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Michael Venables

Seattle, WA
Freelance Journalist — Freelance
Covers:  geek culture, technology, consumer electronics, consumer technology, science fiction, robotics, space exploration, new space technologies, new computing technologies, space technologies, nanotechnology, cloud technologies, new technology research, architectural technologies, future technologies, engineering technologies, media violence research, gaming technologies, new science research, cybernetics

Sci & tech journo. Rome-bred. Words @ForbesTech @wiredgeekdad @arstechnica @beckettmog Pol, hum rights, race, envt, priv... #romanista RT = orgasm. Cave feedem.

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Seattle-based freelance journalist, writing about science, technology and culture. I'm interested in how science and technology change how we interact with our society and planet.

Bylines @ForbesTech @wiredgeekdad @arstechnica @beckettmog and @medium.

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@mpvenables — 863 followers, 9,185 tweets

RT @JuddLegum: Good summary of election strategies: Democrats trying to win white votes Republicans trying to suppress black vo…
RT @SenGillibrand: Women are a force to be reckoned with. We won’t be silenced.
RT @NewsHour: Rolling back #NetNeutrality rules "leaves the consumer in a regulatory-free zone. No one is looking out for their b…
RT @WilliamShatner: I just read your quote "Net neutrality is doomed if we’re silent" @FCC I'm not silent; net neutrality must stay!  https://twitter.com/mclyburnfcc/status/865231970502139904 
RT @MClyburnFCC: Thrilled to share our fight to #SaveNetNeutrality w/ @PBS @NewsHour's @JudyWoodruff. Interview airs tonight at 6pm…
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