Ben Johnson

Ben Johnson is the producer of Marketplace Tech from American Public Media.

The Hive
Oct. 1 2012 8:04 AMWhere Does It Come From?Why traceability is the next great challenge in manufacturing.
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Aug. 31 2012 2:11 PMWhy Did Apple Kill an App That Counted Military Drone Strikes?
Future Tense
Aug. 30 2012 7:30 AMThe Fire Next TimeWhile we’re facing more wildfires than ever, the federal government wants us to return to outdated firefighting methods.
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Aug. 29 2012 3:37 PMRNC Attendees Removed After Taunting Black CNN Camerawoman
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Aug. 28 2012 3:30 PMCould Hackers Create Spyware To Steal Passwords From Your Brain?
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Aug. 27 2012 5:15 PMMark Sanford Engaged to Argentine He Had Affair With
Aug. 23 2012 8:47 PMAn Incredibly Bizarre Beauty Product Quiz in Honor of Lady Gaga’s New Perfume
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Aug. 20 2012 3:54 PMTodd Akin’s Abortion Comments Could Damage His Standing in Senate Race
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Aug. 16 2012 3:55 PMKim Dotcom Wins Another Legal Battle in Megaupload Extradition Case
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Aug. 14 2012 4:18 PMGame of Thrones Author Swings Blogging Sword at Republicans Backing Voter ID Laws
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Aug. 13 2012 6:06 PMMotorola to Cut 4,000 Jobs As Part of Google’s Reinvention
Five-Ring Circus
Aug. 11 2012 2:30 PMThe Camera They’re Using to Show Synchronized Swimming Is an Amazing Tech Innovation
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Aug. 8 2012 3:09 PMWill Ted Cruz’s Prime Time GOP Convention Speaking Spot Appease the Tea Party?
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Aug. 6 2012 3:54 PMRomney Gains Coveted Jenna Jameson, Clint Eastwood Endorsements
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Aug. 5 2012 11:53 AMMars Rover Curiosity Landing Tonight
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Aug. 31 2012 4:13 PMEastwooding: The GOP Gets To Claim a Meme
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Aug. 30 2012 4:10 PMKindle Fire Is Sold Out, Paving Way for Amazon’s Next Tablet
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Aug. 29 2012 6:15 PMThe Ten Reddit Questions That Obama Should Have Answered
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Aug. 28 2012 3:38 PMCuriosity Rover Beams Back Grand Canyon-Like Images and a Human Voice
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Aug. 27 2012 5:40 PMSamsung Shares Dive While Apple’s Soar in Wake of Ruling
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Aug. 24 2012 5:10 PMTexas Judge: Obama Second Term Might Cause Violent Uprising
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Aug. 23 2012 3:20 PMDee Snider Requests Paul Ryan Stop Using “We’re Not Gonna Take It”
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Aug. 17 2012 4:07 PMObama Campaign Offers a Tax-Return Truce, Romney Camp Rejects It
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Aug. 15 2012 11:15 PMBiden’s “Chains” Remarks, Romney’s “Hate” Accusations Usher in Good Times We All Knew Were Coming
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Aug. 14 2012 3:39 PMRobert Pattinson Dodges Breakup Questions on Daily Show, Despite Jon Stewart’s Ice Cream Offering
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Aug. 13 2012 4:17 PMThe Race To Define Paul Ryan Has Begun
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Aug. 9 2012 5:04 PMGoogle Wants to Put Your Gmail Content into Your Search Results
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Aug. 7 2012 2:24 PMFacebook’s First Real-Money Online Gambling App Launches
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Aug. 5 2012 12:46 PMCan the “Twindex” Predict an Election—and Prove Twitter’s Data Deluge Offers Legit Polling Potential?
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Aug. 3 2012 4:36 PMHarry Reid, Mitt Romney Dig In on Battle Over Tax Rumors




Don’t Worry, Obama Isn’t Sending U.S. Troops to Fight ISIS

But the next president might. 

The Extraordinary Amicus Brief That Attempts to Explain the Wu-Tang Clan to the Supreme Court Justices

Amazon Is Officially a Gadget Company. Here Are Its Six New Devices.

The Human Need to Find Connections in Everything

It’s the source of creativity and delusions. It can harm us more than it helps us.

How Much Should You Loathe NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell?

Here are the facts.

Altered State

The Plight of the Pre-Legalization Marijuana Offender

What should happen to weed users and dealers busted before the stuff was legal?

Surprise! The Women Hired to Fix the NFL Think the NFL Is Just Great.

You Shouldn’t Spank Anyone but Your Consensual Sex Partner

Sept. 17 2014 5:10 PM The Most Awkward Scenario in Which a Man Can Hold a Door for a Woman
  News & Politics
Altered State
Sept. 17 2014 11:51 PM The Plight of the Pre-Legalization Marijuana Offender What should happen to weed users and dealers busted before the stuff was legal?
Business Insider
Sept. 17 2014 1:36 PM Nate Silver Versus Princeton Professor: Who Has the Right Models?
Sept. 17 2014 6:53 PM LGBTQ Luminaries Honored With MacArthur “Genius” Fellowships
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 17 2014 6:14 PM Today in Gender Gaps: Biking
  Slate Plus
Slate Fare
Sept. 17 2014 9:37 AM Is Slate Too Liberal?  A members-only open thread.
Brow Beat
Sept. 17 2014 8:25 PM A New Song and Music Video From Angel Olsen, Indie’s Next Big Thing
Future Tense
Sept. 17 2014 9:00 PM Amazon Is Now a Gadget Company
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 17 2014 11:48 PM Spanking Is Great for Sex Which is why it’s grotesque for parenting.
Sports Nut
Sept. 17 2014 3:51 PM NFL Jerk Watch: Roger Goodell How much should you loathe the pro football commissioner?