David Pescovitz

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David Pescovitz (left) with Mark Frauenfelder

David Pescovitz is a writer and journalist best known for his work on science, technology and Internet culture. He is also a co-editor of Boing Boing and a research director with the Institute for the Future.[1] He was editor-at-large for MAKE and formerly writer-in-residence for UC Berkeley's College of Engineering.

Pescovitz earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Electronic Media from the University of Cincinnati and later a Master's degree in Journalism from UC Berkeley.

Pescovitz co-wrote the book Reality Check (ISBN 978-1-888869-03-3) with Brad Wieners based on his column in Wired magazine. He has also written for a number of publications including Scientific American, Popular Science, The New York Times, the Washington Post,[2] New Scientist, and Business 2.0. In 2002, he won the Foresight Prize in Communication, for his work in educating the public and research community about nanotechnology and other emerging technologies.