WAMU 88.5 : The Kojo Nnamdi Show

"Search Education Evangelism"

Search engines connect Internet users to oceans of information on the World Wide Web. But many users don't effectively use available search tools to find what they're looking for. Google's Daniel Russell studies the "anthropology" of searches and how Internet users deploy tools like Google. He joins us to share what Google learns from its users and how the company builds tools around their needs.

NPR

'Deadpool' Is a Potty-Mouthed Splatterfest. A Really Funny One

NPR film critic Bob Mondello says Deadpool goes in deep on its R rating — and has plenty of fun doing it.
NPR

Buy Crop Insurance, Double Your Money

The nation's crop insurance program is really a lottery, says one economist. And it's rigged so that farmers win. In fact, farmers typically get back double the money they pay for premiums.
WAMU 88.5

The Politics Hour - February 12, 2016

D.C. Council Member Yvette Alexander (D-Ward 7) joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood to chat about her upcoming fight for re-election.

NPR

Do You Like Me? Swiping Leads To Spike In Online Dating For Young Adults

A study by the Pew Research Center finds the use of online dating sites has mushroomed in the past few years, particularly among 18- to 24-year-olds.

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