Technology correspondent for The Economist.
Apple has announced its latest slate of new products, including a phone with facial recognition software. Facial recognition is already being used a lot more widely than you’d think.
Sep. 12, 2017from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
It’s been awhile since Karl Benz’s powered wheel vehicle made its way onto the world stage in 1885, and any car of today would easily qualify as a supercar compared to the Adam…
Apr. 5from KCRW Features
A lot of the migrants trying to cross the border come from El Salvador. California Governor Gavin Newsom is there this week to understand the migrant crisis.
Apr. 8from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The trees at the Ellwood Mesa preserve have been dying off, and the California Monarchs are following suit.
Apr. 12from The 805
Since the Notre Dame fire, many large corporations and philanthropic French families have made hefty donations to the cathedral’s restoration.
Apr. 19from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
California has over 500,000 green jobs, with tens of thousands coming directly from state initiatives.
Apr. 23from KCRW Features
For many Californians, Tax Day this year means writing a check to Uncle Sam.
Apr. 12from The Mixer
Los Angeles County leans on a temporary rental voucher program that critics call a short-term fix.
Apr. 15from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Even the Wild West had gun control. Most Americans want it now--especially kids afraid of school shootings.
Apr. 18from To the Point
The “Bethel effect” – named after a local church – is transforming the city of Redding in a way that even non-Christians can appreciate.
Apr. 4from Zócalo's Connecting California