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Christopher Mims
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Attended Emory University
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As the biggest generation in America begins to hit life milestones, it’s not all good news for tech industry
As the biggest generation in America begins to hit life milestones, it’s not all good news for tech industry
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Ha. Great line "like some kind of giant, unstoppable ABC Afterschool Special"
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tremendous.
At his firm, Andreessen Horowitz, the venture capitalist routinely lays out “what will happen in the next ten, twenty, thirty years.” Credit Photograph by Joe Pugliese
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Clearly human's will begin using "senso-rings" and saying "Mibs!" a lot.
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Look around you. Is every object your gaze alights upon sporting a microchip and an internet connection?

No?

These entrepreneurs are brave enough to ask: What's wrong with you?
Startups devote funds, brain power to making everyday objects ‘smart,’ but a shakeout will likely leave few standing
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Heh, hello
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It's rare and strange when news finds you. Stranger still when it becomes deeply personal because it affects a place you love. This was the past couple of days for me.
From eyewitness tweets to Facebook calls for cleanup, how technology provides context in a crisis
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Hey +Christopher Mims, says you still work at Quartz on here. #ShitStalkersSay  
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Monday's column: Data is the new middle manager.
Startups are keeping head counts low, and even eliminating management positions, by replacing them with a surprising substitute for leaders and decision-makers: data. Keywords column by Christopher Mims
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Don't buy a smartwatch.
Wearable devices are expected to evolve quickly over the next few years
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Verizon / AOL is about one thing: The future of TV
If you want to understand why Verizon is buying AOL for $4.4 billion, the short answer is that it’s about the future of the most profitable media business on Earth: television.
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I tried on a robot body and it kind of felt like that moment in Robocop when he wakes up in one
Columnist Christopher Mims has experienced the future of remote work, and it feels a lot like teleportation.
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Look around you. Is every object your gaze alights upon sporting a microchip and an internet connection?

No?

These entrepreneurs are brave enough to ask: What's wrong with you?
Startups devote funds, brain power to making everyday objects ‘smart,’ but a shakeout will likely leave few standing
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Easily the most fun part of this week's column was discovering that gaming legends John Romero (of Doom and id software) and Brenda Braithwaite (of Wizardry) have a kid who is already well on is way to becoming a game design legend.
Educators call for making computer science a cornerstone of the curriculum, even for grade-school kids
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There is a mathematical reason you don't have to upgrade to the latest gadget. It's a phenomenon shared by baseball stats, stock market performance and the evolution of the automobile. You're welcome.
Why you should resist the ‘cult of the new and shiny’ and embrace last year’s smartphone
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Easily my finest work yet for the Journal.
What was once behind the longest email-chain debate in Google’s history? Pie.
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Tech columnist, the Wall Street Journal
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Currently at qz.com.

Formerly: freelance journalist and occasional editor at outlets including Scientific American, Smithsonian, Popular Science, BBC, The Atlantic, Grist, Slate, Nature, Technology Review, WIRED, others.
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    Reporter, 2012 - present
  • Scientific American
  • Seed Magazine
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  • Smithsonian.com
  • Technology Review
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Gainesville, FL - Brooklyn, NY - Atlanta, GA - Imazu, Japan
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