Seattle Forager Inspires Others To Learn About Wild, Forgotten Foods

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Tech entrepreneurs gather at the offices of Y Combinator, a company based in Mountain View, Calif., that provides seed money to young startups. Founder Paul Graham predicts half of the startups funded by Y Combinator will ultimately fail. Melissa Block/NPR hide caption

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Failure: The F-Word Silicon Valley Loves And Hates

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Chef Javier Plascencia finds inspiration for his dishes at the Mercado Hidalgo, a huge indoor market in Tijuana Melanie Stetson Freeman/Christian Science Monitor/Getty Images hide caption

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Chef Tempts Tourists Back To Tijuana By Focusing On The Food

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Research scientist Leila Takayama poses with a PR2 robot at Willow Garage, a robotics company in Menlo Park, Calif., that produces programmable robots. Melissa Block/NPR hide caption

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You Know You Want One: Personal Robots Are Coming, But Not Ready For You Yet

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