Fair warning: There are no actual jazz chickens in Eddie Izzard’s new Believe Me: A Memoir of Love, Death and Jazz Chickens. But it does provide insight into what makes the acclaimed comedian tick.
A lot of computing pioneers, the ones who programmed the first digital computers, were women. For decades, the number of women in computer science was growing. But in 1984, something changed.
The mistrial in the first case in the death of Freddie Gray has left Baltimore residents shocked, disappointed, and still deeply distrustful of the justice system. But legal analysts say the case was never a good fit to address the issues that have been driving national protests around police brutality.
Trade deals like the Trans-Pacific Partnership are often negotiated in secret. On today’s show, negotiators tell us what happened when they were locked in a hotel for days and told to hash out a deal.
In 1996, 19-year-old Jennifer Ringley started the Jennicam, a 24-hour online chronicle of her life. Seven years later, she disappeared entirely from the internet. But why?
Also, PJ and Alex discuss how even in the past five months, the landscape of "lifecasting" has changed. And PJ puts Alex on Meerkat and he gets very uncomfortable.
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NightSide – Baltimore University School Of Law Professor David Jaros Discusses Charges In Freddie Gray’s Death « CBS Boston
BOSTON (CBS) - In a surprise press conference, Baltimore’s chief prosecutor announced that Freddie Gray’s death has been ruled a homicide, and that charges will be brought against the six officers involved in his arrest.
Benjamen Walker is fed up with selfies, follower and friend counts, nasty comments, native ads and over-zealous liking on the internet. His solution? A new, non-social media entity.
Faced with an asset bubble, the creators of Magic: The Gathering came up with a plan—a plan to once and for all conquer the science of bubbles, and make a collectible toy that could live forever.
In 1996 Jennifer Ringley started Jennicam.org, where she recorded and broadcast her entire life, 24/7. It made her famous. And then, one day, she disappeared from the internet entirely. What’d she figure out about the perils of living publicly before the rest of us did? Alex Goldman tracks her down.
In this extensive conversation with Alec Baldwin, Ira Glass lays it all out on the topics of religion, politics, fact-checking, and …
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