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The Kojo Nnamdi Show: Tech Tuesday



The Kojo Nnamdi Show's Tech Tuesday explores of how technology is changing our lives. As of 2016, Tech Tuesday is no longer produced. For an archive of shows dating back to 1999, visit http://thekojonnamdishow.org/topic/tech-tuesday.



Published: Fri, 09 Dec 2016 14:30:26 -0500

Last Build Date: Fri, 09 Dec 2016 14:30:26 -0500

Copyright: Copyright WAMU 88.5 American University Radio - For Personal Use Only
 



Apple VS. The FBI: How Our Culture Is Increasingly Prioritizing Privacy

Tue, 23 Feb 2016 12:06:30 -0500

Kojo discusses how a culture that prioritizes privacy has grown –with someone who stood up to the government himself over a decade ago.


Media Files:
http://downloads.wamu.org/mp3/kn/16/02/k1160223-1.mp3




How Should Parents Monitor Their Kids’ Online Lives?

Tue, 16 Feb 2016 12:15:30 -0500

High-profile criminal cases in the Washington region are prompting parents to ask what they can reasonably expect kids to share with them about their digital lives.


Media Files:
http://downloads.wamu.org/mp3/kn/16/02/k1160216-2.mp3




Blocked: Twitter’s Role In Combating Violent Extremism

Tue, 09 Feb 2016 12:45:30 -0500

Over the course of seven months, Twitter has suspended over 125,000 accounts for threatening or promoting terrorist acts.


Media Files:
http://downloads.wamu.org/mp3/kn/16/02/k1160209-3.mp3




Debating Change And Choice In The Cable Industry

Tue, 02 Feb 2016 12:40:30 -0500

A new proposal from the Federal Communications Commission is now seeking to disrupt the set-top box market.


Media Files:
http://downloads.wamu.org/mp3/kn/16/02/k1160202-2.mp3




Computer Guys And Gal On Digital New Year’s Resolutions –And More!

Tue, 05 Jan 2016 12:06:30 -0500

The Computer Guys And Gal are back from their holiday break!


Media Files:
http://downloads.wamu.org/mp3/kn/16/01/k1160105.mp3




Future Tech: What’s Ahead in 2016 and Beyond (Rebroadcast)

Tue, 22 Dec 2015 12:06:30 -0500

Digital futurist Amy Webb says automated bots, aerial drones, and virtual reality technology will soon affect how all of us live and work. We explore what's going to be big in tech in 2016 and beyond.


Media Files:
http://downloads.wamu.org/mp3/kn/15/12/k1151222.mp3




Taxing Your Online Shopping Spree

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 12:06:30 -0500

This holiday season, millions of Americans will flock to their computers to buy gifts for friends and family. But will they have to pay sales taxes on those purchases?


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http://downloads.wamu.org/mp3/kn/15/12/k1151215.mp3




Future Tech: What’s Ahead In 2016 And Beyond

Tue, 08 Dec 2015 12:06:30 -0500

Digital futurist Amy Webb says automated bots, aerial drones, and virtual reality technology will soon affect how all of us live and work. We explore what's going to be big in tech in 2016 and beyond.


Media Files:
http://downloads.wamu.org/mp3/kn/15/12/k1151208.mp3




Computer Guys And Gal

Tue, 01 Dec 2015 12:06:30 -0500

Another year is coming to a close and the Computer Guys And Gal are here to discuss this year's biggest technology news, including the growth of virtual reality and the "Internet of Things."


Media Files:
http://downloads.wamu.org/mp3/kn/15/12/k1151201.mp3




TT: When Companies Use Your Online Searches Against You

Tue, 10 Nov 2015 12:06:30 -0500

Today, our every move online--from that Facebook post about going to yoga to a search for a family lawyer--creates a detailed profile of us which can be collected and sold by data brokers and marketers.


Media Files:
http://downloads.wamu.org/mp3/kn/15/11/k1151110.mp3




Computer Guys And Gal – November 3, 2015

Tue, 03 Nov 2015 12:06:30 -0500

An anticipated panel on online harassment is canceled, causing an uproar months before the annual SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas.


Media Files:
http://downloads.wamu.org/mp3/kn/15/11/k1151103.mp3




The Google Books Case And Copyright Law In The Tech Age

Tue, 27 Oct 2015 12:06:30 -0400

After more than ten years of legal battles, a federal court affirmed the lawfulness of Google Books, the large-scale effort by Google to create a digitized, searchable repository of the world's texts. On Tech Tuesday, we'll look at the details of the case and what the decision means for our ability to use and share content in the digital age.


Media Files:
http://downloads.wamu.org/mp3/kn/15/10/k1151027-1.mp3




Siri For Kids? Artificial Intelligence In Children’s Toys

Tue, 20 Oct 2015 12:06:30 -0400

Using the artificial intelligence software found in Apple's Siri and Microsoft's Cortana, the Wi-Fi enabled "Hello Barbie" can access around 8,000 lines of conversation and store responses for future reference.


