Keyboard App Empowers Disabled

Technology has the ability to transform the lives of people with disabilities. One example is SwiftKey, an app for keyboards that helps non-verbal users communicate. Joe Osborn, Senior Engineering Manager at SwiftKey joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss.

SciTech Now 503

In this episode of SciTech Now, a unique approach to studying Alzheimer’s disease; an app that empowers people with disabilities; how to prolong your phone’s battery; and a laser label maker.

SciTech Now Episode 418

In this episode of SciTech Now, we see how one community is getting ready for climate change and urban renewal; a look into how signals in our bodies indicate the onset of diseases; the future of space exploration; and a mobile app changing the parking game by allowing drivers to park with a scannable code.

SciTech Now Episode 414

In this episode of SciTech Now, we look into one school district providing students 24/7 access to the internet; Scientist Ainissa Ramirez discusses how atoms keep time; students learning the science and technology of tomorrow; and one Texas entrepreneur combining his love of computers with his passion for ranching.

An app that predicts your romantic outlook

Perhaps love cannot be reduced to science, but one NASA engineer is hoping he can simplify the process of looking for romance. In a Google Hangout interview, reporter Andrea Vasquez and Rashied Amini discuss Nanaya, a tool designed to predict a person’s romantic outlook 7 years into the future.

Ofer Leidner on his wellness app, Happify

These days there are apps for just about everything, but for happiness? Ofer Leidner, tech entrepreneur and co-founder of the so-called emotional fitness platform Happify, discusses the growing industry of wellness apps.