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Kit Eaton

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

Writer at New York Times, elsewhere. Portugal-based. Tweets=my own, crazy color hair=not. (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 — 14,702 followers, 17,959 tweets

Jul 25, 2017

@asymco From a business process pov, totally. But this oversimplifies importance of quality of the product they “ship on time”. The combo is killer

Jul 25, 2017

@jason_pontin Rabid criticism of Elon confuses me. He’s smart, interesting, transformed at least 3 global industries ...I think I he knows what he’s doing

Jul 25, 2017

@factory can you DM me? I’d like to get in touch

Jul 25, 2017

RT @mikebutcher: Startup hub builder Factory plans gargantuan new campus in Lisbon  via @techcrunch

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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.