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Cynthia McKelvey

Santa Cruz
Freelance Journalist — Freelance
Covers:  the human-ness in science, neuroscience of the self, weird animals

Freelance journalist writing about whatever interests me: mostly science, sex, and medicine. Bylines @wired, @motherboard, @scishow

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I have been a lot of things in life. I started out as an artist when I broke from the stick figure form in elementary school. Then I specialized as a manga artist for my middle school years. I flirted with fashion design before taking an interest in psychology. From there I realized that biology ...

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@NotesOfRanvier — 726 followers, 1,187 tweets

Dec 08, 2017

Which isn't actually interesting at all but that's what Twitter is for right

Dec 08, 2017

Apparently I'm currently sitting in the apartment where Twitter was founded

Dec 06, 2017

@HowellONeill @ASankin I'm pretty sure we've discussed the best game in the world, aka Mini Metro, but just in case: 

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Have you ever used a typewriter?

We had one in kindergarten but it didn't have any ink.

How is social media changing news?

Generally: It's too fast and sloppy to be good. But the Arab Spring really demonstrated how social media can accelerate a news story.

Why did you become a journalist?

Because it's fun as hell and the dress code is flexible.