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New York City
Deputy Tech Editor — Time Magazine
Covers:  transparency, stem, global news, politics, social media, open government, technology

Deputy Tech Editor @TIME. Warning: Hockey tweets.

John V. Lynn '83 Memorial Scholarship for Excellence in Journalism

2010 - Student Journalism
This award is for an undergraduate who excels in journalistic activity on campus. I received it for my work as News Director and later Station Manager of SUNY Geneseo's 89.3 WGSU.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I'm actually in the process of repairing a 1930s-era Royal.

What's the funniest news-related #hashtag you've seen?

#PewPew. Thanks, @NASA!

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

Always e-mail. It helps me sort pitches into folders and keep a record of conversations.

The Best and Worst Ads — Kevin Hart made a good case for his own ubiquity as he stalked his daughter and her date through the city using Hyundai's "Car Finder" function. But Hart's face-popping, out-from-behind-a-carnival-stuffed-animal is where this commercial's cuteness ends. His protectiveness of his daughter, while maybe relatable, feels creepily retrograde without any more context than an ad can provide.
Feb 07, 2016

.@DPD_ is grading the only part of the big game that really matters: The best and worst ads of Super Bowl 50

Feb 08, 2016

The ads during last night's Super Bowl were not very good via @TIMEBusiness

Virtual Reality Put Me in Henrik Lundqvist's Skates — More See the Futuristic Pods That Could Change How We Travel Microsoft's New Gadget Could Change How We Watch Football This Robot Automatically Tweets at Comcast When the Internet Is Too Slow The Swedish-born Henrik Lundqvist is widely considered one of the best goalkeepers in today's National Hockey League.
Feb 05, 2016

"Virtual reality put me in the skates of my sports hero" via @alexjamesfitz

Feb 05, 2016

RT @OBWax: "Virtual reality put me in the skates of my sports hero" via @alexjamesfitz

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Everything to Know About Streaming TV — From Netflix to Amazon Prime Video, it's never been easier to cut the cord and still get access to great television. All this cord cutting is having big impacts on how TV gets made in the first place, too. Still, life's not easy for everybody: Sports fans have a particularly hard time finding games to watch online.

Apple, WhatsApp, Gmail All Cross 1 Billion User Mark

Feb 02, 2016

Why getting to 1 billion users really matters by @alexjamesfitz via @Techland

Watch Live Stream Online Free — Sports fans have the hardest time when it comes to cutting the cord. League packages are expensive, while local teams' games are often only on cable. Luckily, football fans can watch Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos take on Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 on February 7 for free online.

Boeing 737 MAX Takes First Flight — Boeing's newest passenger jet flew for the first time Friday, taking off into drizzly weather appropriate for an airplane that the company is counting on to make it rain. The airliner, called the 737 MAX, may not be as flashy as Boeing's 787 Dreamliner or European rival Airbus' massive A380.

Best Thing Ever to Happen to Weight Watchers — Not many people can move markets with a single tweet. Oprah Winfrey is one of them. The TV star-turned-media mogul tweeted a video Tuesday in which she said she lost 26 pounds thanks to Weight Watchers. The weight loss firm's stock skyrocketed, ending the day up 20% at $13.29 a share.

Watch Amazing Video From the First Race — Car racing leagues like NASCAR get lots of slack for being boring. For outsiders, it's tough to see the fun in watching people drive in circles again and again - even if they're doing it at 160 miles an hour within an inch of one another.

Facebook Earnings Beat Expectations, Boost From Mobile — Facebook is on fire. The Menlo Park, Calif. firm posted stellar results for the fourth quarter of 2015 on Wednesday, with adjusted earnings per share of $0.79 on revenue of $5.84 billion. Both figures trounced analysts' expectations. Facebook's success comes in large part because it's figured out how to make money from the smartphones we're all carrying around every day.
Jan 27, 2016

3 numbers that prove Facebook is crushing it right now via @TIMEBusiness @alexjamesfitz

Jan 27, 2016

RT @mattvella: 3 numbers that prove Facebook is crushing it right now via @TIMEBusiness @alexjamesfitz

Google DeepMind AI Can Beat Humans at 'Go' — More Exclusive: Google's New Head of Virtual Reality on What They're Planning Next I Wore An Exoskeleton That Gave Me Super Strength What Impressed Me the Most About Microsoft's HoloLens Human beings who design intelligent computers have a long history of getting those computers to beat other humans at games to prove how great their computers are.
Jan 27, 2016

Google's AI just accomplished something nobody thought possible

Jan 27, 2016

Google's AI just accomplished something nobody thought possible via @Techland @AlexJamesFitz

Jan 27, 2016

RT @mattvella: Google's AI just accomplished something nobody thought possible via @Techland @AlexJamesFitz

Jan 27, 2016

RT @mattvella: Google's AI just accomplished something nobody thought possible via @Techland @AlexJamesFitz

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Feb 09, 2016

The official unemployment number is meaningless to lots and lots of people.

Feb 09, 2016

Easy to poke fun at Trump's unemployment exaggeration, but how many Americans really *feel* that it's sub 5%?

Feb 09, 2016

Ground games, ranked: 1. Soccer 2. Kickball 3. Ultimate Frisbee 4. Baseball 5. SPUD

Feb 09, 2016

@nycjim $10 says he's not carrying pictures of chairman Mao, though

Feb 09, 2016

@ben_geier free idea: caucuses, but actually walls of death

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