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Seth Porges

As seen in: Freelance, Bloomberg Businessweek, The Washington Post, Bloomberg News, Chicago Tribune, Mashable, Sydney Morning Herald, Business Standard and 96 more
Covers:  business, travel, science, cars, spirits, gadgets, beer, app development, car technology, consumer electronics, technology, treasure diving

On some TV: Discovery/History/NatGeo/etc plus @Travel Mysteries At The Museum & @ScienceChannel What On Earth? Write: Bloomberg, NYMag, Mashable, Forbes,InStyle

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Writer, editor, on-air commentator, and app-maker. My writing mostly involves tech, gadgets, cars, spirits, and experiential features.

Currently: contribute to Pop Mech, Wired, InStyle, Pop Sci, Maxim, Fast Company, Forbes, Men's Journal, Mashable, Gizmodo, Rolling Stone.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Weekend nights at a paper's high school sports desk. Stringers at games would read me their stories over the phone and I'd transcribe them.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Used? Yes. Used as part of my trade? Can't say I have. I don't think I would have lasted in the days before the "Delete" button.

How is social media changing news?

Journalists now have to be their own hype man. This creates a situation where different type of journalist thrives than may have in the past