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Simon Sharwood

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Sydney, Australia
APAC Editor — The Register
As seen in: The Register
Covers:  Virtualisation, cloud, servers, storage
Doesn't Cover: Software development, consumer technology, kickstarters, case studies, vendor-commissioned research

Husband. Parent. Slow cyclist. Cricket tragic. @Theregister APAC Editor. vExpert 2014-17. Tweets don't reflect employer's views. Or mine, sometimes. Not a brand

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Biography

Hello, I am Simon Sharwood. I am Asia-Pacific Editor for The Register.

I live in Sydney, Australia.

I've been doing enterprise tech journalism for 20 years. I also did a few years in tech PR.

I run The Register for eight hours a day, between when the San Francisco office clocks off and the Londo...

What was your first job as a journalist?

PC Week Australia, 1995.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. In fact I own a typewriter that belonged to my grandfather. It is a beautiful artefact in a two-tone leather case with a brass zipper.

How is social media changing news?

By proving the world is an idiocracy