Brief CV

I’ve been a freelance technology and science writer since 2015 (Forbes, Wired, the Sun, TechCrunch, Computer Weekly, Daily Dot, the Verge, Cointelegraph, VentureBeat), a freelance music writer since 2013 (Tiny Mix Tapes, Bandcamp Daily, PopMatters, The 405), and a freelance literary critic since 2015 (Electric Literature, Kenyon Review, Full Stop, Fiction Advocate). I’ve also been writing about politics and current affairs since 2015 (the New Internationalist, AlterNet, Truthout, the Morning News).

As for full-time experience, I was the News Editor at Choose.co.uk from August 15, 2016 to December 30, 2017. I was an Editorial Assistant at the open-access publisher Frontiers, from January 3, 2014 to August 31, 2015.

Simon Chandler Portfolio

At Forbes: www.forbes.com/sites/simonchandler

At Il Giornale/InsideOver: https://www.insideover.com/author/simon-chandler

At The Sunhttps://thesun.co.uk/author/simon-chandler

At CCN: https://www.ccn.com/author/simon-chandler/

At Digital Trends: https://www.digitaltrends.com/users/simon-chandler/

At Cointelegraph: https://cointelegraph.com/authors/simon-chandler

At CryptoNews: https://cryptonews.com/editors/simon-chandler/

At Lifewire: https://www.lifewire.com/simon-chandler-4160695

At MakeUseOf: https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/author/simonchandler/

At Bandcamp Daily: https://daily.bandcamp.com/?s=simon+chandler

At Tiny Mix Tapes: http://www.tinymixtapes.com/writer/simon+chandler

At PopMatters: http://www.popmatters.com/archive/contributor/1137/

At The 405: http://www.thefourohfive.com/by/simon-chandler

At Kenyon Review: http://www.kenyonreview.org/writer/simon-chandler/

At Electric Literature: http://electricliterature.com/author/simon-chandler/

At Left Foot Forward: http://leftfootforward.org/author/simon-chandler/

Articles (not published on the sites above)

U.S. Housing Market Is Heating Up – And That’s Kind of Depressing, CCN.com, June 30th, 2020

Report Says U.S. Shale Industry May Collapse, But Oil Price Is Rising, CCN.com, June 10th, 2020

Housing Market Indicators Suggest Recession Could Pump House Prices, CCN.com, May 25th, 2020

Coronavirus ‘Patient Zero’ May Have Started Pandemic In November or Earlier, CCN.com, March 16th, 2020

Eight Artists Fusing Traditional Arabic Music With Jazz, Bandcamp Daily, January 29th, 2020

A Global Recessions Is Coming If China Fails to Kill Coronavirus, CCN.com, January 27th, 2020

Scientists say ‘invisible aliens’ live among us. Revolutionary discovery or proof that too many useless academics live among us?, RT.com, January 12th, 2020

Rise in flat-Earthers should be roundly celebrated as good for science & society, RT.com, November 17th, 2020

Professional sport is a platform for celebrating inequality, RT.com, October 25th, 2019

Air travel is horrible & it’s a miracle more passengers don’t go on rampages, RT.com, October 18th, 2019

Western Militaries Are Using Virtual Reality for Propaganda and Recruitment, Truthout, August 23rd, 2019

Artificial Intelligence is a marketer’s dream–will it hurt consumer choice?, Daily Dot, August 6th, 2019

Tech’s dangerous race to control our emotions, Daily Dot, June 9th, 2019

Artificial intelligence and the death of decision-making, Daily Dot, May 2nd, 2019

Virtual reality and the future of work, Daily Dot, April 11th, 2019

Blockchain is making it possible for anyone to buy shares in Apple and Facebook, VentureBeat, March 9th, 2019

We’re giving away more personal data than ever, despite growing risks, VentureBeat, February 24th, 2019

Outsourcing Police Investigations to Google Risks Privacy and Justice, Truthout, January 22nd, 2019

Facebook is helping husbands ‘brainwash’ their wives with targeted ads, Daily Dot, January 22nd, 2019

Hands On: Sirin Labs Finney Review, TechRadar, January 16th, 2019

Virtual Reality’s Latest Use? Diagnosing Mental Illness, Wired, January 15th, 2019

