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Founder of 4Chan Chris Poole, the 'anti-Zuckerberg'

The anonymous online picture-based forum 4chan.org (warning: some content may offend) was set up in 2003 by the-then 15-year-old Chris Poole. Since its inception as an anime and manga discussion forum, 4chan has become a key player in online anonymity. In the first of two conversatio...


Why Google's Android OS is not all that open: Tech Weekly podcast

This week on Tech Weekly with Aleks Krotoski we hear from Benjamin Edelman, associate professor at Harvard Business School and an expert in the public and private forces that shape our internet architecture and the business climate it creates. Edelman tells Charles Arthur about his research into the...


Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg on why girls need to do computer science

This week on Tech Weekly with Aleks Krotoski we hear from one of the most powerful figures in the global digital economy, Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook. Sandberg tells Jemima Kiss about the latest edition of her hugely successful book Lean In and why the tech se...