Articles tagged national geographic

10 Aug 2011 // 3:25 AM

Making Robots Human

From childcare provider to chef, roboticists have big plans for their human-like machines, which raises the question: How human is too human?

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An Uncommon History of Common Things by Bethanne Patrick and John Thompson

Thanks to this book, a friend greeted me with an earnest handshake, and I remarked that the handshake developed in England several hundred years ago as a means for people to demonstrate that they were not holding weapons.

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24 Oct 2008 // 2:02 PM

Inside New Orleans High

Disappointments abound in Inside New Orleans High. But hopes are also unstoppable.

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9 Aug 2007 // 5:51 AM

In the car, I’m a total National Public Radio junkie. Despite pretty regular on-air prodding, though, it’s rare that I visit the NPR

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The Moving Pixels Podcast Looks at the Scenic Vistas and Human Drama of 'Firewatch'

// Moving Pixels

"This week we consider the beautiful world that Campo Santo has built for us to explore and the way that the game explores human relationships through its protagonist's own explorations within that world.

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