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Senior Editor, @Engadget. Unless it's a knighthood, fuck off.

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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 — 5,360 followers, 73,849 tweets

Mar 26, 2017

RT @GeoffShadbold: Brian Pern's on this week. The entry for Brian Pern at the BBC in the listings is sublime.

Mar 26, 2017

RT @Sustainable2050: Yesterday, wind produced 1/9 of Europe's electricity. Denmark 49%, Portugal 45%, Bulgaria 41%!, Spain 21%, Germany…

Mar 26, 2017

RT @robfordmancs: But the people already voted for him. Shouldn't you respect the mandate Nigel? Or do changed circumstances require…

Mar 26, 2017

RT @trekonomics: Lost in the excitement, we tend to forget that Trump is a prime exemplar of the self-absorbed "where's mine" Baby Boomer.…

Mar 26, 2017

RT @SovereignSyre: The top 50 searches for my name on Google are just people trying to figure out how "sovereign" is spelled.

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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.