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IT Editor, Software & Hardware
I’m MIT Technology Review’s IT editor for hardware and software and enjoy a diverse diet of algorithms, Internet, and human-computer interaction with chips on the side. Working in our San Francisco office, I cover new ideas about what computers can do for us, whether they spring from tech giants, new startups, or academic labs.
My journey to the West Coast started in a small English town called Wantage and took in the University of Cambridge, Imperial College London, and five years writing and editing technology news coverage at New Scientist magazine.
Tom Simonite's Stories
Apple's unpolished maps app has proved just how much smartphone users rely on good directions.
To live up to the value of its stock Facebook needs a new way to make money.
Stores that want their goods to appear on Google Shopping must pay for the privilege.
Accounts for mobile apps and social accounts could be at risk.
At our event in San Francisco the Twitter inventor explains his guidelines for creating good technology.
Google+ is now available for companies to use for internal communications.
An ambitious European project wants to build super-real simulations to help predict the future.
The Gauss malware uncovered last week features a mystery payload.
A new social network is free from ads, but burdened with expectations.