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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

You live in the future I saw coming years ago. Technology, globalization, cosmopolitanism @fortunemagazine, @theatlantic, @slate, @aeonmag, 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 — 2,668 followers, 10,855 tweets

Jul 21, 2017

99% of the humans ever born lived worse lives than the one you're living right now.

Jul 20, 2017

RT @elonmusk: Just received verbal govt approval for The Boring Company to build an underground NY-Phil-Balt-DC Hyperloop. NY-DC in 29 mins.

Jul 16, 2017

RT @readDanwrite: Facebook getting far too invasive for me. "People you may know" suggested my landlord. he's 70. we have no mutual friends. how did it know?

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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.