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David Z. Morris

Bushwick, Brooklyn
Writer and Editor — Fortune, Freelance
Covers:  Transportation, logistics, renewable energy, information technology, payments, fringe culture, comix, weird music, movies, alternative lifestyles, creativity, startups

I write about technology, transportation, globalization, and cosmopolitanism. Tech + Cities @fortunemagazine. Other things @aeonmag, @theatlantic, etc. PhD UI.

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I'm a former academic turned freelance journalist, still working hard to figure this thing out and do good work. My academic background is in a combination of cultural studies and what some call systems theory, and I aspire to do journalistic work along both lines.

That means I have two basicall...

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@davidzmorris — 2,615 followers, 10,695 tweets

May 27, 2017

@greg_not_so @SpirosMargaris Check the charts, this was the peak of a month-long runup (depending on how you define it).

May 27, 2017

@greg_not_so @SpirosMargaris More like because every single person at Consensus said "we're in a massive bubble."

May 27, 2017

RT @spectatorindex: Advertising spending per vehicle sold in the US, 2016. Jaguar: $3326 Fiat: $2158 Lexus: $1166 Toyota: $248 Tesla:…

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Music critic at Audiogalaxy.com, a Napster-like service in the early 2000s. We had no idea how good we had it.

Have you ever used a typewriter?


How is social media changing news?

By making information more accessible and less appealing.