Andrew Blum

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Andrew Blum is an author and journalist, writing about technology and infrastructure. He is the author of Tubes: A Journey to the Center of the Internet (Ecco/HarperCollins, 2012) and The Weather Machine: A Journey Inside the Forecast (Ecco/HarperCollins, 2019), which together have been translated into eleven languages.

As a magazine journalist, Andrew has published dozens of feature stories in publications including Time, Wired, Popular Science, Vanity Fair, Road & Track, Rest of World, Lapham’s Quarterly, The New York Times, The New Yorker, and Metropolis.

As a speaker, he has given over a hundred talks at conferences, universities and corporations—including TED, Greenbuild, and SXSW; the United States State Department, the World Trade Organization and the MIT Media Lab; Google, Microsoft, and the Brooklyn Book Festival.

He has degrees in literature from Amherst College and human geography from the University of Toronto, and lives with his family in Brooklyn, New York.