I am a writer living in New York. I cover culture, science, and technology.

I am currently a contributing writer at The New York Times, and formerly a commissioning editor at The Guardian. I am a regular contributor to The New Yorker.

My writing has also appeared in The California Sunday MagazineVanity FairRolling StonePacific Standard MagazineNew York Magazine, The AtlanticSlateNew Statesman, TIME Magazine, The Wall Street JournalGOOD Magazine, and The Economist's Intelligent Life magazine.

From 2008 to 2013, I was an associate editor at CBS Interactive. Prior to that, I was a news reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald.

In 2009, I was nominated for a Walkley Foundation Young Australian Journalist of the Year Award.