Technology

NASA, Hubble & Outer Space: The Art Of Astronomy

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2013 at 1:06 p.m.

NASA's images and footage are used in everything from TV to movies, and they've inspired visual artists and musicians for decades. We explore how images of space are created and used in everything from scientific study to pop culture.

Tech Tuesday: New Findings On Distracted Driving

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

A new study says even voice-activated texting and hands-free phone calls are distracting when you're behind the wheel. Tech Tuesday examines distracted driving, and apps and guidelines to minimize it.

Reactive To Predictive: Tracking Global Epidemics

Tuesday, Jun 11, 2013 at 1:06 p.m.

Kojo explores how far the scientific community has come in developing new technology and surveillance programs for tracking, predicting and preventing global disease outbreaks.

Computer Guys & Gal

Tuesday, Jun 11, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

If the government is going through Verizon phone records and tapping Internet servers at Google and Facebook, what does that mean for you? The Computer Guys and Gal discuss privacy, social media and the future of gaming.

The Evolving Landscape For National Security And Privacy

Monday, Jun 10, 2013 at 1:39 p.m.

Kojo chats with Washington Post investigative reporter Robert O'Harrow about the nature of the domestic surveillance programs disclosed by media outlets during the past week.

The Smithsonian Explores Navigation

Thursday, Jun 6, 2013 at 12:35 p.m.

A new exhibit at the Smithsonian Institution examines the history and future of navigation, from following the North Star at sea to following the GPS in your cell phone.

U.K. Secretary Of State For Health Jeremy Hunt

Thursday, Jun 6, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Kojo chats with U.K. Secretary of State for Health Jeremy Hunt about efforts to digitize Britain's health system and why countries around the world are watching the implementation of the Affordable Care Act in the United States.

How To Be A Savvy Consumer Of Health Care

Tuesday, Jun 4, 2013 at 1:32 p.m.

As health care providers in the U.S. and abroad meet new digital standards, we explore how patients can become more active health care consumers.

Tech Tuesday: Health Datapalooza

Tuesday, Jun 4, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

It's the fourth annual gathering of techies, open data believers and health policy wonks. Kojo broadcasts live from the Health Datapalooza in D.C. and explores new ways to harness government data to improve our health.

Sexism And Social Media

Monday, Jun 3, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Facebook has pledged to review its content policies, after a social media campaign highlighted misogynistic content on the network.

Travel Technology

Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

From booking flights and hotels to checking email at 30,000 feet to Google mapping tourist destinations, technology is changing the way we travel.

Free Speech And The Internet

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Kojo looks at how private tech companies are sparking global debates about free speech.

Unplugged: Overcoming Our Digital Obsession

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Tech writer Paul Miller went offline for a year to see if it would make him a better person. We hear what it was like, and how you can take meaningful but less drastic steps to unplug.

Unveiling Wide Gaps In Medical Care Costs

Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 1:06 p.m.

Newly unveiled government data shows shocking discrepancies in the cost of medical services. Kojo finds out what's behind these fee differences and how the release of this data may impact the cost of care for consumers.

Computer Guys & Gal

Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Your Facebook friends may be bots and your Twitter followers could be fake. The Computer Guys and Gal are here to help you figure out what's real and what's not in the world of technology.

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