The evolution of evil AI chatbots is just around the corner, Daily Dot, December 26th, 2018

The Vote Of No Confidence In Theresa May Is A Last-Gasp Attempt By Hardliners to Avoid A Soft Brexit, HuffPost, December 12th, 2018

Deepfakes 2.0: The terrifying future of AI and fake news, Daily Dot, October 5th, 2018

Enterprise accessibility: How Cray is using HPC to open up AI use cases from the datacentre, ComputerWeekly, April 27th, 2018

Americans still prefer sex to social media, Daily Dot, March 13th, 2018

How the Moonlite Project will use green energy to power bitcoin-mining datacentres, ComputerWeekly, March 1st, 2018

How charities are harnessing the power of VR, Daily Dot, January 22nd, 2018

This week’s Bitcoin crash was all about fraud and regulation, The Verge, January 18th, 2018

It’s not robots we should fear, it’s their creators, VentureBeat, November 8th, 2017

Google and Facebook’s New Love for Pay Walls Will Make Online Publishing Less Open, AlterNet, October 31st, 2017

Ofcom’s attempts to justify Openreach dominance will only hasten network’s decline, Real Business, September 25th, 2017

When VR Training Makes the Job Look Better than It Is, Wired, September 14th, 2017

The AI Chatbot Will Hire You Now, Wired, September 13th, 2017

Facebook’s Watch will turn your friends into a TV focus group, Daily Dot, August 15th, 2017

Silicon Valley Can’t Fight All Our Political Battles for Us, Truthout, June 8th, 2017

Why Theresa May’s approach to social mobility is incoherent, New Internationalist, June 5th, 2017

If advertisers want to avoid ad-blockers, they’ll have to give us more power over our personal data, LSE Media Policy Project Blog, April 20, 2017 (ghost written for Choose.co.uk MD)

Lloyds’ ‘micro branches’ will only deepen the damage caused by branch closures, MoveYourMoney, April 7, 2017

£200 million fund can speed up demand for speedy FTTP broadband, Computer Weekly, March 31 2017 (ghost written for Choose.co.uk MD)

Big data can’t bring objectivity to a subjective world, TechCrunch, November 18, 2016

The Era of Post-Truth Politics Is the Failure to Adapt to the Digital Age, Truthout, November 2, 2016

After a Three-Year Hiatus, Blank Banshee Breaks His Silence with “MEGA”, Bandcamp Daily, October 17, 2016

Escaping Reality: the Iconography of Vaporwave, Bandcamp Daily, September 16, 2016

Music of the Spectacle: Alienation, Irony and the Politics of Vaporwave, Bandcamp Daily, August 23, 2016

The Kids Aren’t Healthier, They’re Just Unhealthier in New Ways, Nerve, July 21, 2016

Donald Trump and the Dangers of Confusing the Ability to Offend with the Ability to Govern, Truthout, July 7, 2016

Vectors of Vektroid and Vaporwave, Bandcamp Daily, June 21, 2016

Chatbots are the future of advertising, The Daily Dot, June 6, 2016

Technological innovation is often simply an innovation in how we think about technology, TechCrunch, May 29, 2016

Here’s Why Bitcoin-Inspired Tech Isn’t Taking Over the World Anytime Soon, The Daily Dot, May 4, 2016

The Future of TV Isn’t Netflix and Amazon — It’s Facebook and Twitter, The Daily Dot, April 14, 2016

Why Are So Many Reality TV Stars Committing Suicide?, Global Comment, March 24, 2016

How Social Media Policing and Online Vigilantism May Increase Wrongful Convictions, Truthout, March 6, 2016

Why Starbucks Will Win Over Italy: It Doesn’t Really Sell Coffee, Wired, March 4, 2016

Ten Signs You Have No Idea About Relationships, Alternet, March 3, 2016

If I May Use Some of It, Full Stop, February 23, 2016

Ten Shocking Lies the US Government Made Us Believe, Crime Viral, February 20, 2016

Alienated, The Morning News, November 16, 2015

The More Robots We Bring into Society, the More We’re Forced to Behave Like Them, Alternet, November 9, 2015

No Celebrities Allowed: Actor Bands and the Reminder that All Bands Are Actors, Ad Hoc, July 23, 2014


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