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Washington, DC
Journalist — The Verge

Just back from maternity leave and at The @verge. Former @WSJ tech columnist, @recode reviewer. katie.boehret@theverge.com

Fisher-Price made a caterpillar that teaches coding basics to preschoolers

theverge.com — Parents worried about how to mold their three-year-olds into computer programmers will be relieved to know that Fisher-Price is on the case, starting with a toy caterpillar. The company will debut its $50 Think & Learn Code-a-Pillar tonight at Pepcom's Digital Experience, a pre-CES media event, though the toy won't be available to buy until this summer.
Jan 05, 2016

Fisher-Price made a caterpillar that teaches coding basics to preschoolers theverge.com/2016/1/5/10716… pic.twitter.com/cLnRznBVwR

Jan 05, 2016

Fisher-Price made a caterpillar that teaches coding basics to preschoolers theverge.com/2016/1/5/10716… by @KatieBoehret via @verge

Jan 06, 2016

This is pretty cool. Though 3-year-olds are, for the most part, potty trained. theverge.com/2016/1/5/10716…

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Pandora gives you a station made from 10 years of thumbs-ups

theverge.com — For better or for worse, Pandora is giving listeners one station where they can hear everything they've ever thumbed up in the radio streaming service's 10-year history. This station, called Thumbprint Radio, automatically appears in your list of Pandora stations starting today.

Google Photos’ new shared albums aren’t designed for a social world

theverge.com — Google is tired of Apple getting all the glory when it comes to photo sharing. Today, the company introduced a feature in its Google Photos app that's designed to compete with Apple's popular iCloud Photo Sharing. It's available for iOS, Android and the web.
Dec 10, 2015

No likes/comments: Google Photos’ new shared albums aren’t designed for a social world theverge.com/2015/12/10/987… pic.twitter.com/9H4fREOQ8X

Dec 10, 2015

Google Photos’ new shared albums aren’t designed for a social world theverge.com/2015/12/10/987… via verge

Dec 10, 2015

RT @KatieBoehret: No likes/comments: Google Photos’ new shared albums aren’t designed for a social world theverge.com/2015/12/10/987… pic.twitter.com/9H4fREOQ8X

Dec 10, 2015

RT @KatieBoehret: No likes/comments: Google Photos’ new shared albums aren’t designed for a social world theverge.com/2015/12/10/987… pic.twitter.com/9H4fREOQ8X

Dec 10, 2015

Google Photos’ new shared albums don’t let you Like/comment. theverge.com/2015/12/10/987… by @katieboehret via @verge pic.twitter.com/lX2NrAOVSS

Mossberg Solution: Flip Videos on TV

wsj.com — Remember when families used to gather around the television to watch home videos? The process sounds old fashioned now that we spend so much time watching videos on our computer screens. The company that introduced the popular Flip hand-held video cameras, now owned by Cisco Systems Inc., wants to send you and your home videos back to the living room.
Dec 02, 2015

Six yrs ago today I reviewed FlipShare TV for Flip camera. Easy to forget when vid on phones was a huge challenge wsj.com/articles/SB100…

Dec 02, 2015

RT @KatieBoehret: Six yrs ago today I reviewed FlipShare TV for Flip camera. Easy to forget when vid on phones was a huge challenge wsj.com/articles/SB100…

Why BlackBerry is still betting on the keyboard

theverge.com — You've probably read about the new BlackBerry Priv phone. And if you mention it to someone who hasn't, you're likely to tell him about its most important feature: a slide-out physical keyboard that's supposed to be pretty good. Then watch.
Dec 01, 2015

RT @stevesi: Why BlackBerry is still betting on the keyboard theverge.com/2015/12/1/9801… via @verge @KatieBoehret Power of nostalgia (#clippy)

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Nest Thermostats updated for better temperature control and energy efficiency

theverge.com — Nest is pushing out a software update that will improve its ability to make small changes to your home's temperature on the fly. This is based on more intelligent algorithms, Nest says, as well as better controls for more advanced heating systems. Most thermostats are what they are from the day you buy them until the day you rip them off the wall for a home renovation project.
Nov 25, 2015

Just in time for the holidays, @Nest Thermostats will updated with smarts theverge.com/2015/11/25/980… pic.twitter.com/mWBHXqhcQs

Nov 25, 2015

Own a @Nest Thermostat? Here's how it's about to get smarter & more energy-efficient. theverge.com/2015/11/25/980… via verge

Nov 25, 2015

Nest Thermostats updated for better temperature control and energy efficiency theverge.com/2015/11/25/980… via verge

Jeopardy’s most GIF-able human is back for this week’s finale

theverge.com — Tonight marks the first in Jeopardy's two-night Tournament of Champions finale, and you can bet in True Daily Double style that it will entertain even people who aren't Jeopardy fans. And it's all because of Matt.you Matt Jackson is a 23-year-old paralegal from Washington, D.C., who won $411,612 in 13 Jeopardy games - the fourth best all-time total in regular-season episodes.

Microsoft adds floating OneNote icon to Android so you never forget about OneNote

theverge.com — Microsoft really wants you to use OneNote. The OneNote app for Android now has a button that hovers over your screen and is a lot like Facebook Chat Heads - remember those? This button, called the OneNote badge, moves you directly into Android features.
Nov 13, 2015

Microsoft adds floating OneNote icon to Android so you never forget about OneNote theverge.com/2015/11/13/973… pic.twitter.com/cKOHetyWh7

Nov 13, 2015

Microsoft adds floating OneNote icon to Android so you never forget about OneNote theverge.com/2015/11/13/973… https://t.co/K6AInylJNbrge

Nov 13, 2015

Microsoft adds floating OneNote icon to Android so you never forget about OneNote theverge.com/2015/11/13/973… via @katieboehret

Nov 13, 2015

Microsoft adds floating OneNote icon to Android so you never forget about OneNote theverge.com/2015/11/13/973… by @KatieBoehret via @verge verge

In Charge of Me - Medium

medium.com — For the past 16 weeks, I worked for a merciless boss. When I began my assignment with him, he seemed reserved - even a bit shy, especially considering he was the one in charge. But within days, the relationship changed. I learned that my boss's silence was power.

Almost Famous: Elemental Technologies CEO Sam Blackman

allthingsd.com — A new feature wherein All Things Digital looks at up-and-coming and innovative start-ups you should know about. This week: We caught up with Sam Blackman, CEO of Elemental Technologies at the San Francisco NewTeeVee Live conference. Elemental Technologies hopes to become a major player in the future of online and over-the-air video through its high-performance encoding technology.
Sep 03, 2015

Meet Amazon's newest employee: Elemental Technologies' Sam Blackman, back in 2009. allthingsd.com/20091120/almos…

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Feb 06, 2016

Just saw Bridge of Spies. If I told you it was excellent, "would it help?"

Feb 04, 2016

What did you think of your @facebook Friends video? Mine was pretty meh.

Feb 04, 2016

@PoPville Is this as yummy as Pret a Manger? Spellcheck may be to blame here; there are no managers in this chain name.

Feb 03, 2016

@JiggsPorklerind when Vox acquired Re/code I got moved to The Verge.

Feb 03, 2016

Check out the spooky fog that's hovering over the Potomac River tonight. pic.twitter.com/9QgbqAIn2u

Feb 03, 2016

Walt: "...Apple’s most annoying, and consequential, software weakness: cloud software." twitter.com/waltmossberg/s…


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