Technology | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

Technology

RSS Feed
NPR

When Digital Dust Is Gathered, Constellation May Be Muddled

Big Data is considered a tool for finding correlations amid vast amounts of information. But without the ability to unearth causation, Big Data can only reveal so much.
NPR

Great Long-Form Journalism, Just Clicks Away

In the age of digital media, many newspapers have been forced to gut their staffs, leading some media analysts to sound the death knell for enterprise reporting and long-form storytelling. Not so fast, say the craft's most passionate advocates.
WAMU 88.5

'Fiber Cities' And Broadband Communities

Kojo looks at the landscape of community broadband and the implications of high-profile projects like Google Fiber.

NPR

Immigration Isn't The First Cause Zuckerberg Has Liked

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently announced the launch of FWD.us, an organization promoting immigration and education reform. But he's been politically active before, dining with politicians and donating millions to public education.
NPR

Startup CEO Wields Small Antenna In TV Streaming Battle

Television networks are up in arms. The new company Aereo is charging a monthly fee to provide a high-definition feed of the basic over-the-air channels, and the stations aren't seeing a penny of it. But CEO Chet Kanojia thinks he's figured out a legal loophole.
NPR

A Mile-High Hack: An App That Could Remotely Hijack Planes

By virtually hacking into flight management systems, a German IT consultant showed he can take remote control of planes in the air. The proof-of-concept software raises questions about efforts to secure global flight systems.

Pages