Technology

Anonymous Speech And Online Reviews

Tuesday, Jan 21, 2014 at 12:18 p.m.

A recent Virginia court ruling requires Yelp to reveal the identities of users behind a handful of negative reviews. We discuss the ruling and its implications for anonymous speech.

Predicting The Future Of Tech In 2014 And Beyond

Tuesday, Jan 14, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

We explore how technology is changing our world, from the "Internet of things" that generate and transmit data about us to quantum computers that may soon think like humans.

Food & Social Media: Beyond Instagramming Dinner

Wednesday, Jan 8, 2014 at 12:30 p.m.

The Internet and social media make it easier than ever for shoppers to ask why a company uses potentially harmful chemicals or how they're sourcing ingredients. We consider the changing communication dynamics between food producers and customers and how they're affecting what we eat.

Computer Guys And Gal

Tuesday, Jan 7, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

With the Consumer Electronics Show under way in Las Vegas, the Computer Guys and Gal explore what 2014 will bring, from 4K TV to wearable tech to the potential demise of passwords.

The Next Generation Of Online Maps (Rebroadcast)

Tuesday, Dec 31, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

The 7-year-old Google Maps is getting a bold re-design as online mapping becomes more personalized, interactive and mobile. We explore the push toward 3-D, real-time digital maps.

The Future Of The Past: Museums Digitizing Collections (Rebroadcast)

Monday, Dec 30, 2013 at 1:06 p.m.

Kojo talks with thought leaders at the Smithsonian Institution about the future of museums and the practical challenges of digitizing the past.

The Future Of The Past: New Frontiers In Exploration (Rebroadcast)

Monday, Dec 30, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Explorers of the past spent years investigating sites in far flung corners of the world. Kojo talks with National Geographic Explorers about the innovative tools they're using and what they're finding.

Tech Tuesday: Preserving Family History (Rebroadcast)

Tuesday, Dec 24, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Our most precious family history --old letters, home movies, photo albums--often end up in basements or attics--the worst possible place to preserve these materials. We explore high and low tech ways to protect and store family memorabilia, and the smartest way to migrate different materials to digital formats.

You, Your Doctor And A Computer: How Technology Impacts Personal Health Care

Monday, Dec 16, 2013 at 1:06 p.m.

As medical practices and health systems adopt new information technologies, the doctor-patient relationship is beginning to change. Kojo talks with a panel of doctors about the ways technology is impacting personal health care.

The Next Generation Of Online Maps

Tuesday, Dec 10, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

The 8-year-old Google Maps is getting a bold re-design as online mapping becomes more personalized, interactive and mobile. We explore the push toward 3-D, real-time digital maps.

The Future Of The Past: Museums Digitizing Collections

Wednesday, Dec 4, 2013 at 1:06 p.m.

Kojo talks with thought leaders at the Smithsonian Institution about the future of museums and the practical challenges of digitizing the past.

The Future Of The Past: New Frontiers In Exploration

Wednesday, Dec 4, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Explorers of the past spent years investigating sites in far flung corners of the world. Kojo talks with National Geographic Explorers about the innovative tools they're using and what they're finding.

Computer Guys And Gal

Tuesday, Dec 3, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

A day after Cyber Monday, our tech team suggests gadgets and tech gifts for the holidays and explores the surging popularity of mobile shopping on smart phones and tablets.

"Netiquette" Or Manners In The Digital Age

Tuesday, Nov 26, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

As the Internet becomes an integral part of our social interactions and professional communications, it's ushering in a new etiquette for behavior both online and off. Kojo looks at how technology is redefining good manners.

Online Advertising: Beyond Pop-up And Banner Ads

Tuesday, Nov 19, 2013 at 12:15 p.m.

From sponsored posts to personalized ads, we explore new developments in online advertising and ask what they mean for users and their privacy on the web.

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