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Fifty Years of BASIC, the Programming Language That Made Computers Personal

Knowing how to program a computer is good for you, and it’s a shame more people don’t learn to do it.<p>For years now, that’s been a hugely popular …

MacBook Air

First American. Then Delta. Now United. Why Can't Airlines Comply with FAA Kid Seat Safety Rule?

Over the last several months, passengers trying to fly safely with their children on three major US airlines have written to me about their attempts to do so being thwarted by airline crew members unfamiliar with federal rules regarding kid seats. Those rules require that an airline allow a parent …

How Ronald Reagan Used An 'Invisible Bridge' To Win Over Americans

In the mid-'70s, during a turbulent three-year period, Ronald Reagan emerged as a national figure and nearly captured the Republican nomination from a sitting president.<p>Rick Perlstein, who has spent much of his career writing about modern American conservatism, describes this time in political …

Does The U.S. 'Make Poverty More Comfortable?'

The United States is among the world's wealthiest countries, but it has one of the highest poverty rates among developed nations. Host Michel Martin talks about how the U.S. can get a hold on poverty with New York University Professor Stephen Pimpare and Michael Tanner of the Cato Institute.<p><b>Listen</b> …

Associated Press News

What Links the Neo-Confederate Virginia Flaggers, Barack Obama & Race

Jamelle Bouie argues that racial bias has played at least some part in Obama’s collapse in the South.<p>Just south of Richmond, Virginia, on Interstate …

How to Ditch Marketing And Make Friends

There’s a chasm widening between old school and new school marketers. New school marketers, typically those closer to social marketing channels targeted at Millennials, are telling me they’re having a hard time getting their projects funded internally because old school marketers in the C-suite …

Ad of the Day: Dick’s Sporting Goods Scores Again—on the Football Field

Pretty much out of nowhere, Dick's Sporting Goods has suddenly been coming up with some of the most impressive sports-related commercials, uh … I'm …

Advertising Industry

A Concept-Through-Production Crowdsourcing Effort Yields Coca-Cola’s “Smile Back”

The short video has a crew of young people seeking smiles all over the world.<p>“They had to be able to take a little rejection,” says Christy Amador, manager, content excellence at The Coca-Cola Company, with a laugh. She is talking about the “smile starters,” a crew of eager young happiness …

The 'Sink-Urinal' Saves Water, Encourages Men To Wash Hands

<i>In a blog series we're calling "Weekly Innovation," we'll explore an interesting idea, design or product that you may not have heard of yet. (Have an innovation to share?</i>Use this quick form<i>.)</i><p>A Latvian designer named Kaspars Jursons is trying to help solve European water shortages by redesigning the …

5 Videos You Must Watch Before Starting a Business | Inc.com

As any seasoned entrepreneur can tell you, starting a business is not always easy. From leadership to fundraising to recruiting, there are plenty of potholes in which you can get stuck as a fledgling founder.<p>Luckily, you can learn from the experiences of successful entrepreneurs who were once in …

Entrepreneurship

Analysis: George Zimmerman Probably Won't Be Convicted of Murder or Manslaughter -- Here's Why

I drew a legal conclusion on "Good Morning America" Saturday that would have surprised the Dan Abrams who covered the George Zimmerman case leading …

Crime

Official: Food Network will not renew Paula Deen's contract

Celebrity chef Paula Deen's contract with the Food Network will not be renewed, the network said Friday, the latest fallout over revelations that she admitted to using a racial epithet in the past.<p>Deen's contract with the network, which airs three shows featuring the chef, expires at the end of the …