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  1. Neil Gaiman Asks: Heard Any Good Books Lately? : NPR

    The audiobook is here to stay — in one form or another. And that’s fine with author Neil Gaiman, who has loved hearing stories since his childhood days. Gaiman talks to writer David Sedaris and reader Martin Jarvis about what makes a great audiobook — and a great reader.

    http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=120769925

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  2. Ramblings, Series 23: David Sedaris

    American author David Sedaris takes Clare Balding on a litter-picking walk in West Sussex.

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  3. Episode 763: BOTUS : Planet Money : NPR

    On today’s show, we get in on the future of investing. We build an automated stock-trading bot. It analyzes the twitter feed of President Donald Trump, then trades stocks with real money. Our money.

    http://www.npr.org/sections/money/2017/04/07/522897876/meet-botus-planet-money-s-stock-trading-twitter-bot

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    Tagged with bots

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  4. 21st Century Mythologies: The Shard

    In 1954, the French critic and semiotician Roland Barthes began a series of essays in which he analysed the popular culture of his day. He called his essays "Mythologies." In this series of witty talks, the acclaimed writer and critic Peter Conrad delivers a series of 21st Century Mythologies in a French accent of the mind. Conrad ranges over the defining effluvia of our era, from the Cronut to the Kardashians. Today Conrad looks at that defining landmark of the London skyline The Shard.

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  5. A Speck of Dust

    Jay Owens argues that dust is a lot more interesting than we think, and we ought to pay more attention to it.

    Jay has spent years researching dust, and produces a popular newsletter on the subject. In this fascinating Four Thought, recorded at the Design Museum in London, she shares some stories from the field of dust research that up until now have only been known to other ‘dust people’, as she calls her fellow dust researchers.

    Producer: Giles Edwards.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08mbjqp

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    Tagged with science

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  6. Marley Was Dead

    Peepolykus comedy drama from 2010. "A Christmas Carol, but not as you’ve ever heard it before."

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    Tagged with comedy

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  7. Designer Notes 23: Sid Meier - Part 1

    In this episode, Soren Johnson interviews legendary game designer Sid Meier, best known for designing Pirates!, Railroad Tycoon, and Civilization. They discuss using the Ayatollah Khomeini as an enemy, how Strike Eagle differentiated itself from Flight Simulator, and why the torpedo doesn’t go where the player aims it in Silent Spring.

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  8. Siri is dying. Long live Susan Bennett. - Typeform blog

    “Solving is the focus of the next interface battlefield which will be fought across web, mobile, and a wide internet of things.”

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  9. Nicolas Collins - It Was A Dark And Stormy Night

    Trace Elements Records, 1992.

    http://www.nicolascollins.com/darkandstormytracks.htm

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  10. Richard Herring’s Leicester Square Theatre Podcast: Simon Munnery

    An interview with the comedian’s comedian and avant garde comedy genius, Simon Munnery. In a frank interview Simon reveals the unwritten truth of Steve Coogan’s 1992 Edinburgh Fringe hospital visit, how Mark Lamarr did the bravest thing ever witnessed on stage, how Simon met his wife as a voice in the darkness during a gig that was spiralling out of control, setting up a restaurant that doesn’t serve food, and what it was like to play Malcolm Hardee’s legendary Tunnel Club.

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