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Tech Editor, FWD — BuzzFeed
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Covers:  Digital Politics, Future Of Journalism, Online Publishing, Digital Media

Deputy Tech Editor, BuzzFeed

Here Is The Spidery Beast Of A Drone That Shot The Ok Go Video — By now, there's a good chance you've seen or heard about the music video from OK Go, which, in one five-minute continuous shot, moves from synchronized electric unicycling to hundreds of colorful wielding twirling dancers, who, when viewed from a bird's eye view, simulate LED pixels and display words.

What Kind Of Creep Sells A Celebrity's Naked Photos On The Internet — By his own account, Bryan Hamade was asleep when he became the internet's primary suspect in the last month's celebrity nude-photo hacking scandal. At the time Bryan, 27, was living in his mother's basement and resting after a particularly busy day online, while anonymous Reddit and 4chan users were hard at work reverse engineering his identity with a brand of vigilante online detective work that's now become a hallmark of internet conspiracy theories.

Sexist French Uber Promotion Pairs Riders With "Hot Chick" Drivers — Yesterday, Uber's Lyon office unveiled a new promotion with an app called "Avions de Chasse." The deal pairs Uber riders with "hot chick" drivers as they make their way across the city. "It's going to be the most beautiful thing on Earth," the post suggests of the free ride promotion.

Welcome To The Future: I Just Bought Chicken Nuggets With My Dang iPhone — Throw out your wallets. Cut up your credit cards. Burn all your paper currency. Your wallet-less future begins NOW. Today, Apple finally rolled out Apple Pay, the company's NFC-powered (NFC is a type of short-range wireless communication) one-touch payment system.

Here's Why You Should Never Try To Predict The Future Of Technology — One of the perils of writing on the internet is that it has a long and easily accessible memory. This is especially true with tech writing, where the take is currency and most often includes at least a little bit of future-casting.

Everything You Need To Know About Today's Medium-Sized Apple Event — There will be new iPads...and...uh, maybe something else. ..

Snapchat Wants You To Stop Using Shady Third-Party Developers — In a company blog post this morning, Snapchat cautioned its users against installing third-party developer apps, after over 200,000 Snapchat photos leaked this weekend due to a breach of the third party app, Snapsaved.

The Creeps Behind The Celeb Photo Leaks Are Now Preying on Women on Whisper — In the wake of the continuing celebrity nude photo leaks, online nude photo trading rings and hackers are finding new ways to continue to obtain illicit private photos of thousands of celebrities and regular women, alike.

A Quick Tour Of The New York Times' Twitter Graveyard — A week ago, New York Times chief television critic Alessandra Stanley landed in hot water after a much-maligned profile of the television producer Shonda Rhimes. In a statement, Stanley deflected criticism of the piece, alluding to the reactionary tendencies of the internet - specifically Twitter.

You May Want To Wait Before Upgrading To iOS 8.0.1 — There's a new update out for iOS 8 and it's causing some slight problems for iPhone users, namely, disabling their ability to connect to cellular service. Just updated my iPhone 6 to 8.0.1 and now both my cell service (AT&T) and Touch ID are not working.
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Oct 30, 2014

Really nice personal essay on Tim Cook's announcement today by @CaseyNewton

Oct 30, 2014

“Responsibility Assignment Matrix” is a really good EDM band name…

Oct 30, 2014

The Disturbing Misogynist History Of GamerGate’s Goodwill Ambassadors…

Oct 30, 2014

so @jbasher looked at the extracurricular activities of GamerGate subreddit mods and it's NOT GOOD…

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