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The 404 990: Where we backpack cross-country (podcast)

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Can a smartphone sense depression? If that's true, then Jeff's Galaxy Nexus is about to blow up. On today's show, we'll review a new virtual therapist app out of Northwestern University that tracks a user's location, social context, and activities to determine mood-effecting triggers. This story and more fun on...
The 404 990: Where we backpack cross-country (podcast)
These Are The Secrets People Are Actually Sharing On The Whisper App

Jonah Lehrer, "Depression’s Upside," The New York Times Magazine (Feb. 25, 2010)

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Jonah Lehrer, "Depression’s Upside," The New York Times Magazine (Feb. 25, 2010)

Marc Andreessen: We're in a tech depression

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Netscape founder says tech stocks are cheap. FORTUNE -- Marc Andreessen, co-head of venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz and founder of Netscape, says the slump in technology stocks is as bad as he has ever seen it. And now might be the time to buy in. Andreessen, speaking at a...
Marc Andreessen: We're in a tech depression

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

Exercise is no panacea for depression – but it keeps it at bay | Simon Hattenstone

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As a depressed manic exerciser, this churlish research dismissing exercise is patronising and misses the pointHow depressing. I woke up this morning, it's pissing down, nobody's quite forgiven the Republican poem I read out at the local Jubilee celebration, the geraniums are wilting, and some party pooper has just published...
Exercise is no panacea for depression – but it keeps it at bay | Simon Hattenstone
Billionaire T. Boone Pickens claims extortion and cyber bullying from his son's tell-all blog
The madness of March: why the 'Big Dance' may affect fans' minds more than other sports

Even game dev get the blues: How Armageddon saved Tomonobu Itagaki

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You'd think that Tomonobu Itagaki, the rock star developer of successful game franchises like Dead or Alive and Ninja Gaiden series, wouldn't have much to be sad about. But, in a surprisingly personal DICE presentation today, Itagaki shared how a crucial mistake in the game development process sent him...
Even game dev get the blues: How Armageddon saved Tomonobu Itagaki

Arizona depression II

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Arizona depression II

Aaron Swartz's Father Says His Son Was 'Killed By The Government'

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On Friday evening, 26-year-old Reddit co-founder Aaron Swartz tragically passed away. Swartz, who also co-wrote RSS and was an Internet activist, hung himself in his apartment. He had battled depression and was facing multiple decades in jail after hacking into MIT's servers and stealing millions of journal articles.  His funeral...
Aaron Swartz's Father Says His Son Was 'Killed By The Government'

Daily Report: A Device to Read Your Thoughts

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The physicist Stephen Hawking is trying out a device the size of a matchbox that aims to allow him to communicate by merely thinking, David Ewing Duncan reports in Tuesday's New York Times. The iBrain is part of a new generation of devices and algorithms intended to monitor and diagnose...
Daily Report: A Device to Read Your Thoughts

Apple's Cook calls Einhorn suit 'a silly sideshow'

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CEO Tim Cook says during a Goldman conference that the company doesn't have a depression-era mindset and the lawsuit filed by David Einhorn's Greenlight hedge fund is a waste of time and money. [Read more]...
Apple's Cook calls Einhorn suit 'a silly sideshow'

Popular 'Hyperbole And A Half' Web Comic Allie Brosh Returns With 'Stunningly Brilliant' Blog Post

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Allie Brosh, the author of the hugely popular blog and web comic Hyperbole And A Half, has returned with her first post since she announced her fight with depression back in October of 2011.  The internet is a happier place today with Brosh's return. Hyperbole And A Half is crudely...
Popular 'Hyperbole And A Half' Web Comic Allie Brosh Returns With 'Stunningly Brilliant' Blog Post

Today in Astonishment: The Amazon Rainforest Gets Its Nutrients from a Tiny Spot in the Sahara

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The Amazon basin is one of the world's wondrous ecosystems, supporting massive amounts of life, both in kind and quantity. You might have thought about poison frogs or monkeys, but you've probably never stopped to wonder, "Where are all the nutrients that power this biotic explosion coming from?"The answer is...
Today in Astonishment: The Amazon Rainforest Gets Its Nutrients from a Tiny Spot in the Sahara

Brain pacemakers show promise in Alzheimer's trials, might open new treatment possibilities

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Deep-brain electrical stimulation has been around for awhile -- rousing folks from comas and helping researchers find new ways to treat OCD, depression and maybe even obesity. Now doctors are testing the so-called "brain pacemakers," on Alzheimer's patients and the results are promising, but not conclusive. After a year...
Brain pacemakers show promise in Alzheimer's trials, might open new treatment possibilities

Depression’s Upside - NYTimes.com

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Depression’s Upside - NYTimes.com
This Eavesdropping App Calls Your Shrink If It Thinks You Sound Too Bummed-Out

"I'm Back, Bitches": Busted NinjaVideo Founder Freed From Prison

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In early 2010 US-based NinjaVideo was one of the biggest unauthorized movie streaming portals around but just a few months later its progress would come to an abrupt and dramatic halt. As part of Operation in Our Sites the U.S. Government were watching NinjaVideo and had approached Kim Dotcom’s Megaupload...
"I'm Back, Bitches": Busted NinjaVideo Founder Freed From Prison
Kinect-powered SimSensi can diagnose depression by tracking body movements and facial expressions

How To Electrify Your Brain To Be Smarter With a 9-Volt Battery [Science]

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Transcranial direct current stimulation can make your brain work better. DARPA proved it can make you better at video games, the U.S. Air Force has shown it cuts drone remote-pilot training in half, and Harvard researchers have used it to treat depression. So what is this magical device that...
How To Electrify Your Brain To Be Smarter With a 9-Volt Battery [Science]

Apple shedding depression era mentality on cash hoarding

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Apple may be ready to admit it has more cash than it knows what to do with. That’s good news for shareholders....
Apple shedding depression era mentality on cash hoarding

Self-tracking: six ways to manage your health and wellbeing - in pictures

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By recording and logging data about their lifestyles, 'self-trackers' aim to better understand problems ranging from snoring to depression...
Self-tracking: six ways to manage your health and wellbeing - in pictures

The GigaOM Show: Phone theft, patent trolls and the sexy, sexy enterprise

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This week’s show runs the gamut of human emotions: from depression over the rise in smartphone thefts to the hopefulness that maybe the tide is turning on patent trolls to the wonder and excitement of the billions being spent in the enterprise segment. And we even throw in some befuddlement...
The GigaOM Show: Phone theft, patent trolls and the sexy, sexy enterprise

RT @psychcentral: New Drug Strategy for Depression? http://bit.ly/9dFxwd

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RT @psychcentral: New Drug Strategy for Depression? http://bit.ly/9dFxwd
Snapchat Is Reportedly Close to Raking in $100 Million in Fresh Funding So Happy Friday!

Robot rat bullies real rats into depression... for science!

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Here's a sad thought for you: The rat robot (ratbot?) in the photo above was created solely to bully real rats until they're depressed. This might sound like the work of a sadistic behavioral scientist, but there's actually a rather noble cause: The development of effective antidepressants for humans....
Robot rat bullies real rats into depression... for science!
Scientists build robot rat to instill fear, depression in hearts of real rodents

Video games may combat depression in older adults. http://lgno.me/9CjUrV [Except for when they play against mean teens who call them noobs!]

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Video games may combat depression in older adults. http://lgno.me/9CjUrV [Except for when they play against mean teens who call them noobs!]

Depression’s Upside - NYTimes.com

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Depression’s Upside - NYTimes.com
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