Tech http://nhpr.org en 2.20.14: Anatomy Of An Actor, "So-And-So Is Typing", Pearl And The Beard & Interspecies Love http://nhpr.org/post/22014-anatomy-actor-so-and-so-typing-pearl-and-beard-interspecies-love <p></p><p>Today's Word of Mouth broadcast delves into the <em>hows</em> of character creation. Then we speak to the creator of everyone's <em>favorite </em>chat feature. You know, the one that says "So-and-So is typing." (Thankfully he doesn't leave you hanging on those three little dots...) We leave acting and writing for a musical treat with the band Pearl and the Beard. Finally, <em>it's all about the cute </em>with the author of a new book about interspecies relationships.</p><p>Listen to the full show, and click <strong>Read More </strong>for more on each segment.</p><p></p><p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 21:46:28 +0000 Word of Mouth 43871 at http://nhpr.org 2.20.14: Anatomy Of An Actor, "So-And-So Is Typing", Pearl And The Beard & Interspecies Love 1.28.14: The Bitcoin Rollercoaster, Poison, & Pet Reptiles http://nhpr.org/post/12814-bitcoin-rollercoaster-poison-pet-reptiles <p></p><p>It’s been called “gold for nerds,” and “heaven for speculators.” The media love it, criminals have been buying illegal goods with it, and investors are lining up to buy it. But is Bitcoin the next great thing? Today on Word of Mouth: the prospects and pitfalls of bitcoins. Plus, we look at a new exhibit on the paradoxical power of poison in myth, murder, medicine, and history. And while we’re on the subject of snakes, Producer <strong>Taylor Quimby</strong> visited the New England Pet Reptile show in Manchester this past weekend and found some warm blooded mammals cuddling their cold blooded pets. Listen to the whole show below or click <strong>Read More</strong> to listen to individual segments.</p><p></p><p> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 18:39:51 +0000 Word of Mouth 42495 at http://nhpr.org 1.28.14: The Bitcoin Rollercoaster, Poison, & Pet Reptiles New 'Granite Fund' To Put Local Capital In The Hands Of N.H. Startups http://nhpr.org/post/new-granite-fund-put-local-capital-hands-nh-startups <p></p><p></p><p>Go to <a href="http://stateimpact.npr.org/new-hampshire/maps/11072/">StateImpact NH</a> to read more and to trace venture deals across the country with our <a href="http://stateimpact.npr.org/new-hampshire/maps/11072/">interactive map</a>.</p><p>How to grow high tech in New Hampshire --- that&rsquo;s a question a lot of people are asking these days.&nbsp; Borealis Ventures, one of New Hampshire&rsquo;s only venture firms, is teaming up with the state&rsquo;s Business Finance Authority to get local capital in the hands of local innovators.</p> Wed, 25 Jul 2012 21:58:11 +0000 Emily Corwin 9515 at http://nhpr.org New 'Granite Fund' To Put Local Capital In The Hands Of N.H. Startups Google's Get Your Business Online Event Launches In Hooksett http://nhpr.org/post/googles-get-your-business-online-event-launches-hooksett <p>53 percent of small businesses in New Hampshire aren&#39;t online, says Jamie Hill, a Google spokesperson. &nbsp;That, she says, is bad for Google, and bad for small businesses, too. &nbsp;</p> Sat, 21 Jul 2012 14:30:36 +0000 Emily Corwin 9264 at http://nhpr.org Google's Get Your Business Online Event Launches In Hooksett