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Too Much Information is the sober hangover after the digital party has run out of memes, apps and schemes. Host Benjamen Walker finds out that, in a world where everyone overshares the truth 140 characters at a time, telling tales might be the most honest thing to do.

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Options June 17, 2013: Anonymity Chic and Skyjackings
Anonymity Chic and Skyjackings During the first half of the show, British journalist Stuart Jeffries asks is being ungoogleable the new black? And during the second half of the show, writer Brendan I. Koerner will be live on the program talking about his new book The Skies Belong to Us a story a time when hijacking was all the rage.

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Brendan I. Koerner  The Skies Belong to Us  0:00:00 (MP3 | )
Stuart Jeffries  Is being ungoogleable the new black?  0:30:55 (MP3 | )

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Avatar    Mon. 6/17/13 6:21pm the glowing one:

"dial H-I-S-T-O-R-Y" from 1997 is an art-documentary about the "golden age" of hijacking.
Avatar    Mon. 6/17/13 6:43pm the glowing one:

what might happen when you add autonomous killer robots to the formula of social media:

  Mon. 6/17/13 6:44pm Close Listener:

In certain circles it used to be said that one's name should appear in a newspaper only three times during one's life: 1) in a birth announcement; 2) in a wedding announcement; and 3) in an obituary.
Avatar    Mon. 6/17/13 6:46pm the glowing one:

I can go along with that
  Mon. 6/17/13 6:55pm Close Listener:

Benjamin seems not to understand that Salinger's anonymity was a goal rather than a strategy.
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