The Record: Monday, January 8, 2018 | KUOW News and Information

The Record: Monday, January 8, 2018

Jan 8, 2018

Essayist David Sedaris is in town this week to read from his new book onstage at Broadway Performance Hall and get feedback from a Seattle audience. He'll join us to talk publishing, picking up trash and President Oprah.

The state legislature gets back to business today. KUOW’s Austin Jenkins tells you what Democratic state lawmakers have on their agenda now that they have one-party control in Olympia.

The idea of a robot taking your job has Americans very worried. Not as worried about our coming robot coworkers? Swedes. We talk with Peter Goodman of the New York Times about why that is, then check in with KUOW's Joshua McNichols and Carolyn Adolph, co-hosts of KUOW's Prime(d).

Plus, Geekwire’s Todd Bishop tells us about the battle for smart speaker dominance going down at this year's Consumer Electronics Show.

Listen to the full show above or check out a list of our stories.