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Smartphone Apps Help More Singles Find The Boy (Or Girl) Next Door

People have long looked to computers to meet potential dates. Some are now using their smartphones, too. A growing number of phone apps are using internal GPS to locate other potentially compatible singles nearby. But to date, far more men than women are signing up for the services.
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Photos On Facebook: Can There Be Too Many Babies (Or Animals)?

Social media experts Baratunde Thurston and Deanna Zandt answer questions about how to behave in the digital age. This week's topic: is there a limit to the number of baby — or animal — photos you should post to Facebook?
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Tech Week Ahead: What Went Wrong With Tech IPOs?

Host Audie Cornish looks ahead to the week's tech news with NPR's Steve Henn.
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Climate Services

Tech Tuesday explores how government planners, farmers, energy companies and a range of other businesses use climate and weather data for short and long-range planning.

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WikiLeaks' Assange Demands U.S. Cease 'Witch Hunt'

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is expected to make a public appearance Sunday, from the safety of the Ecuadoran embassy in London.
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At This Camp, Kids Learn To Question Authority (And Hack It)

DefCon Kids grew out of the largest, most important gathering of computer hackers on the planet. This camp encourages kids to take a hard, skeptical look at the machines that surround them, and teaches them to hack apart everything they can lay their hands on.
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Arbiter Of 'Interestingness' Navigates The 'Net

Maria Popova, editor of brainpickings.org (and the über tweeter behind @brainpicker), describes herself as an "interestingness hunter-gatherer obsessed with combinatorial creativity." Popova discusses her work, and explains why she thinks the blogosphere needs a "curators' code."

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