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  • Science is for liberal arts majors too

    Re "Are we losing the tech race?," Opinion, April 20
  • 'The People's Platform' takes on the digital age of exploitation

    'The People's Platform' takes on the digital age of exploitation
    With every click, every tweet, every share, am I being exploited or am I taking advantage of the digital revolution? This is the question I kept asking myself as I read Astra Taylor's "The People's Platform: Taking Back Power and Culture in the...

    Soccer-playing robot gives Obama a break in Japan

    Soccer-playing robot gives Obama a break in Japan
    TOKYO — During a long day in the coded world of Japanese diplomacy, President Obama’s easiest conversation Thursday was with a robot. “I can kick a soccer ball,” said the Honda humanoid to the president. “OK, come on,&...

    Unpaid taxes? Here's a bonus for you -- if you work for the IRS

    Unpaid taxes? Here's a bonus for you -- if you work for the IRS
    Do Internal Revenue Service employees have a dress code? Maybe, maybe not. But when they look in the mirror, they must see themselves wearing a target. The IRS is probably the most disliked of federal agencies. Any joke beginning “the Internal...

    FDA to begin regulating e-cigarettes

    FDA to begin regulating e-cigarettes
    WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration plans to begin regulating electronic cigarettes for the first time, banning sales to minors and requiring manufacturers to put health warnings on the nicotine-delivering devices that have become a...