David Pescovitz is co-editor of Boing Boing, a technology and culture Web site with several million monthly readers, and a research director with the Institute for the Future, a non-profit forecasting thinktank.
He is also editor-at-large for MAKE: magazine, the DIY technology quarterly. Pescovitz co-wrote the book Reality Check, based on his long-running futurist column in Wired magazine where he is still a correspondent. He has also written for the New York Times, Scientific American, Popular Science, the Washington Post, Salon, and New Scientist, among many other publications. In 2002, he won the Foresight Prize in Communication, recognizing excellence in educating the public and research community about nanotechnology and other emerging technologies. From 2000 to 2007 he was the first ever writer- in-residence at UC Berkeley's College of Engineering.
Pescovitz's writing also has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, IEEE Spectrum, Salon, Spin, MTV Online, I.D., Discovery Channel Online, and Encyclopaedia Britannica Online. Pescovitz is a member of the International Academy of Digital Arts & Science and has appeared on numerous television and radio programs and networks including CNN, NPR, Fox News, ZDTV, and CNET. Pescovitz holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Electronic Media from the University of Cincinnati and a Master's in Journalism from UC Berkeley. He lives in San Francisco.
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