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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. 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 — 14,716 followers, 17,604 tweets

May 26, 2017

Inhuman behavior by this cop. Weak morals by the spokesperson for his police dept. 

May 26, 2017

@GeneticJen My dad worked for the govt so the IRA threat was a part of our lives from early on, sadly. Terrorism was a concept I learned early :(

May 25, 2017

Translated: "See these people selling good cars so well in my county that millions of people prefer them to cars that real Americans made?"

May 25, 2017

Or you might be subject to extremely lazy coding habits ... eh, @instagram? You've heard of this iPad thing too, right?

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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.