internet

Is The Internet Affecting The Creative Side of Our Brains?

Ainissa Ramirez is a scientist, author and a self-proclaimed “Science Evangelist.” She is the creator of a podcast series called “Science Underground.” She joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the internet and its impact on the creative side of our brains.

The Weaponization of Social Media

The impact of technology, the internet and social media on every aspect of society today is a topic of great debate. P.W. Singer, Author of LikeWar: The Weaponization of social media joins Hari Sreenivasan via google hangout to discuss the changes in technology and politics with the rising power of Social Media.

The Next Generation of Wireless Networks

Researchers at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City are working to develop the next generation Internet. It’s part of an initiative called Powder-Renew. In this segment, we discover how the program is working to create the next generation internet, by testing the capabilities of wireless technology.

SciTech Now Episode 510

In this episode of SciTech Now, discover how researchers are developing the next generation Internet; the Holy Grail of online commerce; keeping up with the innovations of Healthcare; and the creation of metal Bubble Wrap.

Eliminating the digital divide

Lack of reliable internet access and high-tech learning tools can put low-income and rural students at a disadvantage. In an effort to bridge this digital divide, a superintendent at one of the poorest school districts in the nation created an initiative that provides students with 24/7 access to the internet.

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.