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John Timmer

New York City
Science Editor — Ars Technica

Chief science wrangler for Ars Technica. Writes, edits, and teaches science communications.

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John is Ars Technica's science editor. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Biochemistry from Columbia University, and a Ph.D. in Molecular and Cell Biology from the University of California, Berkeley. John has done over a decade's worth of research in genetics and developmental biology at places like Co...

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Jul 24, 2017

@mrkurt @boyscouts It was reasonable to expect Trump would do something like this. Ironically, the Boy Scouts were not prepared.

Jul 24, 2017

@GlennF Well, that’s the thing: there’s no reason for the boy scouts to be about politics at all.

Jul 24, 2017

Also on the topic of fed agencies, wonder if the DOE’s grid stability report is delayed because the draft doesn’t support Trump’s goals.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Freelance writing for Ars Technica.

What tools and software do you use to do your job?

I do most of my writing in BBEdit.

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