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HiI'm a freelance science and technology writer based in Vancouver, Canada.

My work has been featured in Technology Review, Inverse.com, Motherboard (Vice), ExtremeTech, PCMag, Vancouver Magazine, Geek.com, The Huffington Post, The Metro News, and more. I sometimes appear on radio and television.


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Jobs

Inverse.com - Staff writer

MIT Technology Review - Writer

Motherboard.Vice.com - Writer

Vancouver Magazine - Writer

Macleans.ca, NationalPost.com, HuffingtonPost.ca, HuffingtonPost.com, TheAlbatross.ca, SadMag.ca, etc - Contributor

Radio, TV - Science & Tech Analyst

Canadian Traveller Magazine - Editorial Assistant

Metro News, Vancouver - Reporter, intern

The Peak - Opinions Editor, Editorial Chair, Board member

Summary

BSc - Molecular Biology & Biochemistry

Simon Fraser University, 2013

- Extended Minor: English.
- Certificates/Training: CP Style, Substantive Editing

6 years experience

- Writing and editing for print and the web.
- Finding and pitching stories, and taking assignments.
- SEO
- Adobe Creative Suite

Samples

Selected work

SELECTED WORK

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Aug '15
When Canada Learned It Had Spies

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July '15
Did these researchers just create an autistic computer program?

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Oct '15
How Your Device Knows Your Life through Images

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Mar '15
Stealing Nuclear Waste Is About to Get A Whole Lot Harder

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Mar '15
How DARPA Will Decrypt Totally Novel Languages

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Feb '15
Will Robots Be Able to Help Us Die?

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Feb '15
Bizarre Rubbing in Northern Killer Whales

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dec '13
DoD Report Reveals Plans for Autonomous War Tech

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sept '13
Confronting Society's Absurd Enthusiasm for DARPA

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April '14
Gene Therapy Comes of Age, Allows Whole Genome Editing

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May '14
Mother Nature's 2 Billion-Year-Old Nuclear Reactor

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Nov '14
Jurassic Park was Anti-Science, Why Shouldn't World be Too?

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Jun '14
Cosmos Is Out For Straight-Up Ideological Conversion

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Mar '13
The Quest for the $1000 Genome

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Mar '14
Space Elevator Could be Built by 2035, Says New Study

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June '14
Is It Possible to Make a Computer Totally Invulnerable to the NSA?

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Oct '14
You Claim to Think the News Is Important - I Don't Believe You

PROJECTS

Film, fiction, and more

The Fall of Mosul

I made this feature-length documentary on how a modern city of almost two million people fell to a force of fewer than 1500 jihadi rebels.





FreeFall

Here's a science fiction short story I wrote while I was travelling, about a group of scientists who get stranded on a space elevator. It was published in Clarkesworld Magazine in June, 2013.




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WALL TRACKER

"Mr. Internet, track down this wall!"