Technology

Health Datapalooza: Self-Tracking for Good Health

Tuesday, Jun 3, 2014 at 1:32 p.m.

Broadcasting live from Health Datapalooza, Kojo explores how keeping track of your own fitness, symptoms and medications and sharing the data with your doctor can help improve your medical care.

Health Datapalooza: Harnessing Data to Improve Health Care

Tuesday, Jun 3, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

Kojo broadcasts live from the Health Data Consortium's Health Datapalooza, exploring how the release of Medicare and FDA data on hospitals, doctors and drugs could empower patients to make well-informed health care decisions.

Tech Gifts for Grads and Dads

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

With graduation and Father's Day on the way, we'll ask the experts about how to choose a new laptop, tablet, phone or fitness tracker, and explore other consumer gadgets that make great gifts.

Former U.S. Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

The former chief of technology for the state of Virginia and then the the United States says technology and innovation can transform government.

The U.S. Criminal Hacking Case Against China

Monday, May 19, 2014 at 1:06 p.m.

The U.S. Justice Department on Monday moved to charge Chinese military officials in an economic cyber-espionage case. Kojo chats with a man behind a report that provides evidence the U.S. government is using in the case.

Your Turn

Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 1:06 p.m.

From commencement speakers scared off by student protests to a court battle over citizenship in the Cherokee Nation, it's your turn to join the conversation about these and other news stories.

Europe vs. Google: "The Right to be Forgotten"

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 1:06 p.m.

The European Court of Justice ruled this week that Google must remove certain links in search results if people ask to have them taken down. The case involves the so-called right to be forgotten and a Spanish man upset that searches of his...

Fighting Crime With Hashtags: Police And Social Media

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

Police departments around the country are now adding social media platforms to their array of crime fighting tools. Kojo looks at the evolution of police work in the online world.

Computer Guys and Gal

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

From a White House report on online privacy to new rules on net neutrality, we explore policies and gadgets (like old Atari games buried for 30 years) in the world of technology.

Search, Seizure and Smartphones: The Future of the Fourth Amendment

Monday, May 5, 2014 at 12:20 p.m.

The Fourth Amendment protects us from “unreasonable searches and seizures” by the government, but today's technology is introducing a whole new set of questions about what qualifies as “unreasonable.” Kojo looks at the future of the Fourth Amendment in the digital age.

Mesh Networks and Spying Online

Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014 at 1:06 p.m.

We learn about the potential uses for off-the-grid systems both overseas and in the U.S.

The Battle Over Broadcast TV: Aereo at the Supreme Court

Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

A company that makes dime-sized antennas is challenging the business model for watching and streaming TV shows. Tech Tuesday looks at the Supreme Court case with implications for cloud storage and consumers' wallets.

Reading, Technology and...Still With Us? Attention Span

Tuesday, Apr 22, 2014 at 1:06 p.m.

As rapidly evolving technology changes how we read - taking us from page to screen and back again - our brains change and readers can sometimes find longer, denser texts more difficult to read over time. We consider how technology is changing our reading brains and how we might strike a balance between types of reading at different ages.

Seniors and Technology

Tuesday, Apr 22, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

They may be late adopters, but a new report says six in 10 seniors now go online. Tech Tuesday looks at how iPads and the Internet are changing older people's lives.

Protecting Against A New Online Security Threat

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

The newly-discovered but two-year-old Heartbleed software bug raises new concerns about collective security and personal passwords online.

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