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'We Built A Robot That Types': The Man Behind Computerized Stock Trading
NPR's Planet Money profiles a Hungarian immigrant who pioneered computerized trading. Thomas Peterffy struggled for years and experimented with many techniques, including a typing robot.
Lawmakers Urge Boehner To Act On Obama's Use Of Force Request
Two months after Congress held hearings on President Obama's proposal for an authorization of military force against the self-declared Islamic State, Congress has done precisely nothing.
'That's What Hubble Can See': A Tribute To The Space Telescope
NPR has this tribute to the Hubble Space Telescope — a parody of Iggy Azalea's "Trouble."
Biometrics May Ditch The Password, But Not The Hackers
Fingerprints, facial and voice recognition — companies are investing in more secure methods to verify people. But even biometrics can be defeated, and they raise privacy concerns.
Dwight Yoakam's 'Second Hand Heart' Is First Class
Fresh Air rock critic Ken Tucker says the album is one of Yoakam's most stylistically diverse.
Saudi Bombing In Yemen Has Led To New Gains For Al-Qaida
Reporter Gregory Johnsen talks about the humanitarian crisis in Yemen, how the chaos is impacting the U.S. fight against al-Qaida and how he escaped a kidnapping attempt in Yemen last year.
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