Recent Episodes and Articles
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
As one couple found out, visual texting is surprisingly good for emotional expression.
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
The ratio of women to men in tech is appalling. But it's not hopeless. One thing that works: quashing "the macho effect" in college.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
It’s not always so easy to make friends with your neighbors. Can technology help?
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
There's a subtle difference between feeling 'exasperated and furious' and 'exasperated but ready to listen.' Hear how new technology aims to decode true meaning from the messy signal of the human voice.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Amber Smith is bipolar. Her mood swings are dangerous. But she's testing new technology that could spot trouble early by detecting patterns in the sound of her voice.
Wednesday, July 09, 2014
They had a plan for the future of paper mail. It was visionary. It was also naive.
Wednesday, July 02, 2014
Sure we want more girls to try computer coding. But is the way to do it by using code to make bracelets and "selfie accessories"? This trailblazing girly girl says, 'hell yes!'
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Our brains are wired to forget. The internet, not so much. That mismatch is a risk to our humanity.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Matt George runs a new bus company that doesn't own buses. And he's making some big promises. He says his technology will be the first fundamental evolution in mass transit since subway tracks were laid.
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Fighting back the fear of math by standing strong just might work. We test out one attempt to tame kids' math anxiety with 'power poses.'
Wednesday, June 04, 2014
We're at a moment in time where computer programmers are injecting machines with consciousness and the power of thought. It's time we stop and ask: What kind of thoughts?
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Find out how one man used technology to cure his technology addiction.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
There's a neighborhood where the refrigerators tell stories. The roofs are paved in solar panels. The streets hum with electric cars. It's a kind of eco-paradise — and it could drive you nuts.
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
We don't sleep like nature intended, and technology is to blame. From the gaslight to the smartphone, technological innovation has been knocking the human body clock out of sync with nature.
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Join Manoush Zomorodi, host of New Tech City on Thursday for a chat and strategy session about surviving and thriving in the Sleep Data Challenge to keep phones out of the bedroom.
Wednesday, May 07, 2014
Companies are keeping score of their customers. You probably have a few rankings and ratings about you right now that could affect the products you are offered, the price you pay and more. But it's a murky business with few regulations.
Tuesday, May 06, 2014
New Tech City's Manoush Zomorodi is planning to improve your sleep. But it will take discipline to stop those screens — and their blue light — from ruining your rest.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
A cautionary tale of e-commerce, fine print, and the drastic measures some online retailers will take to protect their reputations, even at the expense of consumers.