apps

Technology That Can Do Everything

Biosensors are detection devices with endless applications from sustainable farming to bomb detection. Dr. Omowunmi Sadik, Professor of Bio-Analytical and Environmental Chemistry at State University of New York Binghamton joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss some of the new applications of biosensors.

An app for cattle ranchers

A Texas tech entrepreneur combined his love of computers with his passion for ranching by creating an app made for auctioning cattle.

How refugees are using social media and other technology

Last year more than a million migrants and refugees fled from places like Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq, searching for safe places to settle. CNET senior writer Ben Fox Rubin joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss how mobile phones, apps, social media and other technologies are part of this global story.

Trends in 2016 election technology

Web description: Advancements in technology have taken elections beyond fundraisers, debates, and polling booths. Serial entrepreneur Brian Hecht joins Hari Sreenivasan to talk about trends in election tech.

Geekdom, a catalyst for startups and apps

Geekdom is the largest single-location collaborative workspace in the country. Now in its fifth year, this San Antonio, Texas incubator is educating and attracting young talent while serving as a catalyst for new startups and apps.

SciTech Now Episode 224

In this episode, we learn why beluga whales are a reflection of the health of a watershed; author and scientist Ainissa Ramirez discusses how bubbles might help NASA catch comets; we explore the importance of studying the physiological changes that occur in traders during financial bubbles and crises; and a collaborative workspace reveals how it serves […]

SciTech Now Episode 220

In this episode of SciTech Now, scientists work to grow plants in extreme conditions; an app predicts your seven year romantic outlook; and automation and robots are introduced to one of the oldest trades: brick laying.

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.