Technology

3:05am

Sun February 10, 2013
Digital Life

Raising Personable Children, Even If They're Glued To Phones

Originally published on Sun February 10, 2013 2:00 pm

The Jordans use an iPad to talk to their daughter, Kelly, who's at school in Chicago.
Marie McGrory for NPR

Weekend Edition Sunday is taking a look at how technology affects personal relationships. Along with romantic and workplace connections, family dynamics are shifting.

The Jordans are a classic example of a family trying to figure out how to use technology without feeling disconnected from one another. Sue and David have five kids: two off at college and three still at home.

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7:10am

Fri February 8, 2013
The Two-Way

Bush Family's Emails Hacked; Probe Under Way

Originally published on Fri February 8, 2013 7:35 am

Former presidents George H.W. Bush (left) and George W. Bush at a 2010 World Series game in Arlington, Texas.
Matt Slocum/Pool Getty Images

A Smoking Gun report about the hacking of several email accounts belonging to members of presidents George W. and George H.W. Bush's family and some family friends has prompted a criminal investigation.

The Houston Chronicle says that Bush family spokesman Jim McGrath confirmed an investigation is under way, but declined further comment.

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12:53pm

Thu February 7, 2013
Planet Money

Planet Money Meets Radiolab

Radiolab
via Radiolab

On the latest Radiolab:

Picture the scrum of the stock exchange — the flurry of buying and selling, the split-second decisions that make and break fortunes. Then take out all the humans and accelerate everything until you literally can't keep up. Jad visits the inhumanly fast world of modern-day, high-speed trading with NPR's David Kestenbaum.

Listen to the show.

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12:08pm

Thu February 7, 2013
The Two-Way

NTSB Says Regulators Should Reconsider Approval Of Dreamliner Battery

Originally published on Thu February 7, 2013 12:26 pm

Pieces of damaged electrode coils from a battery cell that resulted in a fire aboard a Japan Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner airplane at Logan International Airport in Boston.
Saul Loeb AFP/Getty Images

2:17pm

Wed February 6, 2013
Technology

Google Maps Out Colorado Ski Runs

Screencap showing off the view under the lift
Google Maps

Google has taken it's mapping technology to the slopes. Street views, routes, and run and lift maps for 38 of the most popular mountains in the U.S. and Canada, including 11 of Colorado's ski resorts, can now be found on Google Maps.

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