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Multimedia | Apr 14, 2014

Here's to the Late Adopters

Sometimes it's OK to wait for the bugs to get worked out before jumping into new tech. By Emily Eifler   

Multimedia | Mar 30, 2014

Helping the Game Industry Face Itself

A new study finds what we've known for a while now: the video game industry is sexist. By Emily Eifler   

Multimedia | Mar 27, 2014

Pandora Isn't Perfect, And That's OK

How one music afficionado came to terms with the Oakland Internet radio giant. By Jonathan Curiel   

Multimedia | Mar 25, 2014

Three Highlights from the 2014 Game Developers Conference

The annual gathering of game makers, marketers and thinkers was March 17-21 in San Francisco. With numerous talks and new game demos, these are three highlights from the five-day fest. By Emily Eifler   

Multimedia | Mar 09, 2014

Never Pay with Free to Play

A handful on online games that you can play right now -- for free. By Emily Eifler   

Multimedia | Feb 02, 2014

Broken Age: A First Time for Everything.

Act One of Tim Schafer and Double Fine's Broken Age was released this week. The game raised 3 million for development on Kickstarter and has been the subject of intense scrutiny. By Emily Eifler   

Multimedia | Jan 31, 2014

Help KQED Improve Our Arts Coverage

KQED has begun a process of increasing and improving our coverage of arts and entertainment. To guide us, we're asking you to tell us about your preferences and habits. PLEASE TAKE A SHORT SURVEY. By KQED Arts   

Multimedia | Jan 14, 2014

Local Radio: From '99% Invisible' to 100% Crowd Funded

How local producer Roman Mars turned a weekly 4 1/2 minute radio program about design and architecture into one of the most popular podcasts in the country. By Adrienne Blaine   

Multimedia | Jan 08, 2014

10 Ideas for Cleaning Up Your Internet Act

On and offline tips for how to be a better you in 2014. By Emily Eifler   

Multimedia | Jan 07, 2014

Layman's Linguistics: Lexicon Valley

If you're the kind of intellectual -- ahem, nerd -- who enjoys correcting other people's grammar and lecturing strangers about proper word choice, you'll find a kindred spirit in Slate's Senior Producer, Mike Vuolo, whose podcast about language, Lexicon Valley, champions your kind. By Adrienne Blaine   

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  • Gamer, Girlfriend Take Relationship To Next Level After Super Mario Proposal

    Pam Edwards was playing the video game next to her boyfriend, Shane Birkinbine. Little did she know, Birkinbine had redesigned the level so the bricks spelled out "Will you marry me?"

  • North Korea Linked To Cyber Attacks On Asian Banks

    Cybersecurity researchers are linking a recent spate of attacks against Asian banks to North Korea. The digital security firm Symantec says the recent breaches in Asia have identical lines of malicious software deployed in the high profile attack against Sony Pictures in 2014. The FBI has tied North Korea to the Sony attack.

  • After Departure Of Uber, Lyft In Austin, New Companies Enter The Void

    Earlier this month, voters in Austin, Texas, rejected an effort to overturn the city's rules for ride-hailing companies. Uber and Lyft tried to prevent fingerprinting of their drivers, and now both have left town. A few other ride-share companies have popped up to help fill the void. NPR explores how people are getting around town without Uber and Lyft.

  • Hospitals Struggle With How To Innovate In Age Of New Technology

    A growing number of hospitals offer state of the art technology. But what that means varies widely from hospital to hospital and in fact, many hospitals continue to grapple with how to upgrade and innovate in traditional systems. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to Dr. Neal Sikka, who works on innovation and technology at George Washington University Hospital.

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