Journalist covering/often vexed by computers, gadgets and other things that beep. Read: @YahooFinance, @USATODAYtech, elsewhere. Write:

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Rob Pegoraro tries to make sense of computers, consumer electronics, telecom services, the Internet, software and other things that beep or blink through reporting, reviewing and analysis–from 1999 to 2011 as the Washington Post’s tech columnist, now for a variety of online and print outlets. He ...

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If you get one of these e-mails from Twitter saying you interacted with a Russian impostor account, please get in touch. (My address is in my bio.) 
@KatMurti @CatoInstitute Sorry I missed the Dec. 6 #CatoDigital event, BTW. My schedule was not cooperative that evening.
@KatMurti @CatoInstitute Burning Man doesn't seem like the most representative situation from which to draw lessons about society in general.
"Libertarian Lessons from Burning Man": actual @CatoInstitute panel title! (I appreciate Cato's perspective, but maybe not this time.)
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Have you ever used a typewriter?

The first keyboard I used was on a manual typewriter, and now I own one myself... largely for ironic purposes.

How is social media changing news?

The conversation with readers about a story no longer starts after you publish that piece; it's now a continuum.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

You're curious, you're in perpetual beta, and your first instinct when something's wrong is to reach for a keyboard (or touchscreen).