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Google News Lab launched - congrats +Steve Grove +Olivia Ma +Ryan Bruno 
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What do wonder about the Bay Area that you want KQED to investigate? #baycurious
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#startups  $50k, five month accelerator in San Francisco.  Apply  by 4/24. 
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KQED is hiring - just posted four educational media producer positions.  Join us making awesome video and inter actives for teachers and learners. 
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The Story of Plankton
Most plankton are tiny drifters, wandering in a vast ocean. But where wind and currents converge they become part of a grander story… an explosion of vitality that affects all life on Earth, including our own.
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KQED new campaign is live. Take the quiz.  #flexwhatmatters  
Take the quick quiz, find out your brain type, and join the KQED 7-Day Brain Flex! For one week, we will send you two pieces of curated content a
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New eBook is live - +STEM on Google+ Community 
Access to healthcare and diagnostic tools aren't always easy to come by in many parts of the world. In this e-book from KQED, discover how engineers from Stanford University designed an easy-to-use, easy-to-fix, paper microscope that costs $1 to produce in order to help people in remote areas diagnose diseases.
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500k + views - go hummingbirds! +KQED SCIENCE 
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KQED's digital health blog is live
Future of You explores how new technology is revolutionizing medicine and how the explosion of information is changing the way we stay healthy.
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Great excerpt form +Esther Wojcicki 's new book Moonshots in Education
Palo Alto High School teacher Esther Wojcicki shares her guidelines on creating a culture of trust, respect and independence for blended learning.
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From Drifter to Dynamo: The Story of Plankton
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Most plankton are tiny drifters, wandering in a vast ocean. But where wind and currents converge they become part of a grander story… an exp

“Engineering Is” for the Next Generation
science.kqed.org

Explore the connections between engineering and science with KQED’s new, free e-book, Engineering Is Saving the World with Cookstoves. Learn

A Visit to Apple’s Secret New Headquarters
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From the dust of the former Hewlett Packard campus in Cupertino, a glass and concrete ring is taking shape. Apple is building a new headquar

Future of You
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Explore new technologies driving a digital health revolution to hack and track our lives.

Apple is in talks with Comcast about streaming-TV service.
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Apple is in talks with Comcast about a streaming-TV service that would use an Apple set-top box and try to bypass congestion on the Web.

Study: Social Media Isn't Replacing Traditional News Outlets At All
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The Media Insight Project--a joint effort between the American Press Institute API, the Associated Press, and NORC at the University of Chic

Justin Ferrell: Bringing Startup Culture to an Established Company - The...
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Justin Ferrell, fellowships director at the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford: We’ve learned to look for three qualities in pot

Pop Goes This New iOS App For Sharing Photos, Videos And Animated GIFs -...
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Pop! Thats the name of a new iOS app that seeks to put some oomph to photo- and video-sharing.

Say ‘I Love You’ with Bay Area-Themed Valentines
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Show your sweetheart how much you care with these eight Valentines that only NorCal residents can truly love.

Will ‘Ride Sharing’ Kill San Francisco’s Taxi Industry?
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Tensions run high as drivers from the networked ride services compete with taxis for riders in the city.

Xbox One's first wave of TV apps features Netflix, HBO Go, FiOS, NFL and...
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Long gone are the days when a game console merely had its launch lineup of games to worry about -- in the modern era we also have to know ab

Photo and Video Sharing Grow Online | Pew Research Center's Internet...
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54% of internet users have posted original photos or videos to websites and 47% share photos or videos they found elsewhere online. Young ad

YouTube to launch subscription music service as soon as December
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YouTube is poised to launch a subscription music service as soon as December, positioning it to compete with Spotify , Rdio and other digita

Matter Aims to Push 7 More Media Startups Into Silicon Valley | Idea Lab...
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Matter, a startup accelerator launched last year by the Knight Foundation, KQED and PRX, announced seven media ventures on Thursday that hav

Media Tools – Google
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Welcome to Google Media Tools. Consider this your starting point to tap into Google's suite of digital tools that can enhance newsgathering

Why Facebook and Twitter Are Fighting Over Your Television
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Inside the campaign to take over your living room, screen by screen