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Kit Eaton

Portugal/New York
Writer — Freelance
Covers:  business, science, news, space tech, iphone apps, mobile payments, robots, innovation, smartphones, consumer electronics, social media, tablets

Writer. Old bylines at New York Times, elsewhere. Hire me! Tweets=my own. Wildly colored hair=not. Portugal-based. (P.s It's Dr Kit, not Mr...I'm a scientist)

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Red-haired, recovering scientist, writer, photographer, thinker, not a dancer, but am terribly unhappy with filling in biography sections on sites like this. Feeling compelled to make a joke. Can't think of one. Hence will just waffle on a bit about my rather zig-zag career to journalism, mention...

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@Kiteaton — 14,679 followers, 18,788 tweets

@steveashleyplus Yup. Agreed! Very plausible. I tweeted about the daftness of the conspiracy a few times, plus the many false assumptions people were making. Mostly deaf ears :/
@katbrown I wish I was that speedy and smart
@chrisphin Oh yup—if you knew what the variables x,f,v, and e were you could calculate A :)
RT @Ed_Crooks: Great anecdote here about the US embassy in London. The US tried to buy the site from the Duke of Westminster, but… https://t.co/AUVB8tv4B0
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What was your first job as a journalist?

Writing for Gizmodo

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. I loved typing on one.

How is social media changing news?

Astonishingly, irrevocably, and from the inside out. Immediacy, access and un-verifiability are the watchwords.