Business

D.C. United Managing Partner Jason Levien

Monday, Sep 22, 2014 at 12:21 p.m.

Kojo chats with D.C. United owner Jason Levien about the professional soccer franchise's relationship with the Washington region -- and how its future plans may affect D.C. communities.

Roger Lewis: Development and the District

Thursday, Sep 11, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

While many are enjoying D.C.'s boom, the companies behind the developments are often viewed with distrust. We speak to architect Roger Lewis about developers and their role in shaping a city.

Dive Bars and Neighborhood Economics

Wednesday, Sep 10, 2014 at 1:06 p.m.

As housing prices and basic costs of living continue to skyrocket in the Washington region, one particular type of business is vanishing from many local neighborhoods: the dive bar. ojo explores where dive bars fit into the fabric of our neighborhoods - and what they say about the economic forces swirling in the region.

BBQ and Smoked Foods (Rebroadcast)

Monday, Sep 1, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

Whether you turn out basic backyard burgers or get serious with 12-hour brisket and pork shoulder, our local grillmasters have tips for your next barbecue.

BBQ and Smoked Foods

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

Whether you turn out basic backyard burgers or get serious with 12-hour brisket and pork shoulder, our local grillmasters have tips for your next barbecue.

The Future of Personal and Photo Drones

Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

Personal drones with cameras attached are increasingly popular with everyone from filmmakers to hobbyists. We explore the evolving legal and social norms for flying them.

Amazon and the Pricing War Over E-Books

Tuesday, Aug 12, 2014 at 1:06 p.m.

A heated dispute between Amazon and the publisher Hachette over the price of e-books has raged the past several months. Now some 900 authors, including bestsellers Stephen King and John Grisham, are weighing in with a letter to Amazon...

Computer Guys and Gal

Tuesday, Aug 5, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

Amazon opens a 3D printing store, experts warn that USB devices can be an entry point for malware and Apple tests a new operating system. The Computer Guys and Gal explain.

The White House's African Leaders Summit

Monday, Aug 4, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

Heads of state from 50 African nations have been invited to a summit hosted by the White House this week. We talk about the focus on trade and investment, and consider the development and policy issues at play as the week gets under way.

Howard Ross on Defining Diversity in Media and Beyond

Monday, Jul 28, 2014 at 1:28 p.m.

We talk with Howard Ross about what diversity means and how to engage in meaningful conversations about achieving it.

Teaching Computers to Understand Sarcasm

Tuesday, Jul 15, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

Marketers, diplomats and even the FBI are trying to teach computers to understand the avalanche of Tweets and Facebook posts. We explore the exploding field of sentiment mining.

Facebook's Psychology Experiment: Ethics and Emotion

Wednesday, Jul 2, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

Facebook sparked an outcry when it published a study revealing that it manipulated user's emotions without telling them. We explore research ethics and the growing interest in emotional contagions.

Investing in Women

Monday, Jun 23, 2014 at 1:06 p.m.

We explore the growing trend toward aligning financial goals with social values, including investing in companies with women in senior leadership.

Job Hunting in the Digital Age

Monday, Jun 16, 2014 at 1:06 p.m.

Online social networks are becoming ever more important in the job hunt, but both opportunities and pitfall abound. We explore the evolving nature of job seeking in the digital age.

Adapting Old Buildings for New Uses

Thursday, Jun 12, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

Planners call it "adaptive reuse" -- renovating old buildings to bring them back to life. Kojo and architect Roger Lewis explore how such transformation is revitalizing D.C.

The Kojo Nnamdi Show is produced by member-supported WAMU 88.5 in Washington DC.