We're kicking off a new series of conversations called "NewsHour Plus" here on the Rundown that will explore how science and technology intersect with our daily lives. With the April 3 release date for Apple's iPad inching closer, we…
Judy Woodruff takes a look at how the millennial generation -- people born after 1980 -- fits into the current political and economic spectrum. The Pew Center's Paul Taylor and Amanda Lenhart discuss their new report.
By Hari Sreenivasan
Digital Nation correspondent Douglas Rushkoff spoke with The Rundown to give us a sneak peak of the intriguing Frontline broadcast airing Tuesday night on many PBS stations. The 90-minute program takes viewers around the globe to explore how our…
In an excerpt from the PBS program "Frontline," Rachel Dreztin examines how our brains are being shaped by technology, how companies are spicing up conference calls with avatars and how advances in weaponry have reshaped war.
By Hari Sreenivasan
If they were smaller, perhaps you would purchase fewer iPhones; if they were smaller, perhaps you would purchase fewer MacBooks — is the category Apple is trying to create with its new iPad sustainable? Is there a reason that…
A roundup of arts headlines.
By Tom LeGro
In another in our series, "The Next Chapter of Reading," Jeffrey Brown talks to Wired staff writer Priya Ganapati, who is at the International Consumer Electronics Show, about what she's seeing in the latest e-reader products.
A roundup of art headlines.
After looking back at technological advancements during the last decade, Ray Suarez talks to an expert panel about how technology may shape our lives in the next ten years.
The White House named a new chief for the nation's cyber security efforts Tuesday, part of a new emphasis on digital threats. A digital security expert weighs in on the realities of cyber crime in the U.S.
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