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Kit Eaton

Covers:  business, science, news, space tech, iphone apps, mobile payments, robots, innovation, smartphones, consumer electronics, social media, tablets

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 — 14,703 followers, 17,123 tweets

Feb 26, 2017

So. Very. True. :( :) (But, seriously: All those billions of work hours wasted, @microsoft... should rest heavy on your conscience!)

Feb 25, 2017

@adambromell add an accidental toe-to-Lego encounter and I'll sympathize with you (from earlier today injury ;)

Feb 25, 2017

@JamesLiamCook My friend helped start a wine label called Sexy here in Portugal... wonder if there's a connection!? (Also: the wine is fab)

Feb 25, 2017

@dangrabham @T3dotcom @BlackBerry So: same as mid-level iPhones? Not a good strategy (even with keyboard gimmick)

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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.