Jack Stewart

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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

Virgin’s version of the hyperloop is on display at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The company is developing vacuum tubes to shuttle people at more than 200 mph.

Challenges in making the hyperloop a reality

Virgin’s version of the hyperloop is on display at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The company is developing vacuum tubes to shuttle people at more than 200 mph.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Proposition 23  on the November ballot would suspend Governor Schwarzenegger's proudest achievement,  AB 32 .

California Politics and Global Warming

Proposition 23 on the November ballot would suspend Governor Schwarzenegger's proudest achievement, AB 32 .

from Which Way, L.A.?

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The Perseverance rover is scheduled to blast off from Cape Canaveral, Florida on Thursday.

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Some see Elon’s Musk’s personal move to Texas as a blow to California’s prestige and possibly its economy. But Zocalo commentator Joe Mathews is happy to show him the door.

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Flames from the Bobcat Fire have come within 500 feet of the Mount Wilson Observatory, which was once the world’s largest observatory.

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