Technology

3:33am

Sun February 10, 2013
Digital Life

When Social Media And Romance Mix, It's Complicated

Originally published on Sun February 10, 2013 4:36 am

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RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:

When you get home from work, do you forego conversation with your significant other to check your BlackBerry during dinner, or update your Facebook status in bed? If so, you may want to turn the radio up for our next segment. All throughout the program today, we're exploring how the digital devices that make our lives more convenient can make our personal relationships more complicated, especially the romantic variety.

That's what Edward Hallowell told us.

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3:33am

Sun February 10, 2013
Digital Life

To Foster Communication, Bay Area Boss Cut Off Email

Originally published on Fri February 15, 2013 3:15 pm

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RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:

This is WEEKEND EDITION from NPR News. I'm Rachel Martin.

(SOUNDBITE OF MUSIC)

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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

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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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