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AMThe Fire Next TimeWhile we’re facing more wildfires than ever, the federal government wants us to return to outdated firefighting methods.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
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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
Future Tense
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

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  Business
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  Life
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  Double X
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  Slate Plus
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  Arts
Brow Beat
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  Technology
Future Tense
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  Health & Science
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  Sports
Sports Nut
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