Technology

Using Facial Recognition Software

Wednesday, Aug 22, 2012 at 12:06 p.m.

What you should know about facial recognition software that links your name and photo and stores them in a database for Facebook friends and the police.

Climate Services

Tuesday, Aug 21, 2012 at 12:06 p.m.

Tech Tuesday explores how government planners, farmers, energy companies and a range of other businesses use climate and weather data for short and long-range planning.

Storytelling In The Digital Age

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2012 at 12:06 p.m.

Many new technologies shorten our attention spans. But New York Times technology reporter Matt Richtel says e-books are breathing life into an old genre: short stories.

Social Media At Work: Is A Facebook "Like" Protected Speech?

Thursday, Aug 9, 2012 at 12:43 p.m.

Facebook users post more than 50 million "likes" per day. Now federal courts are trying to figure out whether all those clicks are a form of constitutionally protected speech.

Virtual Prison Visits

Thursday, Aug 9, 2012 at 12:06 p.m.

The DC Department of Corrections recently announced a shift to video-only visits for prisoners with family and friends. We look at the benefits and potential drawbacks.

The Computer Guys & Gal

Tuesday, Aug 7, 2012 at 12:06 p.m.

The Computer Guys and Gal go for team gold in technology.

The Future Of Neighborhood Communication

Tuesday, Jul 31, 2012 at 12:06 p.m.

Facebook and Twitter have transformed the way people communicate with family and friends. But tools like LISTSERV and Yahoo! Groups dominate at the neighborhood level.

DNS Changer: Cyber Criminals, Internet Access And The FBI

Tuesday, Jul 10, 2012 at 1:06 p.m.

Some 60,000 Americans could have discovered Monday they did not have Internet service. The cause: malicious code created last fall by cyber criminals. What the FBI did and didn't do about it -- and what you can do if your computer is infected.

Traffic Camera Technology

Tuesday, Jul 10, 2012 at 12:06 p.m.

Traffic cameras have polarized communities. But new high tech systems may be changing our driving habits. Tech Tuesday explores how automated camera systems work.

Tax Breaks For Tech In The District

Monday, Jul 9, 2012 at 12:06 p.m.

The District is offering a $32.5 million tax deal to keep LivingSocial local, and while critics say it's a giveaway, others say it's key to nurturing a nascent tech industry.

The Washington Post's Chief Digital Officer

Tuesday, Jun 26, 2012 at 12:06 p.m.

Technology is always changing the way people learn about news events. So how to push the envelope, and stay ahead of what people want from print media? Tech Tuesday meets the person charged with driving the digital engine of innovation.

Science Diplomacy

Monday, Jun 25, 2012 at 1:06 p.m.

When tensions among nations are at their height, connections among scientists can be a powerful avenue for maintaining ties and backdoor diplomacy.

Rethinking Higher Education With Freeman Hrabowski

Wednesday, Jun 20, 2012 at 12:06 p.m.

We talk with University of Maryland, Baltimore County President Freeman Hrabowski about the state of higher education and how we can all help students succeed.

Personal Tech Advice

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2012 at 12:06 p.m.

When big tech companies shift policies or alter services, consumers often find themselves scratching their heads.

Frictionless Web: Social Readers And Seamless Sharing

Tuesday, Jun 12, 2012 at 12:06 p.m.

Imagine if every website you visited or article you read on the web showed up automatically on your social media profile. We consider the pros and cons of putting it all out there.

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