Technology

March 3, 2015 | NPR · FAA Administrator Michael Huerta tells a House panel that some vulnerabilities reported in a congressional study have been fixed, and the agency is working on others.
 

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March 3, 2015 | NPR · Becoming Internet-famous is a gold mine for some, a nightmare for others. The world of memes can pit free speech against the desire for privacy. And laws generally aren’t keeping up, an expert says.
 

March 3, 2015 | NPR · In his new book, Kevin Carey envisions a future in which online education programs solve two of colleges’ biggest problems: costs and admissions.
 

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March 3, 2015 | NPR · The arrangement circumvented a process that could have automatically preserved Clinton’s email communications in government archives.
 

Veniam
March 2, 2015 | NPR · A new service in a Portuguese city not only provides commuters with free Internet connections but also helps collect data that make the municipality run more efficiently.
 

March 2, 2015 | NPR · He once said: “Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.” That quote often comes up in the context of new technology.
 

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March 2, 2015 | NPR · To get the most out of your smartphone, do you really need a cellphone plan? That’s the question a Wall Street Journal reporter tried to answer by relying only on Wi-Fi networks for a month.
 

Tinder
March 2, 2015 | NPR · Tinder launches a new version with added features, including the ability to have another look at a potential match you swiped away. But there’s a catch: Your age will determine how much you pay.
 

March 2, 2015 | NPR · The NASDAQ composite index returned to territory it hasn’t seen since the heyday of the dot-com boom, closing above the 5,000 mark Monday.
 

ProPublica
February 27, 2015 | ProPublica · Since 2009, a federal watchdog has levied only 22 penalties against health care organizations for failing to safeguard information about patients.
 

 

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News

UPI/Landov
March 4, 2015 | NPR · No telling yet which side will win. But did Justice Kennedy’s mixed signals Wednesday hint that he was leaning toward the administration’s view of federal subsidies for health insurance?
 

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March 4, 2015 | NPR · Despite a minority suspected of holding extremist views, the vast majority of French Muslims say they feel fully integrated into society. France has the largest number of Muslims in Western Europe.
 

March 4, 2015 | NPR · State Department Spokeswoman Marie Harf said the motivation for the attack on Mark Lippert is unknown. The injuries, Harf said, are not life-threatening.
 

Arts & Life

March 4, 2015 | NPR · Tina Fey co-created the quirky comedy The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt for Netflix; John Ridley made the emotionally raw drama American Crime for ABC. TV critic David Bianculli says they’re both good.
 

Matt Doyle
March 4, 2015 | NPR · The Web series centers on a pot dealer who bikes around Brooklyn delivering to clients. Katja Blichfeld and Ben Sinclair say they drew on their experiences and friends’ generosity to make the show.
 

Fox
March 4, 2015 | NPR · There are certain stories that very few shows can tell without falling on their faces. The Mindy Project may be able to beat those lousy odds.
 

Music

Courtesy of SFJAZZ
March 4, 2015 | WBGO+JAZZ.org · This year, the octet has chosen to salute a tenor sax titan and a long-time San Francisco resident. It plays re-arrangements of Henderson classics along with new original pieces live in concert.
 

March 4, 2015 | SCPR · The district has made progress, but many students are stuck with broken strings, squeaky horns and out-of-tune pianos.
 

Courtesy of the artist
March 4, 2015 | NPR · Ancient tribal techno meets The Blair Witch Project in the eeriest music video of 2015 so far.
 

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