December 18, 2013 by

A Changing Mindset: Everything Is A Story

I’ve spent nearly eight years of my life telling stories. It’s been a healthy mixture of news, investigative reporting, and full-on feature work involving numerous interviews and immersion into new cultures. It’s my belief that nothing exists in a vacuum — even something as esoteric as a redesigned space shuttle is far more than just a tweaked hunk of metal. There’s reasoning behind the change, along with a dose of science and astrophysics. There’s logic behind the change. And if you look closely enough, there’s a story about the change just waiting to be told. As a journalist, you’re taught to…

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December 18, 2013 by

Living by Documenting

You know, the oddest thing about what’s happening right now is that we’ve stopped living our lives and we’re just recording them. George Clooney, recalling what he told President Obama during a fundraiser in which no one wanted to shake their hands, they just wanted to take their picture. (via parislemon)

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December 2, 2013 by

New adventures!

After 7.5 years of writing, reporting, goofing off, scouring trade shows, and generally feeling fortunate to be in a position to both inform and entertain folks at Engadget, I’m starting a new chapter this week. A wild, multifaceted, and in some ways still-to-be-determined chapter. I’m taking on the role of Senior Vice President of Editorial Strategy at Weber Shandwick. It’s a tremendous honor to be sliding into a team that’s invigorated, excited, and massively talented. In my visit to the group’s headquarters in New York City a few weeks ago, I was immediately impressed by just how hungry the group was…

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