WAMU 88.5 : The Kojo Nnamdi Show

The Future of Personal and Photo Drones

Imagine hiking in a national park, hearing a whirring noise and looking up to see a mini drone overhead, filming the scenery. The growing popularity of small consumer drones -- often with cameras attached -- is raising new questions about the intersection of appealing new technology, privacy and safety. The National Park Services, for one, has banned personal drones until it can develop rules that respect both humans and wildlife. Tech Tuesday examines the technology behind this new generation of remote-controlled aerial vehicles and explores the debate over legal and social norms for using them.

Watch: The Future Of Personal Drones

Chris Anderson, the CEO of 3D Robotics, talks about "The next decade of American Airspace:" Domestic Drones.

NPR

'Neither Snow Nor Rain' Celebrates History Of U.S. Postal Service

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with author Devin Leonard whose new book, Neither Snow Nor Rain, celebrates the history of the U.S. Postal Service.
WAMU 88.5

Should Local Restaurants Retire The Phrase, "Farm To Table?"

Where does Washington restaurant food really come from? Kojo explores how the phrase "farm to table" is used and discusses whether it should be retired altogether.

WAMU 88.5

The Results Of Tuesday's Indiana Primaries

Guest host Lisa Desjardins talks with NPR's Ron Elving about what the results of Tuesday's primaries in Indiana mean for the 2016 presidential race.

NPR

China Investigates Search Engine Baidu After Student Dies Of Cancer

A college student accused China's largest search engine, Baidu, of misleading him to a fraudulent cancer treatment. He died in April.

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