13.7: Cosmos And Culture Commentary On Science And Society

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Women's 200 meters respective silver and bronze medal winners from India Dutee Chand, left, and Asha Roy wave to the crowd after their race on the final day of the 2013 Asian Athletics Championship. Manjunath Kiran/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Tony Zhou's essay on the dilemma directors face integrating new technologies references this scene from the BBC TV series Sherlock, in which text messages are depicted on screen. YouTube/A Brief Look at Texting and the Internet in Film hide caption

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These little robots, called BlabDroids, ask people questions and video record their replies. The footage will be used to create a documentary. Courtesy of Alexander Reben hide caption

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