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New York data blogger Ben Wellington sits next to a fire hydrant Sunday in Brooklyn, N.Y. His investigation into the city's parking ticket data found that two Lower Manhattan hydrants on consecutive blocks in Manhattan generated $55,000 a year for the city — off of cars that appeared to be parked legally. RIchard Villa/OZY hide caption

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This Nov. 19 screenshot shows the cover photo of an unofficial Marine group on Facebook called Just the Tip, of the Spear. The group and those like it have been accused of promoting sexism and of acting as a forum for hate speech. Just the Tip, of the Spear - 21/Facebook hide caption

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Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has apologized for comments made by Senior Vice President Emil Michael, who at a private dinner last week suggested uncovering personal details about journalists. Will Oliver/EPA/Landov hide caption

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Isabelle Olsson, the lead designer of Google Glass, says she is encouraging more women to enter the tech industry — not just as designers, but in all capacities. AFP/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The SmartMat is a responsive yoga mat that seeks to improve one's yoga practice. Microsensors embedded in the mat record and provide adjustments to the user in real time. Courtesy of SmartMat hide caption

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Tristan Walker founded Code2040, an internship program designed to bring Latino and black engineering undergrads to Silicon Valley. David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella speaks at the Future Decoded conference in London on Nov. 10. The company hopes to create new social tools to increase productivity in and out of the workplace. Kevin Coombs/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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One of these penguins is not like the others — the chick in front is really a rover, designed by filmmakers and used by scientists to gather data. Huddle/John Downer Productions/BBC hide caption

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