Rick Karr’s been reporting for NPR’s news magazines for more than 20 years and for various PBS shows for more than a decade. Much of his work examines the intersection of technology, culture, and law. He was nominated for an award for his 2006 PBS documentary Net @ Risk, which made the case that the U.S. is falling far behind other nations in the race to the wired future. He teaches at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and studied at Purdue University and the London School of Economics. Karr is a member of the songwriters’ collective Box Set Authentic and lives in Brooklyn, NY.