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New PBS Documentary Takes Another Look at Silicon Valley's History

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It’s kind of cool that the PBS documentary Series “American Experience” has plans to air a film entitled “Silicon Valley” in February. I’ve always liked the series — “American Experience” was the platform through which such ponderous historical TV masterpieces as “The Civil War” and “Baseball” reached the screen. I’ll...
New PBS Documentary Takes Another Look at Silicon Valley's History

Now PBS Is Making A TV Show About Silicon Valley

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Bravo's reality series "Silicon Valley" seemed to mostly fall flat as it followed entrepreneurs taking their ideas from conception to completion. Now PBS is taking a different approach, producing a documentary episode for its "American Experience" series that delves into the history of Silicon Valley as an epicenter for innovation....
Now PBS Is Making A TV Show About Silicon Valley

Why Ron Johnson Stuck With His Turnaround Plan, Even Though The Biggest Names In Retail Didn't Agree

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Back in March, Jennifer Reingold at Fortune wrote a profile of JCPenney CEO and former Apple retail guru Ron Johnson, and she revealed that he received advice from some of the heaviest hitters in the retail business while he was crafting his strategy for JCPenney. Now, six months into his...
Why Ron Johnson Stuck With His Turnaround Plan, Even Though The Biggest Names In Retail Didn't Agree

A Tasty Little Slice of Geek History: PBS's "Silicon Valley" to Debut Tonight (Video)

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Tonight, the latest documentary from PBS’s excellent “American Experience” series — “Silicon Valley” — arrives, and it is a can’t-miss for anyone interested in the origins of the digital industry. While such an effort could take many more hours to tell, the public television offering largely focuses on the...
A Tasty Little Slice of Geek History: PBS's "Silicon Valley" to Debut Tonight (Video)

Roku adds PBS, PBS Kids programming to line of video streamers

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Roku has deployed a new app set adding PBS and PBS Kids content to most of its line of video streaming set-top boxes within the US. Available for streaming are shows such as American Experience, Antiques Roadshow, Frontline, Nova, Masterpiece, and Nature. Children's programming available include Curious George, Daniel Tiger's...
Roku adds PBS, PBS Kids programming to line of video streamers
Looks Like PBS Made A 'Silicon Valley' TV Show That Could Really Be Worth Watching

Silicon Valley's Favorite Stories

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American Experience, the PBS history series, has told the history of the Silicon Valley from the beginning. It is a lively but idealized portrait....
Silicon Valley's Favorite Stories
'Silicon Valley' documentary debuts tonight at 9PM ET on PBS, watch a 16-minute preview now

“Earth Days” PBS Documentary to Premiere on Facebook

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Feature-length documentary film Earth Days will premiere on Facebook with a live video stream and a chat at 8 PM EST on April 11, more than a week before the over-the-air PBS television premiere at 9 PM EST on April 19.The film chronicles the history of Earth Day in...
“Earth Days” PBS Documentary to Premiere on Facebook
Widow speaks about Bob Noyce, telling the human side of the mayor of Silicon Valley (video)
PBS classes up Silicon Valley TV shows with its own program

Roku can now tell you how to get, how to get to Sesame Street with new PBS channels

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Big Bird (or "Big Yellah," as we like to call him) and his Sesame Street cohorts are now available for streaming on your Roku box. Not just that, but his non-avian colleagues from PBS and PBS Kids are also making the trip, arriving today in new PBS and PBS...
Roku can now tell you how to get, how to get to Sesame Street with new PBS channels

Roku adds full episodes from PBS and PBS Kids channels to its streaming boxes in the US

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Roku has launched a new app for its range of streaming set-top boxes today that gives user the ability to stream full episodes from television shows aired on PBS and PBS Kids. The company revealed the news over on its official blog earlier today, highlighting the availability of popular PBS...
Roku adds full episodes from PBS and PBS Kids channels to its streaming boxes in the US

Here comes Dinosaur Train: Roku gets PBS and PBS Kids channels

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PBS programming is coming to Roku streaming devices, courtesy of a new PBS channel s well as a dedicated PBS Kids channel. The PBS Kids channel will include full episodes of shows like Curious George, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, Dinosaur Train, Super Why! and The Cat in the Hat Knows a...
Here comes Dinosaur Train: Roku gets PBS and PBS Kids channels
'American Experience' documentary to tell the tale of Silicon Valley's origins

Hulu adds PBS shows to its TV content library

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Streaming video service Hulu is adding a huge collection of PBS television shows to its content library, the company announced Thursday. The new content is available with commercials to all Hulu plus users, while premium subscribers of Hulu Plus can want it commercial-free. Some of the shows now available include...
Hulu adds PBS shows to its TV content library

Being Rich Actually Sucks, Claims Sad Sack Quora User

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Not, as it turns out, an accurate representation. Good news, everyone. Quora, the Q&A site where tech types go to talk about their feelings, has finally addressed the all-American experience that is accumulating a great big pile of filthy lucre. The answer, it turns out, might surprise you. Someone posed...
Being Rich Actually Sucks, Claims Sad Sack Quora User

Could PBS Silicon Valley doc spawn 'Mad Men' for geek set?

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OK, it's a documentary for "American Experience," about Robert Noyce, Fairchild Semiconductor, Intel, and the birth of Silicon Valley. But just look at those vintage suits. [Read more]...
Could PBS Silicon Valley doc spawn 'Mad Men' for geek set?

4 guys, 48 states, 1 epic road trip to awaken entrepreneurialism across America

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The cross-country road trip is a quintessential American experience. Whether you are on the run from the law, battling conformity in a psychedelic school bus, or in search of love, powerful things can happen on the open road. Six months ago, a group of four guys embarked on an epic...
4 guys, 48 states, 1 epic road trip to awaken entrepreneurialism across America

PBS lets iOS users see new documentary before it airs on TV

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The Public Broadcasting Station (PBS) has decided to rip a page out of HBO’s book by giving iPad and iPhone owners early access to its exclusive video content before it debuts to the rest of the world. iOS device owners that have the free PBS app can watch the first...
PBS lets iOS users see new documentary before it airs on TV

The Abiding Tyranny of the Male Model — A Manifesto

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(Editor's note: This post is the third in a six-week blog series on how leadership might look in the future. Click here to follow the series.) I'm sick of hearing how far we've come. I'm sick of hearing how much better situated we are now than before. I'm sick of...
The Abiding Tyranny of the Male Model — A Manifesto
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