Media Files:
http://downloads.wamu.org/mp3/kn/15/10/k1151020.mp3




Talking To Computers: The Technology Behind Speech Recognition Software

Tue, 13 Oct 2015 12:06:30 -0400

Our phones and computers do not need keyboards to understand us anymore. We talk about how speech recognition technology works and how it's changing the way we interact with our devices.


Media Files:
http://downloads.wamu.org/mp3/kn/15/10/k1151013.mp3




Computer Guys And Gal: Taking Selfies To New Heights And More

Tue, 06 Oct 2015 12:06:30 -0400

Mobile ad blocking comes to iPhones, updated Android comes to new Nexus phones, and "dronies" -- video selfies shot by a GoPro on a drone -- come to Instagram. The Computer Guys and Gal explain.


Media Files:
http://downloads.wamu.org/mp3/kn/15/10/k1151006.mp3




The Evolution Of Teenage Friendship In The Internet Age

Tue, 22 Sep 2015 12:06:30 -0400

A new survey says more than half of teens report meeting friends online, some of whom they never meet in person. Tech Tuesday explores the nature of teenage friendship in the digital age.


Media Files:
http://downloads.wamu.org/mp3/kn/15/09/k1150922.mp3




Computer Guys and Gal

Tue, 08 Sep 2015 12:06:30 -0400

Google updates its iconic logo, Adobe Flash takes another hit and Apple prepares for yet another product announcement. The Computer Guys and Gal are here to interpret.


Media Files:
http://downloads.wamu.org/mp3/kn/15/09/k1150908.mp3




Taking Great Photos On Vacation Or “Staycation” (Rebroadcast)

Tue, 01 Sep 2015 12:06:30 -0400

Professional photographers give us the latest on cameras, smart phones and shooting tips for great vacation photos this summer -- and every day.


Media Files:
http://downloads.wamu.org/mp3/kn/15/09/k1150901.mp3




Smart Homes

Tue, 25 Aug 2015 12:06:30 -0400

Can you open your garage door, turn on the lights and turn up the heat from your smart phone? 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.


Media Files:
http://downloads.wamu.org/mp3/kn/15/08/k1150825.mp3




How Algorithms Decide And Recommend

Tue, 18 Aug 2015 12:06:30 -0400

They recommend movies, choose what headlines you read, and approve you for a bank loan -- or don't. Tech Tuesday examines how algorithms work and how they influence our lives.


Media Files:
http://downloads.wamu.org/mp3/kn/15/08/k1150818.mp3




Computer Guys And Gal

Tue, 04 Aug 2015 12:06:30 -0400

Chrysler recalls cars to boost their cybersecurity. Microsoft debuts its new Windows 10 operating system. And navigation tech could bring us robotic lawn mowers. The Computer Guys and Gal explain.


Media Files:
http://downloads.wamu.org/mp3/kn/15/08/k1150804.mp3




Taking Great Photos On Vacation Or “Staycation”

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:06:30 -0400

Professional photographers give us the latest on cameras, smart phones and shooting tips for great vacation photos this summer -- and every day.


Media Files:
http://downloads.wamu.org/mp3/kn/15/07/k1150728.mp3




Pop Culture Trends In Video Gaming

Tue, 30 Jun 2015 12:06:30 -0400

More women on screen and more exploration are among the trends in video gaming this year. Tech Tuesday explores how pop culture and new technology are changing the gaming experience.


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http://downloads.wamu.org/mp3/kn/15/06/k1150630.mp3




Prescribing Controlled Substances Online

Tue, 16 Jun 2015 12:06:30 -0400

Kojo explores the growing effort to prescribe controlled substances online, and how this new IT initiative in healthcare is affecting doctors, patients and the fight against addiction.


Media Files:
http://downloads.wamu.org/mp3/kn/15/06/k1150616.mp3




Computer Guys And Gal

Tue, 09 Jun 2015 12:06:30 -0400

The Computer Guys & Gal are back to guide you through all the latest technology news and answer your questions about the tech you use in your life.


Media Files:
http://downloads.wamu.org/mp3/kn/15/06/k1150609.mp3




The Digital Fingerprints We Leave Behind Online

Tue, 19 May 2015 12:06:30 -0400

Tech Tuesday explores how companies are collecting and selling users' private data.


Media Files:
http://downloads.wamu.org/mp3/kn/15/05/k1150519.mp3




Computer Guys and Gal

Tue, 05 May 2015 12:06:30 -0400

The Computer Guys & Gal are back to take on all the latest technology news.


Media Files:
http://downloads.wamu.org/mp3/kn/15/05/k1150505.mp3




Self-Driving Cars Are Closer Than You Think

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 12:15:30 -0400

A number of automakers are introducing cars this spring and summer than can accelerate, brake and even steer themselves. Tech Tuesday explores the arrival and implications of semi-autonomous driving.


