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What did I see at today's #Apple event? More than just spec bumps. My thoughts on the keynote's undertones.
Today was a special day. In all of my years covering consumer technology, and all of my years attending Apple’s keynotes, this is the first one that I’ve been able to devote my full and undivided...
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You're a looooong way from Charlotte this time, Darren.
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Today marks my 7-year anniversary of writing for Engadget. It's kind of wild to think it has been that long. Thanks to all who've read, and my colleagues along the way. Here's to infinity more.
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\"Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.\"� Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland I've been to see ALICE --
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Thanks for the awesome pictures of me using +Project Glass at #2014LEXUSIS  event +Darren Murph!

As you can see, I'm using only Glass to take products shots as well as conduct my interview and record my driving experience a while both hands are free.

+Ewdison Then +Chris Davies +SlashGear +Robert Scoble 
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Glass being made in the US... for now, anyway.
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Tomorrow will be new. I'm departing +Engadget, but excited about what the future holds. Much love!
It's been a pleasure. An absolute pleasure. Over seven years ago, I gave up nights, weekends, and nearly every waking hour I could find in order to write
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Thanks so much, +Bill Dean! Much appreciated.
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In 2011, a United Nations commission came to a powerful conclusion: access to broadband internet is a basic human right, matched by the likes of housing,
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My latest Engadget feature just went up! It's about a big, big solar city dream unfolding in Florida. Hope you enjoy it. http://www.engadget.com/2013/07/02/americas-most-sustainable-city-a-green-dream-deferred/
It sounds like the future. Whirring electric skateboards, the joyous chatter of children in a distant playground and an unusual absence of petrol-powered
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We're gearing up for an amazing weekend in San Francisco! 
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Super excited for you guys! :D Looks like it's going to be a great event!
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Writer / Project Manager / Consultant / Team Builder
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Writing, Leading, Teaching, Fixing, Building, Going
Employment
  • Weber Shandwick
    Senior Vice President, Editorial Strategy, 2013 - present
    I'm working with the MediaCo team to build workflows and strategies that resonate in the world of brand publishing and communications. The core of all that we’ll do is genuineness. If a story is not genuine, consumers will see through it. I have the pleasure of working with designers, editors, writers, marketers, and all manners of clients.
  • Bonnier Corp.
    Contributing Editor, 2008 - present
    Responsible for vetting and selecting PopSci's annual 'Best of What's New' list. Contributed numerous longform pieces on advanced technologies, conducting research and interviews and working with internal edit teams.
  • BGR
    Contributor, 2013 - present
    Writer, reviewer, critic.
  • Engadget
    Managing Editor, 2006 - 2013
    During my seven years at Engadget, I served as Senior Editor, Editor-at-Large and Managing Editor. I've written well over 20,000 articles for the site, earning a Guinness World Record as the most prolific professional blogger along the way. I've crafted and refined the site's style guide, and have trained dozens of new recruits. I've been responsible for site communications (internal and external), design changes, prioritization of user feedback, and working across site departments to ensure platform compatibility with mobile and apps. My focus has been, and always will be, the team. I surrounded myself with amazing colleagues, and together, we accomplished amazing things.
  • John Wiley & Sons
    Author, 2011 - 2012
    Author of 'iPad Secrets' [2012] and 'iPhone Secrets' [2012]
  • Citi
    Freelance Consultant, 2011 - 2011
    Prepared and presented technological research to a variety of Citi clients, including consumer buying / usage trends as it pertained to financial impact of said clients.
  • McKinsey & Company
    Freelance Consultant, 2009 - 2011
    Engaged with various McKinsey teams who were representing various clients that needed expertise from the field of consumer electronics. I research and reported on consumer trends, usage in technology, and upcoming technological shifts that could impact future product roadmaps.
  • Nortel Networks
    Supply Chain Analyst, 2007 - 2009
  • DuPont
    Supply Chain Analyst, 2006 - 2007
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NC, USA
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Writer | Strategist | Consultant | Team Builder | Argonaut
Introduction
Darren Murph has roamed the consumer electronics landscape for nearly a decade, earning a Guinness World Record as the planet’s most prolific professional blogger along the way. His work has been featured in Popular Science, Engadget, Mazda’s Zoom-Zoom owner’s magazine, Oprah.com, Gadling, Thrillist, and ShermansTravel, and he has appeared on ABC, PBS, CTV and NBC. He is presently dabbling in quantum physics in a bid to construct the 30-hour day.

I'm presently serving as Senior Vice President of Editorial Strategy at Weber Shandwick, and contributing product reviews + musings about the technology industry to BGR and The Loop Magazine.

More can be found at my LinkedIn profile: http://www.linkedin.com/in/darrenmurph
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Guinness World Record holder: Most Prolific Professional Blogger
Education
  • North Carolina State University
    B.S. Business Management, 2003 - 2006
  • Campbell University
    MBA, 2006 - 2008
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I’ve dealt with Brad Manning and the service department at Land Rover Cary for over two years now, and I’ve yet to find a better dealership to do business with. I’m always treated like a valued customer, service appointments are easy to book, and my vehicle always comes back clean and on time. Brad in particular has gone out of his way to shuttle me around while my vehicle was being serviced, and managed a remote pickup when I was arriving back outside of service hours. They value my time like it’s their time, which is tough to find these days.
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reviewed 7 months ago
If you're in Key West, hop on the Yankee Freedom to this amazing National Park. It's a gem. I've been to many National Parks, and this was one of my favorites. I wish we had time to spend a few nights there camping, but even the day trip for snorkeling and touring the old fort is incredible. A really, really unique experience. The crew is friendly & helpful, the boat is smooth, and both included meals are well laid-out. Pricey, but worth it. It's crazy that you can even visit a place this remote. (Plus, if you pay online and have a National Park pass, you'll get $5 per person refunded to you when you show up for your departure.)
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Public - 10 months ago
reviewed 10 months ago
Loved this place. Super friendly staff, low-key location, and they'll make every wrap into a salad at no charge (great if you're avoiding carbs/bread). Really fantastic food, from the southwest chicken to the seared ahi tuna. Excellent prices for being in Key West, too.
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reviewed 10 months ago
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This place has improved since all of the negative reviews from prior years. We stayed on Floor 3 one night and Floor 8 on a different stay, and both rooms were remodeled and very sufficient. It looks as if this place is a remodeled Embassy Suites, so if you're familiar with that room layout, you'll be familiar with this place. The staff was kind, the gym was absolutely huge (and well-equipped), and the Wi-Fi was fast. I see a ton of bad marks on this place, but it was totally satisfactory. Both of my stays were award stays before flying out of FLL and it served the purpose just fine.
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reviewed 10 months ago
Stopped by here en route to Key West and loved it. Truly excellent dogs from Chicago-bred owners. Great pricing and a convenient location. Super friendly folks in there, too. Can't go wrong!
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reviewed 10 months ago
Awesome service, amazing sweet potato fries. Gluten free pizza available as well.
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