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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.

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.

Here Are the 4 Coolest Things Microsoft Just Announced — More Microsoft unveiled a handful of new devices at a New York City event Tuesday, ranging from a potentially groundbreaking new laptop to a revamped version of its fitness tracker. Taken together, Microsoft says its new devices are all about boosting productivity. "We make things that help you make things," said CEO Satya Nadella.

IBM Researchers Demonstrate Carbon Nanotube Processors — New research announced by IBM Tuesday could pave the way for more powerful, energy efficient computers that use processors based on carbon rather than today's silicon chips. That shift is important because making faster computer processors generally means increasing the number of transistors on a chip.

Apple's New iPad Shows the Future of Tablets — Tablet sales are steadily declining, but that's not stopping tech companies from making them. Apple's new iPad Pro, Microsoft's Surface lineup and Google's new Pixel C are all evidence those companies believe there's still a hope for tablets - maybe in hybrid designs that combine the best of tablets with the best of laptops.

How to Make Your Profile Picture a Video — Facebook is rolling out a new feature that lets you set a short, GIF-like looping video as your profile picture, the company announced Wednesday. The new feature is rolling out slowly, Facebook says, so you might not get it right away.

How to Decide Which Smartphone to Buy — Google's new Nexus smartphones, unveiled Tuesday, both look pretty nice. There's the Huawei-made Nexus 6P, a 5.7-inch device, and LG's Nexus 5X, a more affordable 5.2-inch phone. Both do everything a modern smartphone should: There's mobile broadband, there's a nice camera, there's a fingerprint scanner.

Tesla's Elon Musk Unveils Model X SUV — FREMONT, Calif. (AP) - Electric vehicle maker Tesla Motors has mastered the sporty two-seater and the elegant sedan. Now, it wants to conquer the family hauler. Tesla's Model X - one of the only all-electric SUVs on the market - was officially unveiled Tuesday night near the company's California factory.

Watch Company Unveil Model X SUV Live — Tesla is set to deliver its first Model X SUV Tuesday night at an event at its Fremont, California headquarters. The Model X is Tesla's first SUV, coming on the heels of the Tesla Model S sports sedan. The new SUV could generate interest among new customers interested in all-electric vehicles but who want something larger than the Model S.

Google Introduces New Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, Chromecast, More — Google had a busy Tuesday, dropping two new phones, a pair of Chromecasts, a new tablet and a release date for the new Android software. Here's what you missed. New Nexus Phones First, there's the higher-end Nexus 6P. It's a 5.7-inch device running Android 6.0 Marshmallow and made by China's Huawei.

Google Pixel C Tablet Announced With Android 6.0 Marshmallow — Google on Tuesday unveiled the Pixel C, a 10.2-inch tablet with optional keyboard accessory. The Pixel C runs the company's new Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system. It sports an Nvidia X1 quadcore processor and 3GB of RAM. An optional Bluetooth keyboard attaches in a way that appears to make the device easy to use in both tablet and kickstand-laptop modes.

Google Android 6.0 Marshmallow Release Time — Google's new Android 6.0 "Marshmallow" smartphone software will be available on the company's Nexus devices starting next week. It will arrive on the Nexus 5, 6, 7, 9 and Nexus Player. Google showed off several previously unmentioned features at a press event Tuesday, including an advanced charge status indicator, less disruptive notifications and a more intelligent home screen.
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Oct 06, 2015

RT @zpower: *sits at a bar* *bartender points to a guy raising his glass* “sir, the gentleman over there sent this over” *hands me a linkedin invite*

Oct 06, 2015

You know, I could be tempted back into the Windows ecosystem if 1. it wouldn't cost me $texas and 2. I wouldn't miss my Apple Watch so much

Oct 06, 2015

@mattpeckham they didn't, but they namedropped gaming power. I'll send along info

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