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Kit Eaton

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

Columnist at New York Times... writer elsewhere, plus a novel underway. It's Doctor Kit, not Mister. Tweets=my own, red hair=not

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Biography

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...

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.