Media Files:
http://downloads.wamu.org/mp3/kn/15/04/k1150428.mp3




Cameras and Cops: A Shift in Community Policing

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 12:06:30 -0400

Kojo examines how the now-ubiquitous camera -- whether worn on a uniform or held in a hand -- is changing community policing, and what rights and responsibilities come with this powerful tool.


Media Files:
http://downloads.wamu.org/mp3/kn/15/04/k1150414.mp3




Computer Guys & Gal

Tue, 07 Apr 2015 12:06:30 -0400

Opting out of "supercookies on your Verizon Wireless phone, choosing the safest friend-to-friend payment app and welcoming Microsoft games to smart phones. The Computer Guys and Gal are here.


Media Files:
http://downloads.wamu.org/mp3/kn/15/04/k1150407.mp3




Digital Dualism: The Fading Distinction Between Life On And Off Line

Tue, 24 Mar 2015 12:06:30 -0400

Is the physical world more "real" than the online world? Tech companies and universities confront the real world consequences of online harassment...


Media Files:
http://downloads.wamu.org/mp3/kn/15/03/k1150324.mp3




U.S. Chief Technology Officer Megan Smith + Archiving Government Email

Tue, 10 Mar 2015 12:06:30 -0400

U.S. CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER MEGAN SMITH: A former VP at the secretive Google [x] is now advising President Obama on technology policy. Megan Smith joins us to talk about tech innovation and getting more women into the field. (21 min.) ARCHIVING GOVERNMENT EMAIL: Hillary Clinton's use of a personal email address and server rather than a state department account raises new questions about public archiving of government email. (17 min.)


Media Files:
http://downloads.wamu.org/mp3/kn/15/03/k1150310.mp3




A Decision Approaches On Net Neutrality

Tue, 17 Feb 2015 12:06:30 -0500

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is proposing to regulate service providers in order to preserve a free-flowing Internet. Opponents say it's unnecessary and would in fact be harmful. We explain the potential changes and what they would mean for Internet users as the FCC prepares to vote on the plan later this month.


Media Files:
http://downloads.wamu.org/mp3/kn/15/02/k1150217.mp3




Internet Dialects + The Digital Life of Teens

Tue, 27 Jan 2015 12:06:30 -0500

INTERNET DIALECTS: It’s long been assumed that the Internet is akin to a national broadcast—and that Internet lingo, memes, acronyms and slang subsume Boston accents and California slang. But using the trove of information on Twitter, some researchers now think our online language might in fact reflect regionalisms in real life. A look at how we speak online and off, and the ways one affects the other. (24 min.) THE DIGITAL LIFE OF TEENS: It’s well-documented that traditional media’s focus on looks and unrealistic body images affects the self-esteem of teens — particularly for girls. But what about where kids really live: Social media? We explore what today’s digital landscape means for teens and their self-esteem. (28 min.)


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http://downloads.wamu.org/mp3/kn/15/01/k1150127.mp3




Broadband Competition: Improving Internet Access, Speed And Price

Tue, 20 Jan 2015 12:06:30 -0500

President Barack Obama called last week for more competition among broadband providers to bring prices down and speeds up. Tech Tuesday looks at Internet access, quality and affordability in the D.C. region.


Media Files:
http://downloads.wamu.org/mp3/kn/15/01/k1150120.mp3




TT: The Rise of Mobile Apps

Tue, 13 Jan 2015 12:20:30 -0500

Mobile applications are exploding, surprising even tech experts by becoming the leading digital platform. We explore the landscape and future of mobile apps.


Media Files:
http://downloads.wamu.org/mp3/kn/15/01/k1150113.mp3




Computer Guys and Gal

Tue, 06 Jan 2015 12:16:30 -0500

Dish Network announces ESPN and other networks for $20 per month, Twitter lets you see who's actually reading your tweets, and we preview 4k TV and virtual reality from the annual Consumer Electronics Show.


Media Files:
http://downloads.wamu.org/mp3/kn/15/01/k1150106.mp3




TT: Powering Our Mobile Devices: How to Boost Battery Life (Rebroadcast)

Tue, 30 Dec 2014 12:06:30 -0500

Tech Tuesday explores how to get the most life from the rechargeable but non-replaceable batteries in our phones, tablets and laptops.


Media Files:
http://downloads.wamu.org/mp3/kn/14/12/k1141230.mp3




Amy Webb on Tech Trends for 2015

Tue, 16 Dec 2014 12:06:30 -0500

The tech future is now, and big trends for 2015 include wearable devices and lots of new security options. Amy Webb has been tracking the industry for more than a decade and she shares short- and long-term predictions.


Media Files:
http://downloads.wamu.org/mp3/kn/14/12/k1141216.mp3




Powering Our Mobile Devices: How to Boost Battery Life

Tue, 09 Dec 2014 12:06:30 -0500

Tech Tuesday explores how to get the most life from the rechargeable but non-replaceable batteries in our phones, tablets and laptops.


Media Files:
http://downloads.wamu.org/mp3/kn/14/12/k1141209.mp3