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New Hampshire Library Defends Use Of Online Anonymity Software

NPR's Robert Siegel interviews librarian Chuck McAndrew about using Tor — software that allows users to search the web without revealing their identity or location — in the New Hampshire library system.
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Pokemon Go Is Catching Us All — In Unexpected Ways

After being released last week, the augmented reality game is the most popular app in the world, landing people in odd places and weird, sometimes dangerous situations.
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Andy Stern: "Raising The Floor"

The former head of the SEIU explores how new technology will impact American workers and makes the case for a universal basic income.

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Matt Lewis: Smartphone Era Challenges Americans' Established Perceptions On Race And Policing

What does it take to change your perception of people or an institution? NPR's Rachel Martin talks with columnist Matt Lewis about how the smartphone era has altered how he now views the police.
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Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes Barred From Operating Labs For Two Years

Theranos aimed at disrupting the blood testing industry by using only a few drops of blood. But now, regulators say they will bar the company's dynamic CEO from owning or running a lab for two years.
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How Social Media Impacts The Conversation On Racial Violence

This week, two black men were shot by police and their deaths were witnessed by those on social media. NPR's Lynn Neary talks with Gene Demby of NPR's Codeswitch blog about the role of social media.
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In An Apparent First, Police Used A Robot To Kill

Dallas police used a bomb-disposal robot to deliver explosives to a suspected gunman, killing him. Experts say robots aren't new to law enforcement but this use was unprecedented.
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Bodybuilders Beef Over A Workout Supplement — And A Stanford Patent

Two bodybuilders go at it in a legal battle that reveals how university patents for federally funded research can end up in unexpected places.
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Dallas Shooting Adds To Pessimism On Social Media

Rachel Martin talks with Gene Demby of NPR's Code Switch team about reaction on social media to the killing of five police officers in the wake of police shootings of black men earlier this week.
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LISTEN: At Hirshhorn, An Exhibit For Audio Adventurers

The ninth annual "Sound Scene" turns the Hirshhorn museum into a sonic playground.

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