Tech Tuesday | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

Tech Tuesday

RSS Feed
WAMU 88.5

Coding and the Computer Science Conundrum

Kojo explores local and national efforts to boost computer science competency, and learns how educators are revamping computational learning to give it relevance far beyond the classroom.

WAMU 88.5

Former U.S. Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra

The former chief of technology for the state of Virginia and then the the United States says technology and innovation can transform government.

WAMU 88.5

Fighting Crime With Hashtags: Police And Social Media

Police departments around the country are now adding social media platforms to their array of crime fighting tools. Kojo looks at the evolution of police work in the online world.

WAMU 88.5

Computer Guys and Gal

From a White House report on online privacy to new rules on net neutrality, we explore policies and gadgets (like old Atari games buried for 30 years) in the world of technology.

WAMU 88.5

The Battle Over Broadcast TV: Aereo at the Supreme Court

A company that makes dime-sized antennas is challenging the business model for watching and streaming TV shows. Tech Tuesday looks at the Supreme Court case with implications for cloud storage and consumers' wallets.

WAMU 88.5

Reading, Technology and...Still With Us? Attention Span

As rapidly evolving technology changes how we read - taking us from page to screen and back again - our brains change and readers can sometimes find longer, denser texts more difficult to read over time. We consider how technology is changing our reading brains and how we might strike a balance between types of reading at different ages.

WAMU 88.5

Seniors and Technology

They may be late adopters, but a new report says six in 10 seniors now go online. Tech Tuesday looks at how iPads and the Internet are changing older people's lives.

WAMU 88.5

Protecting Against A New Online Security Threat

The newly-discovered but two-year-old Heartbleed software bug raises new concerns about collective security and personal passwords online.

WAMU 88.5

Personal Banking Technology

A new report says half of all Americans haven't set foot inside a bank branch in the last month. Tech Tuesday considers the changing tools that allow customers to conduct their banking business on their own terms.

WAMU 88.5

The Computer Guys And Gal

Facebook shocks the gaming world with its $2 billion purchase of virtual reality headset-maker Oculus and Microsoft introduces Office for iPad. The Computer Guys and Gal are here.

Pages