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Boulder, CO
Freelance Journalist — Freelance
Covers:  technology, sustainability, environment, alternative energy, food, tech-based art and design, adventure, social entrepreneurship, startups, robotics, transportation, human-computer interaction
Doesn't Cover: advertising thinly disguised as news, new versions of popular consumer electronics, complex medical news, old news from weeks or months ago

Vermont native, night owl, pro freelance journalist covering tech, science, adventure, food, design, and sustainability

Alyssa Danigelis is a professional freelance writer and editor who got started as a teenager reporting for the largest newspaper in Vermont. Her articles about Ben & Jerry's, a skate park entrepreneur, and a cigarette sales sting were featured in the Burlington Free Press.

A graduate of Mount Holyoke College and Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism, she edited GOOD Magazine's election-related infographics broadsheets distributed nationwide in ...

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What was your first job as a journalist?

The Burlington Free Press invited local high schoolers to report and write for a weekly Teen Page. It changed my life.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, and not ironically. Applying for colleges back in the day required one in order to fill out all the required forms.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

To me, it means telling the story in a fair, accurate, engaging, and professional way.

Adventurer Sails Seven Seas, Summits Tallest Peaks On Every Continent — As of yesterday, American businessman and adventurer Martin Frey has become the first person on record to scale the highest peaks on every continent, and sail across all seven seas. He arrived in Seattle after sailing across the North Pacific from Qingdao, China, with a crew participating in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race.

Do Sleep Tracking Devices Really Work? — Bad sleep is the new boogeyman, threatening the overstimulated, overworked masses with disease and even an early death. Numerous scientific studies from researchers around the world have demonstrated the harmful effects of sleep deprivation on human health. When stress levels go up, people gain weight and forget things.

Body Bioelectronics: 5 Technologies that Could Flex with You — As "smart" electronics get smaller and softer, scientists are developing new medical devices that could be applied to - or in some cases, implanted in - our bodies. We want to solve the mismatch between rigid wafer-based electronics and the soft, dynamic human body, said Nanshu Lu, an assistant professor of aerospace engineering and engineering mechanics at the University of Texas at Austin.

Body Bioelectronics: 5 Technologies that Could Flex with You — Innovations in soft materials and electronics are helping researchers create wearable electronic patches.Credit: Donghee Son and Jongha Lee, Seoul National University No more tough breaks. As "smart" electronics get smaller and softer, scientists are developing new medical devices that could be applied to - or in some cases, implanted in - our bodies.

Innovative Wound-Healing Technique Could Save Limbs — The fight is on to save human limbs: As the rate of diabetes continues to rise, the foot ulcers and chronic wounds that can come with the condition - and can lead to amputations in severe cases - remain a persistent problem.

Mountaineer Bot Explores New Terrain

British Astronaut To Run London Marathon in Space

Climbers Attempt Dangerous Off-Season Himalayan Summit

Slackliner BASE Jumps Off Homemade Highline

Tech-y Shoes Sport Flexible, Customizable Display

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Mar 31, 2016

Biking crazy distances for a space telescope project: This is straight-up #Colorado right here. Love it. Go dude!…

Mar 31, 2016

How have I never seen the @taylor_dayne“ video for "Tell It To My Heart” until now? Amazing. Pretty sure I had crimped hair back then, too.

Mar 29, 2016

Good news for #smallhands from @BuzzFeed "The SE is an iPhone 5s that’s secretly eating an iPhone 6s” #finally

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