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Arikia Millikan

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Brooklyn, NY
Freelance Journalist — Freelance
Covers:  stem cells, psychology, science, department of defense, natural disasters, humanitarian crisis, biotechnology, new york city, reproductive health, new york city tech, psychopharmacology, technology, birds
Doesn't Cover: dumb apps, home decor

Journalist at large. Engineer at heart. Fear is the mind-killer.

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@arikia — 5,880 followers, 29,849 tweets

Jul 22, 2017

“Security is a false God. Begin to make sacrifices to it and you are lost.” ― Paul Bowles

Jul 22, 2017

The media conglomorates think they can force feed consumers whatever they can dish out. No, sorry. We're vomiting.

Jul 22, 2017

2 possibilities. 1) Someone said: Hey what article should we use to test this new intrusive feature? Or 2) A robot selected it at random

Jul 22, 2017

Twitter finally pushed its selective algorithm results into the Notification feed. The first forray happens to be a Vice slam piece. https://t.co/ucSweyC00V

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Science writer at The Michigan Daily.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, I own one. I also used one on stage in a pageant before, as part of my talent. I lost.

How is social media changing news?

Stronger. Better. Faster. Longer.