Aleks Krotoski looks at whether our online lives are transforming our experience of death.
On April Fool's Day, Aleks examines if mischief is an essential part of the online world.
Aleks Krotoski finds out if what engages us in the real world can ever be digitised.
Aleks Krotoski explores how people disentangle their digital lives.
Aleks Krotoski asks if the internet fuels the breakdown of social and moral boundaries.
Are our connected modern lives making us lonelier than ever?
Aleks Krotoski asks if we could all do with a detox from our digital devices.
Aleks Krotoski asks if the digital world is allowing us to be more altruistic than ever.
Aleks Krotoski explores what technology tells us about ourselves and the age we live in.
Have we sacrificed the pleasure of travelling to discover new places and ourselves?
Aleks Krotoski asks if the digital world is changing how we value things.
We might want to drown it out in light, but as Aleks discovers darkness can be good for us
Aleks explores how technology can give someone back a life that had seemed gone forever.
Aleks Krotoski looks at our oldest and most universal technology - timekeeping.
Aleks Krotoski asks if the digital world is muting the human voice.
Aleks Krotoski asks if the the digital world has ushered in an age of misinformation.
Aleks Krotoski asks how human beings can cope with a world saturated by data.
Aleks Krotoski asks how the concept of broken has changed in a digital world.
In the digital world everyone sells to us, and we sell ourselves to everyone.
Aleks Krotoski explores how our monkey brains cope with the risks of the digital world.
Aleks Krotoski asks if language is a technology and how it has changed in the digital age.
What happens when we abandon a place? Aleks explores abandon both on and offline.
Aleks Krotoski explores if the internet is a nostalgia machine.
Aleks Krotoski examines what digital mapping has meant for our understanding of the world.
Aleks Krotoksi explores whether we can embed ethics into our technologies.
Aleks Krotoski explores the impact digital technology is having on secrets.
Aleks Krotoski explores if we treat technology like magic.
Aleks Krotoski explores the overlap between technology and the natural world.
Aleks Krotoski goes 'people watching' online and offline to find out how they differ.
Aleks Krotoski explores how technology is impacting on seduction.
Aleks Krotoski asks if we know what to keep and what to throw away in the digital age.
Aleks Krotoski explores the impact of the web upon the age-old process of detection.
The web is a gateway to online vigilantism, but heroic actions come with a price
Aleks Krotoski explores the world of the digital doppelganger
Aleks Krotoski explores living in a digital world.
Aleks Krotoski asks what the advent of digital technologies has meant for the human body.
Aleks Krotoski explores how technology may be unlocking, and aping, human imagination.
Aleks Krotoski looks at work in a digital world.
Aleks Krotoski asks whether home can be anywhere you can go online.
Aleks Krotoski explores whether or not the digital world is changing food culture.
Aleks Krotoski compares technological solutions to our intuitive wayfinding skills.
Lost and Found
Aleks explores if people are more likely to find lost items using online social networks.
Aleks Krotoski explores why parents are so fearful of their children's technology use.
Aleks Krotoski explores the often ignored physicality of the digital world.
Aleks Krotoski looks for the woman who made vlogging famous, then mysteriously disappeared
Aleks Krotoski explores whether it's true that, 'I'm recorded, therefore I am'.
Aleks Krotoski asks if we are haunted by our technology, or are we haunting it?
Aleks Krotoski explores whether technology can allow us to walk in another man's shoes.
Aleks Krotoski asks if what we find funny has changed with digital media.
Aleks Krotoski explores the role of digital media in our age of anger.
Aleks Krotoski asks what it means to be authentic in a digital world full of filters.
Aleks Krotoski explores to what extent technology can tap into our unconscious mind.
Aleks Krotoski explores how much of what we do online is akin to talking to ourselves.
Follow The Digital Human's Aleks Krotoski as she heads down a rabbit hole.
In a digital world Aleks explores whether silence is becoming harder to experience.
Aleks Krotoski uncovers the harm that comes to those keeping the internet safe.
Aleks Krotoski explores whether we use rituals enough in the digital world.
Aleks Krotoski explores the world of spam, scams and caches of forgotten gold.
Aleks Krotoski asks why we just cannot get enough of what our digital devices dish up.
Aleks Krotoski asks if technology is changing our experience and relationship with shame.
Aleks Krotoski looks at how our online world can be a portal to a better physical world.
Aleks Krotoski considers the concept of 'tribe' in the modern world.
Aleks Krotoski discovers how a face changes a robot from a machine into a social being.
Aleks Krotoski asks if there are some things that we would be better off not knowing.
Aleks Krotoski asks if blaming social media for recent political upheaval misses the point
Aleks Krotoski explores the unforeseen consequences of a frictionless digital life.
Aleks Krotoski explores regret, those moments of should have, could have, would have.
Aleks Krotoski explores how effective the digital world is as a confidante.
Aleks Krotoski enters the world of the unnoticed, all the content that no-one ever sees.
Aleks Krotoski wonders if it's possible to convey a sense of joyful abandon online...
Aleks Krotoski asks whether we can become detached from ourselves using technology.
Aleks Krotoski discovers how the information others have about you affects your life.
Why do we sometimes remain silent when others need help? Aleks explores why we hold back.
Aleks Krotoski explores the disconnect between real life flaws and the perfect life online
Aleks Krotoski explores the unexpected advantages of average.
Aleks Krotoski explores if how we treat our robots impacts how we treat one another.
Can technology empower a person to turn from a victim to a rescuer?
Aleks Krotoski asks 'has the internet been gentrified?'
Aleks Krotoski explores why science is being drowned out by Snake Oil online.
Aleks Krotoski explores the impact digital technology is having on the way we live.
Aleks Krotoski explores what happens when an online illusion meets reality.
Aleks Krotoski finds out if wisdom, or only data, can be shared in the digital world.
Aleks Krotoski explores whether it is possible to find a haven online.
Are we using tech as a digital sedative? Aleks explores why we want to numb ourselves.
The Analogue Human
Aleks Krotoski celebrates the 100th Digital Human with a special analogue episode.
Aleks Krotoski explores the thin line between passion and obsession online.
Aleks Krotoski explores the tension between storytelling and privacy online.
Aleks Krotoski asks what is it that draws to those dark corners of the web.
Aleks Krotoski takes a look at the space between us.
Turning the tables
Chris was asked to identify a sound sent in by a listener this week.
Planet Puffin. Episode 11 Leaving the Nest
The season is ending. Becky and Emily go in search of the last pufflings in the burrows.
The Life Scientific
Irene Tracey on pain in the brain
Irene Tracey tells Jim Al-Khalili how imaging the brain reveals how and why we feel pain.
A taste of the circus
Jacks has some guests who talk about life in the circus.
The Social with Tim Weeks
Tim Weeks explores the weird and wonderful world of Wiltshire online.