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Daniel Cooper

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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 — 5,456 followers, 74,964 tweets

May 28, 2017

The more I see people declaring that the electorate will see through the Conservative's mendacity, the greater I expect their majority.

May 27, 2017

@Hungry_Joe Now I'm in your timezone, I actually see tweets from you.

May 27, 2017

Poor old Fox has lost his socks! He looks in a chest and finds his vest. (I have it memorised, alas)  https://twitter.com/millenniumlib/status/868416239143493632 

May 27, 2017

@hansmollman Just shows that no matter how successful you get, the same anxieties can kill you.

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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.