Tim O Reilly

Dec. 19, 2008

2008 In Social Media

In this segment, Ira talks with with tech guru Tim O'Reilly about the year in social media -- and what comes next.

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\tThe La Brea Tar Pits are  world-renowned fossil sites for good reason—they're the mass graves of thousands of Ice Age creatures, each with a story to tell. Researchers at the nearby Page Museum clean the asphalt from the fossil remains, and using paleoforensics, recount the grim details of their deaths. In the process, clues emerge about what life was like in prehistoric Los Angeles.

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