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Clockwise from top left: Sophia Neciosup, 13, Natalia Cox, 13, Alexis Brooks, 13, and Tehya Ford, 16, all participated in a Black Girls CODE summer camp session in San Francisco. LA Johnson/NPR hide caption

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Hacking Tech's Diversity Problem: Black Girls Code

The group Black Girls CODE holds summer boot camps that teach basics of app design and development. The nonprofit aims to inspire more girls to reach for a career in high-tech.

Clockwise from top left: Sophia Neciosup, 13, Natalia Cox, 13, Alexis Brooks, 13, and Tehya Ford, 16, all participated in a Black Girls CODE summer camp session in San Francisco. LA Johnson/NPR hide caption

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'Disrupting' Tech's Diversity Problem With A Code Camp For Girls Of Color

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Farmer Dave Alford can't fix his own tractors like this one because it's run by software with proprietary digital locks. Laura Sydell/NPR hide caption

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DIY Tractor Repair Runs Afoul Of Copyright Law

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After the Animas River spill, rancher Irving Shaggy is forced to travel a 70-mile round trip to get water for his livestock. "It's going to be a long struggle," he says. Laurel Morales/KJZZ hide caption

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Navajo Nation Farmers Feel The Weight Of Colorado Mine Spill

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Keepsakes of Airman 1st Class Lakesha Levy fill her mother's bungalow in New Orleans. Levy and five other military service members died in the Oklahoma City bombing. Jesse Hardman/WWNO hide caption

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Do Troops Killed In Oklahoma City Bombing Deserve A Combat Medal?

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Daniel Craig plays James Bond in the film Casino Royale. Dramatis, a computer program, can detect suspense from this scene and rates it even higher as the plot thickens. MGM/United Artists/Sony/The Kobal Collection hide caption

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Can You Teach A Computer To 'Feel' Suspense?

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