Matt Richtel

Technology Reporter, New York Times

Guest

Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for the New York Times based in the San Francisco Bay-area, focusing on technology; author of Hooked, which explores love and Internet addiction, and A Deadly Wandering: A Tale of Tragedy and Redemption in the Age of Attention

Matt Richtel on KCRW

Drug-resistant infections are one of the biggest threats to the 7.5 billion people on this planet.

Powerful players in U.S. pork industry block scientists from inspecting farms

Drug-resistant infections are one of the biggest threats to the 7.5 billion people on this planet.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Drivers tell pollsters they know it’s too dangerous to text while they’re at the wheel, but about one third admit they do it anyway.

How Technology Distraction Kills

Drivers tell pollsters they know it’s too dangerous to text while they’re at the wheel, but about one third admit they do it anyway.

from To the Point

As you're buying holiday presents, think about this. Internet multi-tasking is both a magnificent research tool and an infuriating distraction.

Hooked on Gadgets, Muddling Our Minds?

As you're buying holiday presents, think about this. Internet multi-tasking is both a magnificent research tool and an infuriating distraction.

from To the Point

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