Posted on · On Monday's show: Now that TikTok has been banned from government-issued devices in Texas, we discuss what sort of threat the social media app may pose.
Posted on · On Thursday's show: The latest on the chemical release incident in La Porte, a Rice professor discusses his BBC series about the end of the world, and an in-studio performance by musician Bob Schneider.
Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: Texas refineries releasing excessive amounts of benzene, an irreverent take on the most serious issues of our time, the dangers of developing along America’s coasts, and why the Houston Symphony is devoting two weekends’ worth of concerts to one composer.
Posted on · Houston Matters learns what's in store for a six-hour marathon of performances and discussions that runs through the night at Rice University this weekend.
Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: A state agency is investigating HISD, we discuss the latest political news, comedian Aasif Mandvi talks about his career, and we learn about an event called A Night of Philosophy and Ideas.
Posted on · A University of Houston researcher is developing a system that would allow security cameras to recognize potential threats to public safety before they happen and send an alert to law enforcement.
Posted on · Houston Matters examines how technology might be used to predict crimes that haven't even happened yet. And we learn how healthcare professionals and coaches are dealing with mental health issues among athletes.
Posted on · A while back, Houston Matters went on a search to identify Houston’s signature food. Many major cities are known for a particular signature food. Chicago has deep dish pizza, Philadelphia has cheese steaks, and St. Louis has toasted ravioli. And while, yes, we have Tex Mex in Houston and kolaches — and great barbecue and […]
Posted on · Houston's received a lot of positive press in recent years, for being the most diverse city in the nation, for our abundant and growing food and arts scenes, for our economic success, for being the city today that the rest of America may look like in the future. We still may not be used to […]
Posted on · And now, we delve (hopefully) even further into our future, to a potential day when artificial intelligence we’ve created exceeds our understanding and control. It’s a concept known as the technological singularity hypothesis, and while it sounds like the stuff of science fiction (think Isaac Asimov’s “I Robot,” or films like “The Matrix,” “The Terminator,” […]
Posted on · The Houston-Galveston Area Council is creating a plan that lays out the area's transportation needs over the next 25 years. The 2040 RTP (Regional Transportation Plan) lays out the latest update to a continuous planning process that includes the eight central counties of the Houston-Galveston region. On this edition of Houston Matters, we talk with […]