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Richard MacManus
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Author & Tech Columnist; Founder of ReadWrite
Author & Tech Columnist; Founder of ReadWrite

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I'm thrilled to announce the publication of my second book, Presence. It's a novel about the future of #VirtualReality. BUY NOW from Amazon as an ebook or paperback: http://amzn.to/2du0KLF

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The blog I founded turns 14 today. That made me reflect on what made blogging so special, and what's missing from today's Social Web. So of course I wrote a blog post...

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In my column this week, I spoke to two #3Dprinting entrepreneurs. I wanted to find out if 3D printing is getting uptake. It certainly is with kids, leading me to ask: is 3D printing this generation’s BASIC computing?

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We're now in a world where both the US and China have highly protectionist trade policies. So in my Newsroom column this week, I talk to Xero CEO Rod Drury about how to compete when globalisation (not to mention TPP) is a dirty word.

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In my latest Newsroom column, I investigate the pros and cons of #CRISPR & gene editing. Featuring interviews with Dr. Jacqueline Rowarth, Chief Scientist at the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA), and Helen Taylor, a conservation geneticist and research fellow at Otago University.

Do you think gene editing should be allowed in your country? Read my piece and let me know your thoughts...

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My latest Newsroom column looks at the stalled #VirtualReality market. But there is good news, because #MixedReality (like Pokemon GO and 8i's upcoming Holo app) is taking off.

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My latest Newsroom column examines how social media is influencing political results #trump #brexit

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I'm pleased to announce my new role as Tech Columnist for Newsroom, a soon to be launched news website. My weekly column will be called 'Brave New World' and will explore the intersection of technology and society.

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My first tech column for the year argues for a new kind of humanism in technology. And I'm not talking about #transhumanism.

Have a read and let me know your own thoughts on bringing #humanism to tech.
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