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

Deputy Tech Editor @TIME. Lots of 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.

KFC Releases New 'Memories Bucket' That Doubles as a Photo Printer — Pictures are forever. And now so is that time you regret eating an entire family-sized bucket of chicken by yourself. To celebrate its 60th anniversary in Canada, KFC has introduced the "Memories Bucket," a Bluetooth-enabled bucket of fried chicken that can also print photos from your smartphone.

Americans Have Stopped Signing Up for Twitter — Twitter on Tuesday posted second quarter earnings of $0.07 per share, beating expectations of $0.04 per share. That good news sent Twitter's stock up over 4% in after-hours trading early Tuesday afternoon. But Twitter's full earnings presentation reveals something else interesting about the service: Americans have pretty much stopped signing up for it.
Jul 28, 2015

The vast majority of Twitter's sequential MAU growth came from SMS-only users. That's gonna be tough to monetize.…

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The Complete Guide — Microsoft is rolling out Windows 10 beginning at 12 a.m. ET Wednesday morning. Here's everything you need to know about the latest Windows operating system before installing it. 5 Windows 10 Features We Can't Wait to Use: Microsoft's personal digital assistant will feel familiar to anyone who regularly gives commands to Siri or Google Now, with one essential difference: Cortana will be baked into your desktop.

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Diet Coke Sales Plunge 7% — Diet Coke drinkers are going the way of the dinosaur and BlackBerry users, according to Coca-Cola's earnings report out Wednesday.

Watch Microsoft's New 'Boyhood' Windows 10 Ads — Boyhood Windows 10 Ad The launch of the latest Windows operating system is slated for July 29 - and Microsoft has enlisted the help of babies and Ethan Hawke to pitch the product.

Apple Made $1 Billion on Apple Watch Sales — Apple posted its third quarter earnings on Tuesday, and, as expected, it didn't give any precise numbers regarding Apple Watch sales so far. It did, however, give us enough data to make a viable back-of-the-envelope guess.

This One Thing Makes Virtual Reality Way Better — As of last week, I've finally tried all three major, high-end virtual reality headsets: Oculus VR's Rift, Sony's Morpheus and HTC/Valve's Vive. From a new user's perspective, all three experiences felt mostly similar. I'm convinced that when these headsets start hitting the market next year, a winner will be crowned based on available content, not differences in underlying technology.
Jul 21, 2015

"As of last week, I’ve finally tried all3 major, high-end virtual reality headsets..." via @alexjamesfitz #humblebrag

Apple's New iPod Touch Is Basically an 'iPhone Light' — Apple introduced a revamped iPod Touch lineup on Wednesday, the product's first major overhaul since 2012. The new features - a faster processor, a better camera and new fitness tracking capabilities - restore the iPod Touch's place in Apple's lineup as an iPhone minus the phone element.

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Aug 01, 2015

RT @samlansky: Hell is just a room full of people talking very enthusiastically about SoulCycle

Aug 01, 2015

Gotta be hard to empower small donors when your super PACs have $108 million…

Jul 31, 2015

RT @JonErlichman: Uber Valuation: July 2015 $51 Billion Jun 2014 $18.2 Billion Aug 2013 $3.5 Billion Nov 2011 $330 Million Feb 2011 $60 Million

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