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Gary Hilson

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Freelance Writer — Freelance

Freelance Tech/B2B Writer. EE Times / EBN /Tektonika Contributor. Amateur Photographer, Aspiring Author, Comic Book + Lego Collector. Ballroom Dancer, briefly.

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Gary Hilson has more than 20 years of experience writing about business, information technology and innovation in a variety of roles, including journalist, editor, public relations consultant and corporate communicator.
He is a regular contributor to several publications in Canada and worldwide, ...

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@GaryInToronto — 1,342 followers, 21,433 tweets

Bought some Star Wars mugs at Dollarama to replace my broken Star Trek mug. @ Forest Hill, Toronto 
Organizing my comic book collection while watching DS9. My Saturday nights are more exciting than yours. #nerdlife
@HeatherM5 @fitbit I’m going to have to replace the strap on my Alta for the fourth time in less than two years.
Is there such a thing as a @Fitbit with a strap that lasts more than six months? Honest question.
@scalzi Maybe the "Water Picks" could be the opening act.
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What was your first job as a journalist?

I covered the board of governors and faculty union beats for my college newspaper, The Algonquin Times

Have you ever used a typewriter?


How is social media changing news?

Content is more dynamic; an article can be updated several times. Meanwhile, it's also ephemeral and no longer stays around long.