Technology Reporter, New York Times
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
Drug-resistant infections are one of the biggest threats to the 7.5 billion people on this planet.
Aug. 15from 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.
Sep. 26, 2014from 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.
Nov. 26, 2010from To the Point
David Chang has made a remarkable pivot into food media over the past couple years, as seen in his latest Netflix show.
Oct. 25from Good Food
As fires continue to chew through the parched Southern California brush, all that smoke can cause health problems. How dangerous is that smoke, and what can you do to protect yourself?
Oct. 29from Greater LA
In 2015, the LA Fire Department became one of the first in the nation to create a drone program. The fleet has become essential to combating fires.
Nov. 18from KCRW Features
There have been widespread evacuations on the westside of LA due to a brush fire that broke out near the Getty Center.
Oct. 28from Greater LA
A gripping documentary documents the surprising role drug cartels and illegal traffickers are playing in the looming extinction of a rare whale.
Oct. 25from Scheer Intelligence
Kate Leahy and Ara Zada explore the nuances of Armenian lavash. Thalassa Skinner is a master of cheese boards.
Nov. 8from Good Food
Times have changed and new data suggests that daily aspirin isn’t as helpful as once thought.
Nov. 17from Second Opinion
Personal medical records behind public health regulations are now stamped "confidential." If they aren’t opened up, the Trump EPA says it will ignore them.
Nov. 18from To the Point
The Getty Fire has burned 745 acres and is 39% contained. All mandatory evacuation orders and warnings are lifted -- with some exceptions.
Oct. 28from KCRW Features