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Eric Smalley
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Attended Oberlin College
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George Monbiot: For the most social of creatures, the mammalian bee, there’s no such thing now as society. This will be our downfall
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Why do traditional paper books remain so popular, especially for deep, immersive reading? Are some people simply too stubborn and nostalgic to adapt to new technologies? Perhaps it's because paper books are themselves a highly sophisticated technology, one that's uniquely good at stimulating focus and concentration.
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"You probably do have something to hide, you just don’t know it yet."
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This is really good, thanks!!

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Some mighty big claims.
Wolfram's many advances, including the Wolfram Language, are coming together to create a new and profoundly important unified level of computation.
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How we are unwittingly giving ourselves over to the money machine:
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More from Wired.com's The Future of Voice essay series.
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    writer/editor, 1997 - present
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freelance writer and editor
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I'm a freelance writer and editor.

I've written about science and technology since 1987. I've covered nanotechnology, quantum computing, robotics, artificial intelligence, biotechnology, supercomputers, Big Data, the Internet, renewable energy and climate science, among other topics. I've been a regular contributor to Wired.com and CNet's Crave. I've freelanced for Discover, Scientific American, Nature Reports: Climate Change, Data Informed and The Boston Globe, among other publications.

I also write about journalism and public policy for Columbia University's Case Consortium @ Columbia.


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I play in a band that features banjo AND accordion.
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  • Oberlin College
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