Steve Lohr

New York Times

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Reporter for the New York Times, focusing on technology, business and economics

Steve Lohr on KCRW

Imagine if your shirt could cool or warm you depending on the temperature. Or if it could tell if you’re having a heart attack and call an ambulance.

Smart Fabrics

Imagine if your shirt could cool or warm you depending on the temperature. Or if it could tell if you’re having a heart attack and call an ambulance.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The so-called "Year of Big Data" has produced uses and potential abuses of gathering more information than anyone ever imagined before. What is this a vast, new industry?

Will Big Data and Big Money Mean Big Trouble?

The so-called "Year of Big Data" has produced uses and potential abuses of gathering more information than anyone ever imagined before. What is this a vast, new industry?

from Which Way, L.A.?

Big Data -- the accumulation of massive amounts of information just for its own sake -- is the revenge of the nerds, a booming generator of money and power.

Will Big Data and Big Money Mean Big Trouble?

Big Data -- the accumulation of massive amounts of information just for its own sake -- is the revenge of the nerds, a booming generator of money and power.

from To the Point

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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from KCRW Features

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