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Kit Eaton

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Writer at New York Times, elsewhere. Apps are my jam. Tweets=my own, blue 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 — 14,698 followers, 17,264 tweets

Mar 30, 2017

Funny, and useful! Because nothing prepared me for the awful cardboardy horrors of my first US chocolate experience (thanks @Hersheys--not!) https://t.co/zX8Pmfdb5s

Mar 30, 2017

Big first: @SpaceX launch window for a previously flown-and-landed booster rocket starts at 23:27 BST today (=00:27 CEST tomorrow) #rockets https://t.co/F7sGEsrCTY

Mar 30, 2017

Robotics Work on Space Station Set Up Thursday Spacewalk via NASA  http://ift.tt/2nzAyCU  https://t.co/WmF2VLnKnv

Mar 30, 2017

@guardian You missed a bit: A box to say if you're British, but live outside the UK (esp. important if you live in the EU).

Mar 30, 2017

@MEOpt Which idiots write your Meo Go app? The recent update broke things: Even the interface looks wrong. Quality testing: do you do it? https://t.co/9qVXLBmz86

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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.