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Going to College for Journalism? Read These Six Tips

It’s nearly September, and a fresh batch of undergraduates are entering college — some with dreams of becoming journalists. While there are signs of life in the hiring prospects for new journalists, student journalists still need to do everything they … Continue reading

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Experimenting With a New Direction

I’ll be using my WordPress account for creative writing, longer thought-pieces and photo galleries from here on out. I’m resurrecting my Tumblr for the more-than-daily short, punchy thoughts about digital politics and tech policy.  Let’s see how this goes – … Continue reading

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I Killed a Mouse

I killed a mouse last night. Or, more accurately, I set up a trap filled with delicious peanut butter that, in turn, killed the mouse. I’ve been thinking about it all day. It wasn’t very Buddhist of me, but I’m … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, In Poland…

Polish lawmakers donned Guy Fawkes masks to protest their government’s signing of ACTA (Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement) Thursday. Out in the streets, several thousand Poles came out to protest the treaty. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz) What’s ACTA? Funny you should ask.

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Site Update

Hey there! I’ve finally updated my site to reflect my new position at Mashable, where I’m working as US & World Reporter. You’ll find my professional work over on the “Writing page.” From here on out, I’ll be using this … Continue reading

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China Launches Its Answer to America’s GPS Dominance

Officials at China’s independent satellite navigation system announced Tuesday their GPS alternative is available to the public, reports the BBC. Named Beidou, Chinese for “compass,” the system has been in development for more than a decade. China began work on … Continue reading

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Ending 2011 and Beginning 2012

To say the past year has been a roller-coaster ride isn’t an adequate cliche. It’s been more like I was strapped to a NASA KC-135 Vomit Comet that didn’t ever land, and I’ve been vacillating between enjoying the weightlessness of free-fall and … Continue reading

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