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    • Learning to Live in a Post-Fact Society
    • By: Farhad Manjoo
    • Narrated by: Ray Porter
    • Length: 7 hrs and 26 mins
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    Why has punditry overtaken news, with so many media outlets pushing partisan agendas instead of information? Comedian Stephen Colbert's catchword "truthiness" has captured something essential about our age: that people are more comfortable with ideas that feel true, even if the evidence for those beliefs is thin.

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    • By SAMA on 05-04-09
    • Learning to Live in a Post-Fact Society
    • By: Farhad Manjoo
    • Narrated by: Ray Porter
    • Length: 7 hrs and 26 mins
    • Release date: 06-12-08
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    • How Tech Companies Conquered America’s Cities

    • By: Farhad Manjoo
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 9 mins
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    I’m not saying U.S. cities are turning into dystopian technocapitalist hellscapes in which corporations operate every essential service and pull every civic string.But let’s take a tour of recent news from the metropolises.

    "How Tech Companies Conquered America’s Cities" is from the June 20, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Farhad Manjoo and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • A High-Stakes Bet: Turning Google Assistant into a 'Star Trek' Computer

    • By: Farhad Manjoo
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "A High-Stakes Bet: Turning Google Assistant into a 'Star Trek' Computer" is from the September 28, 2016 Technology section of The New York Times. It was written by Farhad Manjoo and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • The Autonomous Selfie Drone Is Here. Is Society Ready for It?

    • By: Farhad Manjoo
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 9 mins
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    It’s 2035, the Second American Civil War has been won by the other side, and you find yourself in a heap of trouble with Attorney General Logan Paul. (The future is very troubling.) He has dispatched an all-seeing eye-in-the-sky to tail you, an agile flying machine equipped with 13 cameras and a top speed of 25 mph.

    "The Autonomous Selfie Drone Is Here. Is Society Ready for It?" is from the February 13, 2018 Technology section of The New York Times. It was written by Farhad Manjoo and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Apple Needs to Attempt More Moonshots

    • By: Farhad Manjoo
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "Apple Needs to Attempt More Moonshots" is from the May 04, 2016, Technology section of The New York Times. It was written by Farhad Manjoo and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Time to Ask Why Tech Welcomes Saudi Cash

    • By: Farhad Manjoo
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Over the weekend, Saudi Arabia arrested a passel of princes, including Alwaleed bin Talal, the billionaire tech investor who has large holdings in Apple, Twitter and Lyft. The arrests, part of what the Saudis called a corruption crackdown, opened up a chasm under the tech industry’s justification for taking money from the religious monarchy.

    "Time to Ask Why Tech Welcomes Saudi Cash" is from the November 06, 2017 Technology section of The New York Times. It was written by Farhad Manjoo and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Tech Under Trump

    • By: Manoush Zomorodi, Marc Rotenberg, Farhad Manjoo
    • Length: 32 mins
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    For Hillary Clinton, that private email server was an Achilles heel. For Donald Trump, late night tweet-storms and the echo chamber of the so-called...

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    • MailChimp and the Un-Silicon Valley Way to Make It as a Startup

    • By: Farhad Manjoo
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 9 mins
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    "MailChimp and the Un-Silicon Valley Way to Make It as a Startup" is from the October 05, 2016 Technology section of The New York Times. It was written by Farhad Manjoo and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Tripping down a Virtual Reality Rabbit Hole

    • By: Farhad Manjoo
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "Tripping down a Virtual Reality Rabbit Hole" is from the June 22, 2016 Technology section of The New York Times. It was written by Farhad Manjoo and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • The Internet Is Dying. Repealing Net Neutrality Hastens That Death.

    • By: Farhad Manjoo
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Pull up Facebook on your phone and you will still see your second cousin’s baby pictures. But that isn’t really the internet. It’s not the open, anyone-can-build-it network of the 1990s and early 2000s, the product of technologies created over decades through government funding and academic research, the network that helped undo Microsoft’s stranglehold on the tech business and gave us upstarts like Amazon, Google, Facebook and Netflix.

