Technology

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 Future Of Internet Governance

Monday, Oct 21, 2013 at 1:06 p.m.

Ongoing fallout from NSA surveillance programs changes the tone of dialogue between U.S. and countries like Brazil at the annual Internet Governance Forum.

HealthCare.gov: What Went Wrong

Monday, Oct 21, 2013 at 12:20 p.m.

Kojo explores the challenges behind launching government web sites like HealthCare.gov, and finds out what kind of impact the botched health care rollout could have on future IT projects.

High-Tech Grocery Shopping

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Tech Tuesday explores how online ordering, delivery and pick-up services are linking consumers to farmers and changing the way we buy groceries.

Managing Online Comments

Tuesday, Oct 8, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Popular Science announced that it will no longer post comments about its articles on its website. We explore different approaches to dealing with comments online.

Computer Guys & Gal

Tuesday, Oct 1, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

The Computer Guys and Gal explore the tech implication of a government shutdown and the reasons Apple's new iPhones are snapped up by the millions, along with its new operating system.

Professional Tips On Cell Phone Photography

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

Cell phone cameras are ubiquitous and their features are increasingly sophisticated. A professional photographer offers tips for taking great cell phone photos.

American Tech Companies Eye The Developing World

Monday, Sep 23, 2013 at 1:27 p.m.

We explore how massive tech companies are racing to reach the last untapped market of digital consumers and what challenges they may face in bringing their services to the developing world.

Hundreds Of New Internet Domains Prepare To Launch

Tuesday, Sep 17, 2013 at 12:22 p.m.

As soon as November, the first of hundreds of new domains come online. Get ready for .google, .app and .green. Kojo looks at the sweeping change about to hit the Internet.

NSA Surveillance And The Legacy Of 9/11

Wednesday, Sep 11, 2013 at 12:23 p.m.

Kojo examines new revelations about NSA surveillance and explores the tension between national security and personal privacy.

Small Businesses And Technology

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

Time and money are often in short supply for small business owners, and investing in technology doesn't always rise to the top of their priority lists. We consider new options for small businesses on the tech front, with a look at local programs and national trends.

Computer Guys And Gal

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

Changes at Microsoft, the ethics and economics of blocking ads and an NSA surveillance panel with no tech experts. The Computer Guys and Gal discuss these topics and more.

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