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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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@GlennF Oh, i’m not denying there’s a lot of spite out there. But i doubt there’s 100% spite, 100% of the time.
@GlennF I don’t think many people are driven exclusively by spite. Can be a matter of finding the time/context where their minds are open.
An interesting post from the Ars forum, about the importance of shifting individuals, rather than shifting public opinion.
Have just learned there’s a “Moosesplainer” twitter account. Mystified to find that it’s blocked me.
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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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