Technology

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.

Electronic And Biometric ID

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

The new immigration reform bill raises questions about personal identification. Tech Tuesday looks at how other countries are using smart chips and fingerprint scans for ID and how they might work here.

Mugshots: Press, Punishment & Privacy Concerns

Monday, Apr 22, 2013 at 1:06 p.m.

Guest host Marc Fisher explores the privacy concerns surrounding mug shots, and how websites are profiting from them long after a sentence is served or charges are dropped.

Technology, Emergency Response & The Boston Bombings

Wednesday, Apr 17, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Kojo explores the intersection of technology and emergency response and where it fits into the bombings that struck the Boston Marathon earlier this week.

'Fiber Cities' And Broadband Communities

Tuesday, Apr 16, 2013 at 12:25 p.m.

Kojo looks at the landscape of community broadband and the implications of high-profile projects like Google Fiber.

Personal Cybersecurity

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

Are your passwords hack-proof? Is your computer free of malware? Tech Tuesday explores personal cybersecurity and the dangers that lurk online.

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