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To Foster Communication, Bay Area Boss Cut Off Email

Shayne Hughes, CEO of Learning as Leadershipo, thought his staff had become too dependent on email to communicate. So he launched an experiment: no internal email for one whole week.
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When Social Media And Romance Mix, It's Complicated

While social media and smartphones can make our lives more convenient, they can also make create problems for our personal relationships. Psychiatrist Edward Hallowell says he sees often couples whose problems stem from their attachment to technology. But others say technology has brought them closer together.
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'We Need To Talk': Missed Connections With Hyper-Connectivity

In a world of increased virtual connections, are we missing something? Weekend Edition Sunday is exploring a few of the places where technology can actually drive us apart and make real intimacy tough: in our romantic relationships, with our kids, even in the workplace.
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Raising Personable Children, Even If They're Glued To Phones

Technology is ever-present in the Jordan household. But Sue and David also want to make sure their five kids know how to relate to each other in person.
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An Accused Killer Seeks An Audience With Everyone

The former Los Angeles police officer accused of killing three people and shooting others addressed a letter to Americans airing his grievances. How are we to respond?
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Twitter's Vine App Raises Questions About Social Media Age Restrictions

Twitter's Vine video app is just 2 weeks old, but it's already been updated to add a 17+ rating. However, any user can just click "OK" to get around the age limit. Internet safety advocates say social media sites aren't doing enough to protect younger users from inappropriate material.

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