After leaving college and now in his mid-20's, he continues to write about technology, society, politics and anything in-between, as well as giving the occasional university lecture, and discussing the events of the day on television and radio. He saw his first academic work published at the age of 22 -- then still an undergraduate -- and has since been cited by CNN, BBC News, The Guardian, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post.
He is now based in New York City.
Latest articles from Zack Whittaker
Behind on the news and hungry for more? Here's what we learned this week — from tweets leading to bank hacks, Windows XP lives, and who is the elusive Bitcoin inventor?
The financially ailing phone maker said it suspended the Android software update on U.K. versions of its flagship HTC One due to "difficulties."
One inane tweet from mid-2012 was enough to start a chain reaction of information-gathering that could have rivaled the work of a government intelligence agency. And with that dossier of data, a hacker could have ended up ruining one man's life.
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