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The Forgotten Female Programmers Who Created Modern Tech

The Innovators, Walter Isaacson's new book, tells the stories of the people who created modern computers. Women, who are now a minority in computer science, played an outsize role in that history.

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Ex-Agent Cites 'Progressive Down Slide' In Morale At Secret Service

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Social Media, The New Weapon In The Battle To Lose Weight

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Carlos Romero and girlfriend Kate Rowe sit down for a meal they cooked together. Two years ago, Carlos Romero weighed 437 pounds. Mike Kane for NPR hide caption

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For The Formerly Obese, Stigma Remains After Weight Is Lost

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The Forgotten Female Programmers Who Created Modern Tech

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This 30-year-old millennial helped found — and now runs — Facebook. His net worth is estimated at more than $33 billion. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP hide caption

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Why You Should Start Taking Millennials Seriously

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