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Obama and the Future of the Internet

Friday, November 14, 2014

The president is siding with Silicon Valley and angering cable operators with his plan for preventing preferential Internet pricing and eliminating fast and slow lanes online.

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Studio 360

Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

Thursday, November 13, 2014

High Maintenance returns, Bryan Cranston yells at children, and Too Many Cooks owns the Internet. 
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The Longest Shortest Time

It's Like She Knows Us

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Sick of all the white couches and salads in stock photos of family life? Sara Given's hilarious Tumblr "It's Like They Know Us" skewers that world. And it was inspired by us!

The Takeaway

Internet at the Speed of Government?

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

President Obama came out in support of net neutrality this week. An advocate against the policy explains why he believes the internet is not a public utility.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: The Deep Scars of Battles Near and Far

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

This Veterans Day, we explore how WWI is still impacting us, one general reflects on the failures of the Iraq and Afghan wars, and we look at the untold story of Jackie Kennedy.

The Takeaway

The Five Best Things Online This Week

Friday, November 07, 2014

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

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Studio 360

Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

Thursday, November 06, 2014

Arcade games get Internet Archived, back-up singers shine in the spotlight, and movie typos get one step closer to the green light.
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The Takeaway

Five Things You Had To See Online This Week

Friday, October 31, 2014

T-Pain serenaded some NPR employees in his normal voice and he sounds incredible. R.L. Stine put out a spooky story. Taylor Swift got twitchy. Here's the best of what the web gave us.

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Studio 360

Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

Thursday, October 30, 2014

R.L. Stine extends his shelf-life again. Plus, great tunes from T-Pain, Taylor, and Aphex Twin. 
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The Takeaway

The FCC Vote That May Change The Web

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Two upcoming FCC actions could fundamentally alter the future and structure of the Internet. One former FCC commissioner explains what you need to know.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

A Warning Against the Comcast-Time Warner Merger

Thursday, October 30, 2014

The proposed merger of Comcast and Time Warner Cable has caused a stir. Michael Copps, former Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, talks about the proposal.

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Studio 360

The Story Behind The Greatest Halloween Video Ever In The History Of The Internet

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Matt Geiler didn't know what he was doing when he donned a pumpkin mask and a unitard on Halloween night 2006, but he created one of the internet's best viral videos. 
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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Internet Inequality, Combating Catcalling, and Lobbying Lawyers

Thursday, October 30, 2014

The Takeaway explores the FCC and net neutrality, a viral video about street harassment, and the influence of lobbyists on state attorneys general. 

New Tech City

EXTRA: Bill Binney and Ladar Levison Talk Cryptography

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Just how paranoid do we need to be of NSA spying? And what can we do about it? These guys know the threat first hand. 

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The Takeaway

Walter Isaacson on The History of the Future

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Here, author Walter Isaacson argues that big tech breakthroughs aren’t the work of solitary geniuses, but the result of collective cultural processes.

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On The Media

Ask Leah

Friday, October 24, 2014

Leah Reich was a 24-year old writing for a video game website who accidentally became Advisor-in-Chief to thousands of lonely teenaged boys. Including reporter PJ Vogt. 

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Studio 360

Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

Thursday, October 23, 2014

NASA launches a SoundCloud, Sleater-Kinney sets the stage for a comeback, and "Bradley Pitts" sits "Between Two Ferns."
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New Tech City

Containing Disease Like They Did in This Video Game

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Governments need to be able to predict how outbreaks spread and grow. But that's not so easy. Here's how one bizarre and totally accidental video game incident made the modeling smarter.

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Studio 360

Sideshow Podcast: Kutiman Keeps Making Music Thru You(Tube)

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

If YouTube had an A&R genius, his name would be Kutiman. He makes records by layering and sampling random musicians on YouTube. Just don't call it a gimmick.
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The Takeaway

The Best Five Things Online This Week

Friday, October 17, 2014

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

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