Technology

9:22am

Mon December 10, 2012
The Salt

Want To Find A Restaurant That Treats Workers Well? There's An App For That

Originally published on Thu December 13, 2012 6:42 am

A group that advocates on behalf of food service workers has created an app that helps diners find restaurants that pay their workers livable wages and offer room for advancement.
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Smartphone users have a wide range of apps to choose from if they're looking to dine ethically. There are apps that advise which supermarkets have good environmental records and apps that keep tabs on restaurants and markets offering sustainable seafood.

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2:29pm

Fri December 7, 2012
Education

Classroom Flipping: Two Colorado Teachers' Perspectives

Bennett High School sophmore Jessica Miller watches a chemistry lecutre on an iPad.
Grace Hood KUNC

In some middle schools and high schools, completing a homework assignment could be as simple as watching a video at home.

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7:28am

Thu December 6, 2012
The Two-Way

Blogging On The Lam: McAfee Is Posting Updates From Guatemalan Jail

Originally published on Thu December 6, 2012 1:26 pm

John McAfee, with a woman described as his girlfriend, on the way into the Supreme Court in Guatemala City on Tuesday.
Johan Ordonez AFP/Getty Images

Wanted for questioning in Belize about the murder of a neighbor, anti-virus software pioneer John McAfee is sitting in a Guatemalan jail — and blogging about the experience.

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2:36pm

Tue December 4, 2012
Shots - Health News

Computerized Health Records Breed Digital Discontent For Some Doctors

Originally published on Tue December 4, 2012 4:50 pm

Electronic medical records can have drawbacks, too.
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Two years and $8.4 billion into the government's effort to get doctors to take their practices digital, some unintended consequences are starting to emerge.

One is a lot of unhappy doctors. In a big survey by Medscape, an online site for doctors, 38 percent of the doctors polled said they were unhappy with their electronic medical records system.

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10:34am

Tue December 4, 2012
The Two-Way

Betrayed By Metadata: John McAfee Admits He's Really In Guatemala

Originally published on Wed December 5, 2012 9:05 am

A Facebook page shows photos of John McAfee, the founder of the eponymous anti-virus company.
Karen Bleier AFP/Getty Images

The story of John McAfee just keeps getting weirder. If you remember, the McAfee anti-virus software founder is on the lam, wanted for questioning in Belize for the shooting death of Gregory Faull, another expat who lived near him.

McAfee claims he's innocent and the victim of a corrupt government who is trying to get him.

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