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Daniel Cooper

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Covers:  gadgets, internet of things, gaming, internet, software, technology, broadcast, consumer technology, computers, m&a, quirky gadgets, hdtv, connected home, audio, wearable technology, smartphones, business, tablets, media, windows, apps, ios, entertainment, android
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Senior Editor, @Engadget. Nah, I can't come out, I'm boycotting Wetherspoons.

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Biography

After training to be an Intellectual Property lawyer, Dan abandoned a promising career in financial services to sit at home and play with gadgets. He lives in Norwich with his wife, his books and far too many opinions on British TV comedy. One day, if he's very, very lucky, he'll live out his dre...

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@danielwcooper — 5,638 followers, 78,591 tweets

Nov 21, 2017

RT @MikeOkuda: Privatization = a scheme for your friends to suck a fat profit margin from a vital public service that’s already un…

Nov 21, 2017

This whole article is bananas and will be taught for years as what not to do.  https://twitter.com/mcwm/status/933066363077300225 

Nov 21, 2017

RT @otraletra: Last week, ProPublica bought dozens of rental housing ads on Facebook, but asked that *they not be shown to* certai…

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Have you ever used a typewriter?

Only as a kid.

How is social media changing news?

In every way possible, from delivery all the way through to receipt. For instance, a Reddit user who worked for Oculus (unwittingly) revealed the merger deal months before the announcement. Most breaking news stories now are shared first on Twitter before a verified story is published, and while that means that there are a lot of hoaxes and misinformation at the beginning of an event, it’s also far more immediate than we’ve ever been used to.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

Email, always.