Technology

Clicking "Agree" Without Reading The Fine Print

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Kojo explores what civil liberties could be getting lost in the "terms and conditions."

Are D.C. Police Spying On Protesters?

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2013 at 1:06 p.m.

D.C. activists have long suspected that police were infiltrating their meetings. Now, lawyers for an anti-sweatshop say they have evidence, courtesy of social media.

The Computer Guys And Gal

Tuesday, Aug 6, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

The Computer Guys and Gal are back to talk about who's watching us online, what's new in smart phones and what to do when people threaten each other on social media.

Book Buying In The Digital Age

Tuesday, Jul 30, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Can an algorithm ever really replicate the serendipity of stumbling across a new author in a book store?

Tech Tuesday: Preserving Family History

Tuesday, Jul 23, 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.

Reputations And Ratings Online

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Keeping tabs of your online presence may be pretty straightforward for most people, but a growing number of companies and public figures are outsourcing the task to tech and PR companies eager to meet the demand. We find out what "online reputation management" entails and get tips for managing your own online presence.

The Quantified Self Movement

Tuesday, Jul 9, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Tech Tuesday explores the "quantified self," a movement to harness personal data to increase healthy living.

NSA Revelations Reverberate Through Europe

Tuesday, Jul 2, 2013 at 1:06 p.m.

This weekend, German news magazine Der Spiegel reported that the National Security Agency has been spying on citizens and officials across the European Union. We explore the fallout.

Computer Guys & Gal

Tuesday, Jul 2, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

How to keep your employees from stealing your data, which devices to pack in your beach bag and why new video apps are all the rage. The Computer Guys and Gal join Kojo to talk about the latest tech news.

A Masterwork On Your Screen: Museums Digitize Collections

Tuesday, Jun 25, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

As more museums digitize their collections, we'll explore how technology is bringing the public closer to art and if that changes how we experience it.

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