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John Havens

Seeking Eudaimonia.
Freelance Writer — Freelance
Covers:  internet of things, the science of happiness, big data, emerging media, social media, augmented reality, online influence, subjective well being, quantified self

E.D., IEEE Global Initiative on Ethics of Autonomous and Intelligent Systems. Author, Heartificial Intelligence. Tweets are my own.

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I'm a contributing writer for Mashable and will also be writing for AlleyNYC, ART+DATA and have contributed to MEDIA magazine, iMedia, and Fast Company. I'm the Founder of The H(app)athon Project (, blues musician, and proud Dad/Husband.

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