Steven Johnson's Top Stories

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  1. Why are Dope-addicted, Disgraced Doctors Running Our Drug Trials?
    At around 7 p.m. on February 28, 2003, a 66-year-old woman showed up at the Pioneers Memorial Hospital in Brawley, a small Californian town not far from the Mexican border. She was seen by one of the doctors on duty in the emergency room that night,...
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  2. App Rot -
    July 28, 2014 • ∞ Look around your iPad for a minute. How are its third-party apps doing? Are they all being actively updated? Are they all built for iOS 7 yet? You never see any non-Retina graphics, iOS 6...
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  4. Welcome to Dataland
    She’s referring to the colorful wristbands now provided to Walt Disney World Resort guests. Rubberized, waterproof, and emblazoned with Mickey’s iconic silhouette, the MagicBand bracelets are a part of a new digital parks strategy Disney dubs...
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  5. Why Hoboken is Throwing Away All of its Student Laptops
    Inside Hoboken’s combined junior-senior high school is a storage closet. Behind the locked door, some mothballed laptop computers are strewn among brown cardboard boxes. Others are stacked one atop another. Dozens more are stored on mobile computer...
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