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Deb Roy

If you think there's been a major upheaval in media, buckle your seatbelt. According to Deb Roy, Twitters Chief Media Scientist, social sites are about to fundamentally change politics, entertainment, and much more. Read More...

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Origami may soon start saving lives. That's the hope of Stanford professor Manu Prakash, who created the Foldscope - a foldable paper microscope. He says it will help healthcare workers who need to quickly diagnose diseases like malaria. And it could be a low-cost, high-payoff tool for curious students around the world. Read More...

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BJ Fogg, head of Stanford University’s Persuasive Technology Lab, discusses how the most successful tech companies make us form new habits. Read More...

Old-fashioned medicine ad

Sick of getting lost in page after page of health websites? Thomas Goetz, founder of Iodine and author of The Decision Tree: Taking Control of Your Health in the New Era of Personalized Medicine, says what we’re missing is good design. Read More...

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Technology is affecting how we sleep, but not in the ways that you’d think. Read More...

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