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Writer, Smithsonian Magazine

Tech editor, writer, obsessive. Toy fanatic. @PopSci @SmithsonianMag & others

How to Encrypt Your Phone in Five Minutes — Say there's this woman. You went out twice. (Or was it three times?) Maybe you're just not feeling it, or perhaps she has an unsettling fondness for obscure emojis. Whatever the case, things didn't work out. But she's already neck-deep in your digital business-thumbs-upping your Facebook statuses, sending you Snapchats of her parents' engagement photos.

How Smart Is Your Artificial Intelligence? — In 1950, Alan Turing, a pioneer of artificial intelligence (AI), proposed what's now known as the Turing Test-an evaluation of a machine's ability to behave like a human. Though there's still plenty of room to improve, many AI systems are nearing Turing's benchmark.

Contact Lens Sees Eye Disease Before It Strikes — Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness, affecting some 60 million people worldwide. It's also highly treatable, if caught early. The disease typically occurs when fluid pressure inside the eye rises, choking the optic nerve and causing irreparable damage.

This Commuter Bus Runs On Poop

Power to the Internet of Things — Four novel energy-gathering methods will keep gadgets abuzz As many as 50 billion devices will be online by the end of the decade. Along with smart thermostats and appliances, this so-called Internet of Things (IoT) includes swaths of tiny sensors that track everything from steps and calories to humidity and light.

This Smart Lightbulb Adjusts To You

Virtual-Reality Headset Is Reinventing Exposure Therapy — Researchers are using the Oculus Rift to test immersion treatments for PTSD and phobias Albert "Skip" Rizzoof the University of Southern California began studying virtual reality (VR) as psychological treatment in 1993. Since then, dozens of studies, his included, have shown the immersion technique to be effective for everything from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and anxiety to phobias and addiction.

Future Cell Phones Will Make Emergency Calls Even When the Network Goes Down — A new cellular standard, LTE Direct, will be approved by the end of the year When Hurricane Sandy battered the Eastern seaboard in 2012, it took down up to half of all cellular towers in the hardest-hit areas. The storm highlighted a flaw in our reliance on wireless phones as a primary means of communication.

Google Can Now Delete Your Past -- But How Much Should Be Erased? — In the late 1990s, Mario Costeja González ran into financial trouble and a bank foreclosed on his house in Spain. Eventually he put the situation behind him, but more than a decade later, newspaper notices of the subsequent auction still popped up in Web searches for his name.

Self-Driving Cars Get New Laws in California — Self-driving vehicles get new laws in California The law is finally catching up to driverless cars. As of September 16, the state of California-home of auto newcomer Google-will require test drivers to have a special license, like a trucker or school bus driver.
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Feb 13, 2015

Maimi cops trying to spoof @waze is just the latest in a series of failed attempts to trick users. #cantfootthecrowd…

Aug 12, 2014

I picked quite the day to read last month's @TheAtlantic cover story on genius and mental illness http://www.the…

Aug 04, 2014

@lanewinfield working on a story about clever digital privacy tools, and would love to feature Cloak. Hit me back, and let's chat!

Jul 24, 2014

@ftarnogol would love to talk VR with you for a story. you can contact me through

Jun 20, 2014

IMAX isn't done pushing the limits of big-screen spectacle. (my first @FastCo contribution)

Jun 17, 2014

@susannahlocke @TatesBakeShop I'll bring down a month's supply when I visit. Let's hope they survive the train ride :)

Jun 16, 2014

Procrastinating starting my next task with a pile of @TatesBakeShop chocolate chip cookies & missing @susannahlocke

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