figure out. Can Facebook?

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Studio 360

Snap, Crackle, Pop Stars: Portraits in Cereal

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Artist Sarah Rosado plays with her breakfast food to make portraits of pop's most recognizable faces.
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The Takeaway

The Best Five Things Online This Week

Friday, March 13, 2015

Every Friday, Sean Rameswaram, a producer with Studio 360 and host of the podcast Sideshow, rounds up the week in internet phenomena.

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Studio 360

Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

Friday, March 13, 2015

The dinosaurs from the TV show Dinosaurs dancing to Notorious B.I.G.'s "Hypnotize" wins the internet this week.
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Money Talking

Death, Taxes and Cyberattacks: They're Here to Stay

Friday, March 13, 2015

Companies are looking to protect themselves by taking out insurance plans as cyberspace becomes more vulnerable to attacks.

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The Takeaway

Our Social Media Profiles, Ourselves

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Jacob Silverman is author of "Terms of Service: Social Media and the Price of Constant Connection." He says that our use of social media is fundamentally changing how we live. 

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Studio 360

21st Century Hip Hop's 15th Century Look

Monday, March 09, 2015

The Tumblr B4XVI's photo mashups show that Kanye West, Rick Ross, and Drake may be drawing inspiration from the Renaissance. 
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Studio 360

Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

Friday, March 06, 2015

Fifty Shades of Hutt, a "Total Eclipse of the Heart" explainer, and classical music's chest-baring heartthrob win the internet this week.
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The Brian Lehrer Show

The Future Is Now

Friday, March 06, 2015

Generation X novelist Douglas Coupland and Shumon Basar talk about their new book, modeled on The Medium is the Massage.

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The Takeaway

The Best Five Things Online This Week

Friday, February 27, 2015

Every Friday, Sean Rameswaram, a producer with Studio 360 and host of the podcast Sideshow, rounds up the week in internet phenomena.

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Studio 360

Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

Friday, February 27, 2015

Seinfeld vs Limp Bizkit, FiveThirtyEight's fantasy football, a Power Rangers fan film, and Tig Notaro won the internet this week.
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The Leonard Lopate Show

The Other Risk of Looking Up Medical Information Online

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Many companies that dispense health advice also collect, track, and sell our search queries to a variety of sources.

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The Takeaway

The Fight Against Digital Dead Zones

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Forget streaming Netflix—many children in Western Massachusetts sit in cars in library parking lots in order to access wifi to complete homework assignments. 

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WNYC News

Deal or No Deal? New York State Needs to Approve Cable Merger

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Comcast wants to merge with Time Warner Cable. New York State needs to approve the deal. And advocates for low-income residents want promises of free and discounted service.

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The Takeaway

Municipally Owned Networks: The Future of The Open Web?

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

In addition to tomorrow's vote on net neutrality, the FCC will also decide whether or not to intervene in two states that have laws that limit municipally owned internet networks.

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The Takeaway

How Kansas City Became an Internet Powerhouse

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

In 2011, Google announced that Kansas City, Missouri would become a test site for Google Fiber, which offers a connection that's up to 100 times faster than today's basic broadband.

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The Takeaway

Web Utopias & Dial Up Dead Zones: The Fight for Net Neutrality

Monday, February 23, 2015

Should all internet traffic be treated equally? That's the question before the Federal Communications Commission this week.

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