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Stories From Around the Web (Week Ending June 14, 2013)

A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review.

The Secret War
This account of General Keith Alexander’s cyberwar efforts paints a valuable big picture.
—Tom Simonite, IT editor

Are Coders Worth It?
Web developers are in such demand that it’s hard to find one. What’s it like to be one?
—Brian Bergstein, deputy editor

Atomic Bomb Tests Confirm Formation of New Brain Cells
Proof, thanks to fallout from atomic bomb tests, that the hippocampus—the memory and navigation center of the brain—can grow new neurons throughout life.
—Susan Young, biomedicine editor

Here’s Everything We Know about PRISM To Date
A valuable roundup of the NSA spying controversy.
—Laura Wilson, director of events programming

World’s First Commercial Cyborg Scuttles onto Kickstarter
To build your own remote-controlled cyborg, just contribute to this Kickstarter project and catch a creepy crawly to torture.
—Susan Young, biomedicine editor

Skeuomorphism’s Death Has Been Greatly Exaggerated
An insightful take on the controversy over Apple’s new mobile OS.
—Will Knight, online editor

Clip-Air Project Envisages Modular Aircraft You Can Board at a Railway Station
Kinda weird, but fun.
—Brent Turner, chief digital officer

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