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

Deputy Tech Editor @TIME. Got tips?

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.

Seattle, Boston Art Museums Make Super Bowl Bet — This goes way beyond your office Super Bowl pool. A pair of upper-crust art museums have made themselves a little painting wager over Sunday's game: If Russell Wilson and his Seahawks win, than the Clark Art Institute of Williamstown, Mass., will have to fork over Puget Sound on the Pacific Coast by Albert Bierstadt to the Seattle Art Museum for three months.

How to Watch Online for Free — In years past, trying to watch the Super Bowl online might have left you feeling deflated. But this year the cord-cutters among us have lots of solid options for streaming the big game. Let's take a look at your two best choices: 1. NBC's livestream.

Watch This Farmer Herd Cows to Make Drone Art

Amazon Will Break Out Cloud Services in Next Earnings Report — Amazon's cloud business has long been more like a cumulonimbus than a cirrus - that is, not very transparent at all. In its quarterly earnings reports, Amazon has traditionally buried its Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud offerings into a category called "North America Net Sales (Other)," where it sat alongside a hodgepodge of other stuff.

Amazing Super Slow-Mo Video Shows How Your Camera Works

Imgur Releases New GIF-Making Tool — Looking to turn a video into an animated GIF like all the cool kids on the Internet? Image service Imgur just released a super-easy tool.

3 Tips to Save Your Phone's Battery in the Cold — If you've ever had a hunch your phone's charge doesn't last as long in the wintertime, you're not crazy: Cold temperatures have a nasty effect on batteries. The scientific explanation for this lies in how batteries work. Basically, their job is to store chemical energy until you need them to power or charge your device.

Apple Might Finally Be Beating Samsung in Smartphone Sales — Apple and Samsung have long been bitter rivals in the smartphone market, with each able to claim an advantage over the other: The higher cost of Apple's iPhones have helped the company enjoy wider profit margins, while Samsung has historically clobbered Apple in terms of the number of devices shipped.

Half a Billion Facebook Users Are Mobile Only — Facebook's efforts on smaller screens are paying off big. More than half a billion Facebook users access the site only from mobile devices, Facebook revealed as part of an earnings presentation Wednesday. The social network has 1.19 billion total mobile monthly active users, as of the end of 2014, up 26% year-over-year.

The 5 Craziest Numbers From Apple's Gangbusters Earnings Report — Apple posted record earnings Tuesday afternoon, sending its stock skyrocketing more than 9% in after-hours trading. Here's a quick look at the five craziest figures from Apple's first quarter earnings report: 1. Apple made $18.04 billion in profit and $74.6 billion in revenue for the quarter.
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Jan 31, 2015

Super Bowl prediction: I will eat all of the chicken wings. All of them.

Jan 31, 2015

@SCBegley when you can take the fly from my hand, young grasshopper

Jan 31, 2015

RT @BuzzFeedBen: Uber is really running the table now: @JMBooyah scoops that the insurers are getting on board, a big deal…

Jan 31, 2015

"This was a miraculous achievement," said one pilot of the helium balloon in a silly squeaky voice…

Jan 31, 2015

RT @garyhe: Just landed at LaGuardia. Here's the Brooklyn fire from the air. Smoke trails forever

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