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Coverage of Turkish protest in The Netherlands

Camerawork and interviewing for this piece was my first gig for Zoomin.tv. I grabbed my equipment after hearing the protests from my apartment, which is around the corner from the Consulate.

Scene from the video
Date of publication: 
Tue, 03/14/2017

Evaluating Government Funding

Abstract: "A presidential report asserts the value of U.S. government investments in the cross-agency Networking and Information Technology Research and Development program and specifies areas needing greater focus."

Article as it appeared in print
Date of publication: 
Tue, 02/01/2011

Checkmate for checkers

A news story about checkers being "solved" -- that is, proven that it's possible to draw against even a perfectly played game.

Article as it appeared on the web
Date of publication: 
Thu, 07/19/2007

A star with a tail: Stellar streak tells of 30,000 years of history.

A news story about an astronomical discovery.

Intro: "Astronomers have found an unexpected treat on a star first described more than 400 years ago - the streak of a 13-light-year-long tail. The tail, the first seen of its kind, could provide clues about how celestial bodies are formed from the material spat out by such aging stars."

Article as it appeared on the web
Date of publication: 
Wed, 08/15/2007

Plastic sheet delivers wireless power

A news article about wireless power transmission.

Intro: "Annoyed by the tangle of power cords under your desk? A sheet of plastic invented by researchers in Japan could one day make for tables and walls that power devices placed on them — without any need for wires or plugs. Computers could be powered through the desks on which they sit, for example, or flat-screen televisions through the walls where they hang."

Article as it appeared on the web
Date of publication: 
Sun, 04/29/2007

The Future of Free Speech Online

A very brief article about whether survey respondents believe that technology companies in the democratic West will increasingly help repressive governments.

Image of the article as it appeared in print
Date of publication: 
Sat, 09/01/2012

IT drives policy -- and vice versa

Reporting on a three-day conference about technology policy. This was my biggest case of preparation overkill: 12,000 words of notes went into a 575-word article.

Image of the article as it appeared in print
Date of publication: 
Sat, 08/01/2009

Practice Makes Perfect, Even for Brain-Controlled Prosthetics

Short, online-only news article about brain-machine interfaces -- or, as I call it, "MONKEYS CONTROLLING ROBOTS WITH THEIR BRAINS!!!"

First page of Neuroprosthetics article
Date of publication: 
Tue, 07/21/2009
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