Kojo chats with two reporters who spent the past year following the launch of Ron Brown College Preparatory High School, D.C.'s new school for boys of color. Their stories are now featured in "Raising Kings," a collaboration between NPR and Education Week.
Guest Host: Marc Fisher
Can you open your garage door, turn on the lights and turn up the heat from your smart phone? Companies large and small are jumping into the smart home market with products that manage one system or provide a hub to control them all. Tech Tuesday examines the many ways to create a connected home, and the reasons you might want to — from energy and cost savings to convenience to fun. We’ll also examine concerns about privacy and security — and whether a smart home can be hacked.
- Maria Thomas Former Chief Consumer Officer, Samsung SmartThings; Former CEO, Etsy; Former Senior Vice President for Digital Media, NPR
- Lindsey Turrentine Editor in Chief, CNET.com
WATCH: Smart Technology For One Couple's Greenhouse
Most Recent Shows
For the first time since 2009, more people are leaving the Washington region than arriving ––including millennials. Kojo sits down with researchers to understand why migration to D.C. has slowed, and how millennials factor into the makeup of the city.
Many gardeners think that cooler weather means an end to gardening, but our roundtable of urban farmers offers tips for maintaining your garden throughout the fall months and preparing it for spring.
As D.C. and jurisdictions around the region put in their pitches for Amazon's second headquarters, we explore what winning that bid would mean for the region, and what it might cost taxpayers.