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Scientists May Have Decoded Your Social Circle

Researchers studying the shape of our social networks make some startling findings.

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How Twitter Is Changing the Geography of Communication

New research suggests that location plays a smaller role now in who we talk to and what we talk about.

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Voice-Operated Texting While Driving: As Unsafe As It Ever Was

A new California law says drivers can text and email via voice systems safely — but the evidence begs to differ.

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BART's Gamble on Safety Over Cell Phones

New policy outlines when the San Francisco transit agency can interrupt wireless service in underground stations

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Communicating the City With a Shirt

Company prints images of cities to spark conversation

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Techies Embed in City Hall

Code for America provides fellows to cities to tackle local problems