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Kit Eaton

Portugal/New York
Writer — The New York Times
Covers:  business, science, news, space tech, iphone apps, mobile payments, robots, innovation, smartphones, consumer electronics, social media, tablets

Writer at New York Times, elsewhere. Portugal-based. Tweets=my own, crazy color hair=not. (p.s It's Dr Kit, not Mr...I'm a scientist)

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Red-haired, recovering scientist, writer, photographer, thinker, not a dancer, but am terribly unhappy with filling in biography sections on sites like this. Feeling compelled to make a joke. Can't think of one. Hence will just waffle on a bit about my rather zig-zag career to journalism, mention...

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@Kiteaton — 14,710 followers, 17,951 tweets

Jul 22, 2017

RT @TheRealBuzz: When Neil took this pic of me it was very spontaneous. He said "stop right there" & I turned. You can see the motio…

Jul 21, 2017

@jetscott @MrCippy @zackwhittaker Follows me too. Huh! May be the only technology fan in the WH?

Jul 21, 2017

Enhanced Color Panorama Above 'Perseverance Valley' on Mars via NASA

Jul 20, 2017

@machinestarts Oh blimey, that’s huge! Ok: 7/10 for kagoule storageness, 9/10 for shelterability? And it’s classic rain coat blue. Good stuff!

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Writing for Gizmodo

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. I loved typing on one.

How is social media changing news?

Astonishingly, irrevocably, and from the inside out. Immediacy, access and un-verifiability are the watchwords.