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The 'Truthy' Project: Federal Agency Wants to Study ‘Social Pollution’ by Analyzing Twitter

The NSF has already poured nearly $1 million into Truthy. To what end? Why is the federal government spending so much money on the study of your Twitter habits? 403 more words

When Celebrities Rule the World

It might be unnerving to find that these men hold a great amount of political power. Four times a week, for the majority of a year, Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert deliver a powerful comedic satire of American politics. 223 more words

A friend shared this conversation with me today: Working: Stephen Colbert from David Plotz on SlateRadio. And what is cool about that, no not cool–more instructive–is that it is an interview on a podcast by a journalist who makes online wordsmithery a beautiful thing, and it is found on SoundCloud, discovered by a smart friend of mine who knows I would love it, and I am now writing about it, sharing it on LinkedIn and other places, and that is a map for how we consume the ideas and information that fuels our lives and careers. 334 more words


Watch ‘Dear White People’ Director Justin Simien on Colbert

Justin Simien, the director of “Dear White People,” stopped by to chat with Stephen Colbert this week to talk about his debut film, which is in theaters nationwide this month. 12 more words

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Video: Apple triples down on secrecy with help from Stephen Colbert

On Thursday, Apple held an event and unveiled the new iPad mini 3, iPad Air 2 and a refreshed iMac with a 5K Retina display. 92 more words


Stephen Colbert Is Apple's New 'Supreme Commander Of Super Secrecy'

In what can be described as its most U2-free event of 2014, Apple debuted its new iPad yesterday in California, while also showing off the bells and whistles of the OS X Yosemite operating system. 183 more words

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Thank you Mr. Colbert

I started following the Colbert Report. While I watched the show I felt like I was stepping outside of the news and looking critically into it. 623 more words