Technology

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.

Inescapable Melodies: The Legacy Of Video Game Music

Thursday, Nov 14, 2013 at 1:32 p.m.

Some of the most memorable melodies of the past few decades came not from the pop charts but from video games.

Computer Guys & Gal

Tuesday, Nov 5, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

The NSA is snooping through tech companies' data centers, a reporter spys and tweets on the Acela train and the tablet wars heat up. The Computer Guys and Gal are here.

Improving Electronic Health Records

Wednesday, Oct 30, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

We explore the challenges that electronic health records systems present to doctors, patients and to technologists building systems that must maintain privacy, yet meet the needs of both medical professionals and patients.

How Data Determines Your Fate At The Airport

Tuesday, Oct 29, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

A recent news report raises concern about the secretive but extensive data mining used to screen travelers before they even arrive at the airport. We explore what the TSA and the airlines know about you and how they use it.

Next Generation E-Books

Tuesday, Oct 22, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

While the vast majority of e-books still consist of basic text delivered to a device, the next generation of digital books feature interactivity and multimedia content. We explore what's next in the field of "enhanced e-books."

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