John Markoff

John Markoff


(once upon a time) New York Times technology reporter; aspiring biographer (of Stewart Brand)

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Shelly Breiner hired me for one of my first jobs when I was 15, changing the paper tapes for his dissertation research. He became a mentor and a friend… Sheldon Breiner, 82, Dies; Used Magnetism for Explorations - The New York Times

Smugglers are sawing through new sections of Trump’s border wall

Engelbart observed the significance of scaling, Moore defined a law and Dennard created the definitive scaling theory....

>> “It’s like showing up at the nursing home at daybreak to find your elderly uncle running pantsless across the courtyard and cursing loudly about the cafeteria food, as worried attendants tried to catch him. You’re stunned, amused, and embarrassed all at the same time..."

Swamp draining in action....US Air Quality Got Worse After Years of Improvement, And It's Killing More People

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Michigan officials admit majority of Detroit vote counting machines broke on Election Day - Palmer Report

Donald Trump’s Lies About the Popular Vote, via @nytimes 

Microsoft Plumbs Ocean’s Depths - I’ve covered MSFT since 1981 - this is the most intriguing project I’ve seen!

I have seen lots of demos, but this is one of my favorites…six micro-robots pull a two-ton car….

The infuriating silence of Donald Trump over an Indian engineer’s murder in Kansas

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