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Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:38:00 -0500Waymo, the company that began as Google's self-driving-car project, says a former manager "took extraordinary efforts to raid Waymo's design server and then conceal his activities."
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 08:57:22 -0500Former Bennington College President Liz Coleman believes higher education is overly-specialized & complacent. She says we need to encourage students to ask bigger questions and take more risks.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 08:57:22 -0500Sometimes, doctors just don't have the answers. Surgeon Kevin Jones says having the humility to acknowledge this leads to better medicine.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 08:00:00 -0500As the face of Austin's music office prepares to depart, the city's problems and successes may offer a lesson for the world at large about globalization and technology.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 07:00:13 -0500As part of our occasional series on storytelling in video games, we're looking at a game where the story fails: Shadow of Mordor, which won awards for its gameplay, but lacks a compelling narrative.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:32:00 -0500Sure they might be chubby — to put it charitably — but they're still tigers. And when Chinese zookeepers mobilized a drone to get them some exercise, the big cats had little trouble bringing it down.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 12:54:00 -0500There's no prize money involved, although League of Legends maker Riot Games offers scholarships for the e-sports teams at Ohio State and competitors at other Big Ten campuses.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 04:35:00 -0500A "March for Science" is set for April 22 in Washington, D.C., to show support for evidence-based public policy. But some worry the march will be seen as partisan, and may even undermine sound policy.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 18:03:00 -0500For the first African-American woman in space, her path to spaceflight and beyond includes trying to pave the way for more girls of color to follow in her footsteps.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:04:00 -0500Yuval Noah Harari expects we'll soon engineer our bodies in the same way we design products. "I think in general medicine ... will switch from healing the sick to upgrading the healthy," he says.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:40:00 -0500A former engineer for the ride-hailing app Uber published a blog post this weekend claiming that she faced sexual harassment while working at the company. Uber says it's investigating the allegations.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:40:00 -0500NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks to Cass Sunstein about his new book, #Republic: Divided Democracy in the Age of Social Media. He says democracy needs people to come across a variety of viewpoints, and much of social media limits that exposure.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 13:43:00 -0500Uber's CEO has ordered an investigation into a sexual harassment claim made by a female engineer after she published a blog post detailing her experience.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 14:41:00 -0500Mark Zuckerberg has announced a plan to make Facebook the only primary platform people use to connect to others virtually. But he fails to discuss the responsibilities that come with that power.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 08:01:00 -0500A new feature allows users to create lists of places and share them with friends. Is Google Maps trying to become a social network or to collect more information about its users? Maybe both.