Tech reporter for @roanoketimes covering Virginia's innovators. Formerly with @GeekWire and @Bizjournals

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The plan had always been to cozy up somewhere in Washington, D.C. and dive head-first into a political reporting career. I tried that for a summer, but eventually decided some of the most interesting and influential people in the world aren't elected to office. I've been a tech reporter ever sinc...

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@jDemmitt — 1,405 followers, 2,439 tweets

Nov 15, 2017

Got a cool glimpse into the secret research happening at VTTI Smart Road. General Motors says virtually all active safety features of the past 17 yrs tested in #Blacksburg before release

Nov 13, 2017

Got a ride in @virginia_tech’s autonomous car today so we could check out Smart Road expansion. They can now simulate city streets. New rural test track coming next

Nov 13, 2017

“When [visitors] come here, they can’t even believe that this exists, that people in this world cannot get internet.”

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