Elizabeth Cochran

Seismologist for the U.S. Geological Survey and a Visiting Associate at Caltech

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We in California know we’re living on borrowed time and that the ‘Big One’ is coming.

Will California Get its Quake Warning System Before the ‘Big One’ Hits?

We in California know we’re living on borrowed time and that the ‘Big One’ is coming.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Uber and Lyft drivers around the world are on strike, protesting low wages and no benefits. They’re also urging riders to boycott the apps for the day.

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A special live Left, Right & Center from the Milken Institute Global Conference.

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“The Terminator,” “Blade Runner,” and “Her” all center around a future of humans and machines living together. But that’s actually happening right now. The A.I.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand