David Weinberg is a reporter for KCRW and former staff reporter at Marketplace. Before that, David freelanced for Marketplace from New Orleans and St. Louis, and worked odd jobs in Seattle, Alaska, Mexico and New York.  He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and dog. He also hosts the podcast "Random Tape."


Features by David Weinberg

Straight out of a changed Compton, 27 years later

The city would like to distance itself from the violent portrayal in a new biopic.
Posted In: movie, Compton, biopic
Google's revised mobile algorithm will give preference to sites that are mobile-friendly in its search engine.

Google will prioritize mobile-friendly sites

The change takes effect Tuesday, reordering search results.
Posted In: Google, mobile devices, web design

A warning on the bond market

Fed expressed concerns that "flash crash" could become more common
Posted In: bond market, Fed, flash crash
Display of Apple Watch Sport on Friday in Washington, D.C. The Apple Watch will be available on April 24.

Designing watch apps that won't drive you nuts

Apps on a smartwatch will provide less information
Posted In: design, apple watch, app
Aerial view overlooking landscaping on April 4, 2015 in San Diego, California. Gov. Jerry Brown has ordered a 25 percent cut in urban water usage due to a severe drought affecting much of California and the west.

One way to ration water: raise the price

New limits on water usage could raise prices to four times their current rate.
Posted In: drought, california, water, conservation, utilities

Alcoa faces pressure to cut cost

The aluminium giant is in a heated competition.
Posted In: aluminum, Alcoa, competition

Left behind in Silicon Valley

Traditional middle class jobs—and families—are feeling the tech pinch.
Posted In: Silicon Valley, income inequality, social mobility

Organizing India's Informal Workers

Creating economic stability for India means transforming the informal economy.
Posted In: India, street vendors, loans

The informal economy collides with India’s boom

A street vendor and a manufacturing success story reveal the limits of India's economy.
Posted In: India, Royal Enfield, exports, manufacturing, street vendors, News


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