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  1. Malcolm Gladwell Looks At Technology Innovations

    Innovation and originality are close cousins. We think of creative innovators as people with new ideas. But to read Malcolm Gladwell on the subject is to be reminded of a distinction: An innovator may not be the one with the new idea — but with a new take on an old idea. Robert Siegel interviews Gladwell, who wrote "Creation Myth: Xerox PARC, Apple, and the truth about innovation" in the May 16th issue of The New Yorker.

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  2. SXSW Interactive Podcast Features: How To Not Be A Douchebag at SXSW

    This conversation offers tips and tricks that will help you make the most of SXSW or any other tech event. You’ll learn what actions and behaviors to avoid so you don’t get tagged as "doing it wrong". Get advice on business card etiquette, how to meet new people, navigate tech events, and have fun without being "that guy/gal".

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  3. Former Sen. Gary Hart on Bin Laden’s Death

    Roughly eight months before the attacks of 9/11, a commission created by the Defense Department came out with this prescient line: As a result of terrorism, “Americans will likely die on American soil, possibly in large numbers." The U.S. Commission on National Security in the 21st Century was co-chaired by former Colorado Senator Gary Hart. We reached him Monday to discuss the death of Osama Bin Laden, the mastermind of the attacks Hart and his fellow commissioners predicted.

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  4. Twitter’s Biz Stone On Starting A Revolution

    In March, Twitter will turn five years old. The microblogging service — which now has an estimated 200 million users worldwide — has been used by heads of state, astronauts in outer space and protesters in Iran, Egypt and Tunisia trying to disseminate information after news media crackdowns in their respective countries.

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  5. Stories From The ‘Savage Mountain’: Death On K2

    For high-altitude climbers, the "holy grail of mountaineering" sits on the border of China and Pakistan. The peak is called K2, and it is the second-highest mountain on Earth. K2 is just 800 feet shorter than Mount Everest, but it’s considered a far more dangerous climb. Just over 300 people have reached the summit, but 80 climbers have died on K2, making the death rate about 25 percent.

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