Technology

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.

Computer Guys & Gal

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

Yahoo and Apple buy apps to boost their mobile capabilities, voice and gestures could replace typing as new user interfaces and cloud storage expands -- but isn't always secure. The Computer Guys and Gal are here.

Art And Medicine

Wednesday, Mar 27, 2013 at 1:06 p.m.

Can seeing an image of a healthier you change your real-life health? Cutting-edge research demonstrates the surprising ways art and technology can transform medicine. We speak with a pioneer in this emerging field.

Technology In The Car

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

Tech Tuesday examines how technology in cars is changing the way we drive.

From :) To GIFs: Expressing Ourselves With Images Online

Tuesday, Mar 19, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Tech Tuesday explores the history, function and future of GIFs and emoticons as a means of communication and their place in the tech lexicon.

The DC Tech Sector

Tuesday, Mar 12, 2013 at 1:21 p.m.

Growth of the region's tech sector has been a priority for local leaders that may start to pay dividends. Others worry the fast rises and sharp falls of some start-ups aren't a safe bet.

Computer Guys & Gal

Tuesday, Mar 12, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Sending encrypted data from your cell phone or tablet, buying a car through Google and earning a merit badge for game design. The Computer Guys and Gal are in studio.

Predicting The Future With 'Big Data'

Thursday, Mar 7, 2013 at 1:06 p.m.

"Big data" promises to tap into the vast amount of digital information humans now generate to do more than ever before, including predicting who might commit a crime to when a heart attack might occur. Our guests explore the possibilities and dangers of a future in which everything we do is quantified.

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