The year in technology From the iPad 2 to the Kindle Fire, 2011 has been the year of the tablet computer. Robert Stephens, founder of the Geek Squad, joins Midmorning to talk about his "best of tech" list for 2011, and look ahead at what might be on the horizon for 2012.9:06 a.m.
Robert Stephens: Founder and Chief Inspector of The Geek Squad.
From science fiction to physical reality A renowned theoretical physicist ponders the possibility of force fields, time travel, and other themes of science fiction. He says many of these do not violate the laws of physics, and could become reality in the next century.
Originally broadcast April 16th, 2011.10:06 a.m.
Michio Kaku: theoretical physicist and author. His latest book, "Physics of the Impossible," is just out in paperback.
The Barr Brothers in Studio P The Barr Brothers' unique sound - folk-infused Delta blues, West-African rhythms and classical harp - has gained considerable buzz recently. The group's mad-scientist approach to instrumentation can be heard on their new, self-titled album. The Barr Brothers joined us in Studio P to perform some songs and talk about their experiences as a band.10:50 a.m.