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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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@antikakistocrat — 860 followers, 9,351 tweets

RT @pwnallthethings: ProTip: try to avoid taking audio recordings of your criminal conspiracies.
I can't. Then my dissatisfaction is jolted into reality--look at who sits in @BarackObama's chair . . .  https://twitter.com/stevesilberman/status/966077856777355264 
What Kate said. Politicians need to read the actual research on this and NOT shuffle mental illness into a closet as they continue their self-serving, reactionary cultural war on video games.  https://twitter.com/geogrify/status/964622751280574466 
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How is social media changing news?

Social media has become it's own news outlet, informed by ordinary citizens participating in and documenting world events.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Paparazzo, from Fellini's La Dolce Vita.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

I prefer to be sent a brief, to-the-point pitch via email.