Science. Tech. Rights. Policy.
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Bioethics, Science, and Technology: Reporting and Writing Projects

I report on ethical and political issues related to emerging science and technology. My bylines have appeared in MIT Technology Review, Stat, New Scientist, ViceMotherboard, PRI's The World and elsewhere.

My journalism and personal work is centered in the debates around community biology, biohacking, enhancement, grinder culture, and Transhumanism. 

I completed my Master's Degree in Bioethics and Society (with Merit) at King's College London in 2018, where my dissertation focused on regulatory systems that can manage governance of genome editing technology when used to manipulate the human germline.

Other academic topics have included writing on reproductive technologies (mitochondrial donation and oocyte preservation), data privacy, pharmaceutical pricing, the moral status of a late-term human fetus, policy and regulation of stem cell clinics, and the ethics of sex selection through pre-implantation genetic diagnosis. 

I have also worked with animators to write and create videos about the future of reproductive technology and how the internet works. 

Ethics of Transhumanism

Ethics of Transhumanism

The Transhumanist movement is fascinating to me, and I have a lot of thoughts on the movement itself, as well as its leaders.

I made this gif of Zoltan Istvan, a Transhumanist presidential candidate, when I accompanied him on part of his cross-country journey in a bus shaped like a coffin. (Because he's on the quest for immortality, duh.)

The Misguided Idiot’s Quest for Immortality

The Opposing Leaders of the Transhumanist Movement Got Salty in a Debate

The future isn’t near — it’s here. (I wrote this article in 2015 for a magazine that ended up spiking it.)