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Joi Ito - Pop Tech 2014

Joi Ito is at PopTech this weekend. He talks about his worry that Americans - students, in particular - may be losing their love of rebelliousness. Read More...

beer flight

While ancient civilizations were building pyramids and mapping the globe, they also brewed up a new use for grains. William Bostwick, author of The Brewer's Tale, discusses the intersection between beer and innovation. Read More...

Nielsen sheet

TV shows live and die by Nielsen ratings, but does their data still matter in a Netflix world? It all depends on advertisers, says TIME media critic James Poniewozik. Read More...

law library

Lawyers, suited up and steeped in tradition, aren’t usually seen as cutting-edge, but embracing technology may be the only thing to save the legal profession. Read More...

a colorful office

A new generation of workers has a new generation of values - which can mean walking away from raises and promotions. Read More...

classic arcade game

When one electrical engineer’s dreams of working for Disney were dashed, he didn’t give up. Instead, he invented something that changed the world. Read More...

Gutenberg Bible

If you don’t think sewers are as impressive as iPads, think again. Author Steven Johnson explores some innovations with unintended consequences. Read More...

Chicago Skyway

With school back in session, freeways across the country are more congested than ever. One traffic expert says there’s a clear solution. But are people willing to pay? Read More...

millennials

Millennials have been lauded and lamented, but many issues this generation faces are universal. Anya Kamenetz, author of Generation Debt, and David D. Burstein author of Fast Future discuss what it really means to be a millennial. Read More...

Marc Maron

When life handed him lemons, Marc Maron decided to create a podcast - and it took off. Read More...

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