User Experience and Technology

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

Touchscreens and gesture-recognition interfaces are changing the way we interact with technology. Tech Tuesday explores new technology through the lens of user experience (UX)...

E-book Price-Fixing ?

Thursday, Apr 5, 2012 at 12:06 p.m.

How much will your next e-book cost? How much SHOULD it cost? US and European officials are investigating whether Apple and major publishing companies illegally colluded to raise e-book prices and keep them high...

Trial-by-Jury in the Age of Social Media

Tuesday, Apr 3, 2012 at 1:19 p.m.

Trial-by-jury is a cornerstone of the American justice system. But social media and Internet-enabled devices are creating new challenges for tradition-bound courts...

Computer Guys and Gal

Tuesday, Apr 3, 2012 at 12:06 p.m.

The Computer Guys and Gal are back to explore surreal news from the world of tech...

"Search Education Evangelism"

Tuesday, Mar 27, 2012 at 12:06 p.m.

Kojo chats with Dan Russell, Google's point person on "search quality" and "user happiness."

Mobile Money: Will A Cell Phone "Bump" Replace Cash?

Tuesday, Mar 20, 2012 at 12:06 p.m.

Cell phone and QR code technology is converging to allow payments simply by "bumping" phones. Kojo explores the future of digital payments to both merchants and individuals.

Your Turn: The Blurry Lines Dividing Theater & Journalism

Monday, Mar 19, 2012 at 1:37 p.m.

In the wake of a recent controversy at the public radio show "This American Life," we explore the blurry lines between performance art and journalism.

Smart Phones, Hybrid Cars, and the Global Competition for "Rare Earth Elements"

Monday, Mar 19, 2012 at 1:06 p.m.

Ninety percent of "rare earth elements" comes from China. We explore the science and politics of "critical materials" in advanced manufacturing...

The Art of Video Games

Tuesday, Mar 13, 2012 at 12:06 p.m.

In the space of forty years, video games have evolved from primitive, pixelated worlds to immersive, three dimensional environments.

Khalil Gibran Muhammad: Making History Accessible and Relevant

Monday, Mar 12, 2012 at 12:25 p.m.

Khalil Gibran Muhammad leads a world-renowned research facility on black history in America. He discusses the challenge of bringing that history to a younger generation...

Meat, Minus Animals

Wednesday, Mar 7, 2012 at 1:06 p.m.

A Dutch scientist hopes to serve up a burger made with lab- grown beef later this year. We talk about the science behind, and potential uses of, "in vitro" meat.

The Computer Guys & Gal

Tuesday, Mar 6, 2012 at 12:06 p.m.

The Computer Guys & Gal are back, and they've got spring fever over the latest iPad, Google's new privacy policy, and the latest robot technology.

The Interest in Pinterest

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2012 at 12:06 p.m.

Are you on Pinterest? The website, which allows users to save and share images on virtual bulletin boards, is growing by leaps and bounds.

Your Smartphone Has Been Stolen. Now What?

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2012 at 1:44 p.m.

Police forces around the country are reporting a spike in smartphone thefts. We explore what you can do to protect your personal data...

Exposing the Darknet

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

Peak around the shadowy corners of the Internet -- where users are anonymous and information cannot be tracked. We find out how the underground Internet works, and how it serves goals both legitimate and illicit...

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