Technology: Episodes

Most of us have had that moment of hitting "send" on a text and immediately wishing we could take it back. Of course there's an app for that, but that technical solution also has its issues.
ISIS militants now control the long-running black market in stolen artifacts. Experts are tracking damage to heritage sites in Iraq and Syria by satellite and doing what little they can to stop it.
Consumers will have to have an Apple device to subscribe to HBO Now, but then they can watch new and old HBO content on that device or their PC. It will cost $14.99 a month.
The new Silicon Valley campus has been the subject of fevered speculation. A sneak preview finds a site full of green features, but neighbors may not be welcome to stroll the premises.
Writer Philip Pullman says it's all part of the oral tradition: "Long before writing, people were telling each other stories," he says. Audiobook technology has come a long way since the early days.
Apple is banking that people will want to read or watch videos on the watch face. But the company already has a remarkable track record of creating desire for a device where it didn't exist before.
A Lebanese lawyer has come up with a smartphone app that lets people anonymously report government corruption. It's helping shed light and might changes bad habits.
The tech titan's latest device/platform drops into a busy gadget niche that has a big gender gap among early adopters. Still, analysts are expecting more than 10 million sales in the first year.
Kansas City boasts one of the fastest, most competitive Internet service markets. But people are still trying to figure out what to do with all that speed — and some neighborhoods aren't being served.
Mary Aiken, who examines digital fingerprints to help solve crimes, is the real-life inspiration for the lead investigator on <em>CSI: Cyber. </em>She says she works where "humans and technology collide."
As virtual reality becomes more lifelike and the technology more consumer friendly, developers continue to push it as the new heart of the video game and movie experience.
The Defense Department has asked DARPA find a better way for computers to ID the humans using them. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with project head Angelos Keromytis about a future without passwords.
Gillian Jacobs, known for her role as Britta Perry on <em>Community</em>, directed a short documentary on the computer programming pioneer. She says Hopper wasn't fond of the hype over her accomplishments.
At a time when many are connected to hundreds, if not thousands, of people on social media, a company called the Front Porch Forum is building smaller networks.
The Americans with Disabilities Act was a watershed piece of legislation. As we approach the 25th anniversary of the ADA, advocates want to fold another facet of daily life into the law: the Internet.
Stories: 1) America's T. Rex Gets A Makeover 2) Beyond Cat Videos: YouTube Bets On Production Studio 'Playgrounds' 3) Inhalable Chocolate? Ingestible Ideas From A Lab For The Senses 4) WATCH: The Robotic Baby Penguin That Spies For Scientists 5) Die-Hard Users Are Still Dialing Up The Internet On AOL ...
Stories: 1) Doppelnamers: When Your Digital Identity Is Also Someone Else's 2) Tom Magliozzi, Popular Co-Host Of NPR's 'Car Talk,' Dies At 77 3) Domino's Becomes A Tech Company That Happens To Make Pizza 4) EU's New Competition Chief Could Shake Up Google Antitrust Case 5) Picking The Locks: Redefining ...
Stories: 1) New Facebook App A Throwback To Old Chatrooms 2) With 'Dorothy' App, Clicks Of The Heel Command Your Phone 3) From Brain To Computer: Helping 'Locked-In' Patient Get His Thoughts Out 4) I've Got The Ingredients. What Should I Cook? Ask IBM's Watson 5) What's More Embarrassing Than That Old ...
Stories: 1) Can Authorities Cut Off Utilities And Pose As Repairmen To Search A Home? 2) Behind The Scenes, Storyful Exposes Viral Hoaxes For News Outlets 3) At 83, Filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard Makes The Leap To 3-D
Stories: 1) HBO To Start Online Only Streaming Service 2) LA Schools Superintendent To Step Down Amid iPad Controversy 3) Silicon Valley Companies Add New Benefit For Women: Egg-Freezing 4) Privacy Advocates Don't Buy FBI's Warning About Encryption Practices 5) Chinese Find Number URLs Easier Than Letters ...
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