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Kit Eaton

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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. Apps are my jam. Tweets=my own, blue hair=not. (p.s It's Dr Kit, not Mr...I'm a scientist)

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Biography

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 — 14,701 followers, 17,787 tweets

Jun 23, 2017

@WIRED @rjallain Infamous? I do not think it means what you think it means

Jun 23, 2017

The way @SpaceX makes this look easy is key to its future successes :) Nicely done @elonmusk! #rockets #space #Falcon9 https://t.co/bGB5f49hj5

Jun 23, 2017

Hubble Uses Gravitational Lens to Capture Disk Galaxy via NASA  http://ift.tt/2t2PLCd  https://t.co/8oaH4n8wvc

Jun 23, 2017

3 million EU citizens in UK, about 2 million UK citizens in EU = about 5 million people, or 7%ish UK population. I bet we all think this: https://t.co/z3FpYOUm76

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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.