    "The Internet Is Dying. Repealing Net Neutrality Hastens That Death." is from the November 29, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Farhad Manjoo and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • In the Fight for Transgender Equality, Winning Hearts and Minds Online

    • By: Farhad Manjoo
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 9 mins
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    "In the Fight for Transgender Equality, Winning Hearts and Minds Online" is from the June 08, 2016 Technology section of The New York Times. It was written by Farhad Manjoo and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Why Instagram Is Becoming Facebook's next Facebook

    • By: Farhad Manjoo
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Not long ago, the Facebook-owned photo-based social network grew at a steady clip. Every nine months, without fail, Instagram added another 100 million users somewhere in the world. Then, last year, it began racking up more new users every day. It grew to 600 million users from 500 million in only six months.

    "Why Instagram Is Becoming Facebook's next Facebook" is from the April 26, 2017 Technology section of The New York Times. It was written by Farhad Manjoo and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • How Did GM Create Tesla's Dream Car First?

    • By: Farhad Manjoo
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 10 mins
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    "How Did GM Create Tesla's Dream Car First?" is from the September 14, 2016 Technology section of The New York Times. It was written by Farhad Manjoo and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • At SXSW, a Shift From Apps to Innovation

    • By: Farhad Manjoo
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "At SXSW, a Shift From Apps to Innovation" is from the March 16, 2016 section of The New York Times. It was written by Farhad Manjoo and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • Why Facebook Keeps Beating Every Rival: It's the Network, of Course

    • By: Farhad Manjoo
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 8 mins
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    The tech world just witnessed a robbery. The heist was so brazen you kind of had to admire it, even if it was pulled off with all the grace of a gas station stickup.

    "Why Facebook Keeps Beating Every Rival: It's the Network, of Course" is from the April 19, 2017 Technology section of The New York Times. It was written by Farhad Manjoo and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • How the Internet Is Loosening Our Grip on the Truth

    • By: Farhad Manjoo
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 10 mins
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    "How the Internet Is Loosening Our Grip on the Truth" is from the November 02, 2016 Technology section of The New York Times. It was written by Farhad Manjoo and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Facebook's Bias Is Built-In, and Bears Watching

    • By: Farhad Manjoo
    • Narrated by: Corey M. Snow
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "Facebook's Bias Is Built-In, and Bears Watching" is from the May 11, 2016 Technology section of The New York Times. It was written by Farhad Manjoo and narrated by Corey M. Snow.

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    • Apple Unveils iPhone X and 8 Models as It Upgrades TV Set-Top Box

    • By: Brian X. Chen, Farhad Manjoo, Vindu Goel
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Apple unveiled the iPhone X, the latest version of its flagship smartphone, at the first news media event at the company’s new Silicon Valley campus on Tuesday. The $999 price of the highly anticipated phone — scheduled to ship on Nov. 3 — makes it the most expensive iPhone model ever.

    "Apple Unveils iPhone X and 8 Models as It Upgrades TV Set-Top Box" is from the September 12, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Brian X. Chen, Farhad Manjoo and Vindu Goel and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • How Microsoft Has Become the Surprise Innovator in PCs

    • By: Farhad Manjoo
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 7 mins
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    When Microsoft unveiled the first Surface tablet five years ago, it was a spectacular failure.

    "How Microsoft Has Become the Surprise Innovator in PCs" is from the July 26, 2017 Technology section of The New York Times. It was written by Farhad Manjoo and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Startup Suggests Method to Fix Health Care Muddle

    • By: Farhad Manjoo
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 8 mins
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    If you watched the drama in Washington last month, you may have come away with the impression that the U.S. health care system is a hopeless mess.

    "Startup Suggests Method to Fix Health Care Muddle" is from the August 16, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Farhad Manjoo and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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