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Tech Shift: Popular Science, past and present

The Chicago Public Library looks back at technology of the 1920s with its Popular Science magazine cover exhibit. Then, Digiday writer Ricardo Bilton joins us to discuss online comments. Popular Science took a bold stance last year by shutting off online comments for its website. It claimed the comments section wasn't good for science and it distracted readers from its stories. A few days ago, The Chicago Sun Times announced it would also be shutting down its comment section.

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