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Boulder, CO
Freelance Journalist
Covers:  energy, green, human, earth, developing countries, adventure, energy use, renewable energy, utilities, social entrepreneurship, sustainability, haptics, tech-based art and design, robotics, alternative power sources, transportation tech, sensors, green tech, wind energy, technology, pollution detection, sharks, safety tech, solar tech, new materials
Doesn't Cover: advertising thinly disguised as news, space, new versions of popular consumer electronics, complex medical news, new product launches, business executives, minor updates to news just covered, old news from weeks or months ago

Vermont native, night owl, @DNews alum, editor and professional freelance journalist covering tech, design, science, business, and sustainability

Alyssa Danigelis's Biography

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 2008 ...

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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?

Submit your information to the add a journalist Muck Rack form and I'll tell you. Just kidding. Sort of.

Pursuing Adventures in Sustainable Eating — An interview with the mastermind behind the most interesting cult food show online. By Alyssa Danigelis Chef, activist, and filmmaker Daniel Klein and his wife Mirra Fine tell provocative and often mouth-watering stories about food producers. Their award-winning hit online documentary series The Perennial Plate chronicles their adventures in eating and the new frontiers of sustainable living.

8 Cray Cray Ways to Harness Solar Energy

Tastes Like Home: Decoding Native Flavors — Favorite flavors say a lot about who we are, where we come from - and maybe even who we'd like to be. By Alyssa Danigelis Taste is wired into us earlier than you might think. Scientists found that women who drank carrot juice daily while pregnant later had babies who ate more carrot-flavored cereal than the ones whose moms didn't.

Cool Kickstarter Campaigns Mix Science and Coozie Culture — By Alyssa Danigelis The love-hate relationship with temperature reaches peak levels in our mouths. A few degrees can turn a sophisticated drink into a water ring or take a hot coffee from cozy to let's just be friends. With so much taste at stake, tech-infused ways to keep liquids at just the right temperature are cleaning up on Kickstarter.

Tech Gives Clothing A Sustainable Edge — Shoppers have started asking for answers, and that scrutiny is prompting change. Technological innovations throughout the garment industry are making it easier to introduce traceability, renewable energy, recycling and transparency to what used to be a hidden process. Fashion is finally getting a sustainable edge.

Is Car Hacking the Next Big Security Threat? — "It's not hypothetical at all," said Chris Valasek, director of vehicle security research at IOActive, a global security services company that has its North American headquarters in Seattle. Valasek has conducted research on remote car-hacking with Twitter security engineer Charlie Miller.

Well-Armed Design: 8 Octopus-Inspired Techs — Cephlapods are dexterous underwater, have the ability to camouflage, have well-developed vision, muscular arms, sensory suction cups and a soft body.

Well-armed design: 8 Octopus-inspired technologies — By Alyssa Danigelis, Live Science Contributor The octopus has inspired much technological innovation, and with good reason. This cephalopod is dexterous underwater, can camouflage itself, has well-developed vision, muscular arms, sensory suction cups and a soft body.

How To Bring 3D Printing To The Masses — Down a dusty road in Loveland, Colorado, the world's largest 3D printer farm hums away. At Aleph Objects, Inc., desktop LulzBot 3D printers are stacked on shelves, the tool heads actively layering material. These printers can produce objects from flexible plastic, conductive material and even wooden fibers.

5 Tech Solutions to Ease Travel Fears — From lost luggage and illness to flying phobia, the most common travel nightmares can be soothed with technology. Smart applications and dedicated devices are here to help. For some people, traveling offers the chance to splurge on magazines at the airport and watch silly TV shows for three house straight, but for others, air travels means clammy hands and white knuckles, queasy tummies and simmering anxiety.
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Feb 27, 2015

Cheers for the life of Leonard Nimoy — he was a great actor, and a wonderful man, too. #LiveLongAndProsper

Feb 26, 2015

"Does this food have suffering in it?” Adventures in sustainable eating with @perennialplate on @drinkbai: #food

Feb 09, 2015

An onion variety 20 yrs in the making: New onions 'don't cause tears or bad breath’ from the @Telegraph

Jan 26, 2015

RT @grynbaum: Behold the secret salt reserves of Manhattan -- ready to be spread on a street near you.

Jan 26, 2015

Currently 72 degrees F in Boulder. Uh, January, what happened? Wish I could send some of this to the East Coast.

Jan 22, 2015

Ooo. I want to get one… RT @FastCompany: The most interesting car at the Detroit Auto show is actually a bike:…

Jan 22, 2015

@ComcastMike No issues at the moment but the outage on the 12th lasted hours and made work extremely challenging. What caused it?

Jan 21, 2015

Love that when I asked where the fish are from at @thekitchen Next Door Boulder, the response was friendly, knowledgeable. #sustainable

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