Geoffrey Fowler

technology columnist for the Washington Post

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Personal technology columnist for the Wall Street Journal

Geoffrey Fowler on KCRW

Under the “Emergency Broadband Benefit,” $3.2 billion have been allocated to subsidize the internet bills of Americans affected by the pandemic.

Need help paying for your internet? You might qualify for Emergency Broadband Benefit

Under the “Emergency Broadband Benefit,” $3.2 billion have been allocated to subsidize the internet bills of Americans affected by the pandemic.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

While waiting for the COVID-19 vaccine, picture this: You’re scrolling through your social media on your phone, and suddenly a notification pops up that says you have been exposed to…

iPhones and Androids can send COVID exposure alerts. But that tech isn’t being used everywhere

While waiting for the COVID-19 vaccine, picture this: You’re scrolling through your social media on your phone, and suddenly a notification pops up that says you have been exposed to…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

CES in Las Vegas displays a lot of toys, but it can also be a window into the future of how we’ll live with smart tech.

CES: Cuddle robots, self-driving suitcases, and other gadgets

CES in Las Vegas displays a lot of toys, but it can also be a window into the future of how we’ll live with smart tech.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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To some parents who are hesitant to vaccinate their young children against the coronavirus, Dr.

from KCRW Features

Why does affordable housing take so long and cost so much to build? KCRW’s Anna Scott and KQED’s Saul Gonzalez team up to find answers.

from Greater LA

For the first time ever, more than 100,000 Americans died from a drug overdose in just one year , according to preliminary numbers released by the CDC this week.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Roughly 4.4 million Southland residents are expected to hit the road or take to the skies this Thanksgiving.

from KCRW Features

Female surgeons with similar experience and skill get fewer referrals than comparably trained male surgeons.

from Second Opinion

A couple of dozen Malibu neighbors have been developing “community brigades” since the 2018 Woolsey Fire.

from Greater LA

San Francisco is at times known for its rough-and-tumble approach to local politics. But now a more bruising political fight is playing out in the City by the Bay.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

The Native American activist’s attorney Kevin Sharp tells Robert Scheer why Peltier’s imprisonment is one of the worst miscarriages of justice this country has ever seen.

from Scheer Intelligence

Koreatown performance artist Kristina Wong suddenly had no work when the pandemic began, so she started creating face masks.

from Greater LA