Drew Harwell

Washington Post

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National technology reporter for the Washington Post.

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The government has your face on file if you have a driver’s license or a passport, or if you’ve been pretty much anywhere in public.

ACLU sues FBI and others over use of facial recognition technology

The government has your face on file if you have a driver’s license or a passport, or if you’ve been pretty much anywhere in public.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Tesla and Hyperloop creator Elon Musk is building carbon-free cars.

How much carbon is Elon Musk burning with his globe trotting?

Tesla and Hyperloop creator Elon Musk is building carbon-free cars.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

It’s Made in America Week, according to the White House. But not for Ivanka Trump’s business.

Ivanka Trump's company falls short in treatment of garment factory workers

It’s Made in America Week, according to the White House. But not for Ivanka Trump’s business.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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