Shane Snow

Shane Snow

New York, NY
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I'm a journalist.

Shane Snow is a technology journalist in New York City and CCO of Contently. MS/Journalism, Columbia; Fellow, Royal Society of the Arts.

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A Quest to Understand What Makes Things Funny : The New Yorker

A Quest to Understand What Makes Things Funny

How Real Navy SEALs Would Handle Famous Movie Missions

Navy SEALs are having the best year and a half ever. We've been inundated with tell-all books, documentaries, and big-budget action movies (the upcoming Zero Dark Thirty) about the special-ops frogmen... and then there's that whole Team-Six-killing-Osama thing. We're beginning to think there's no task too big for these badasses.

How Stars Like Jay Z And Martha Stewart End Up With Samsung ...

How Stars Like Jay Z And Martha Stewart End Up With...

Orson Scott Card Talks Ender's Game in Rare Interview

The sci-fi writer opens up about Ender's Game and more.

Soylent: What Happened When I Stopped Eating For 2 Weeks

A first-person science experiment with author Tim Ferriss and a supply of tasteless, white goo called Soylent.

Mmm, Braaaains! Undead Actors Chomp on Sorbitol

In a zombie apocalypse -- as everyone knows -- the undead eat brains (or other body parts, depending on which mythology you subscribe to). On a film set, however, zombies basically eat Jell-O. Recipes vary, of course, but in Resident Evil: Retribution, out Friday, the walking dead chew on a version fortified with glycerin and sorbitol, compounds often used to make soft-gel pills. Find out how to make it here.

The Oatmeal's Reckoning

Feature profile of Matthew Inman, the infamous artist behind

The Rise Of The Superconnector

It's not unusual to have hundreds or even thousands of LinkedIn connectionswhich can make your socialmedia world as messy and noisy as a crowded party...

Send The Trend's Divya Gugnani On Avoiding A Post-Acquisition Slump

Divya GugnaniCEO, Send the TrendLaunched in 2010 and acquired by QVC in February 2012, Send the Trend's personalization engine uses browsing and purchasing behavior data to help women shop...

A New Ingeniously Designed Shelter For Refugees--Made By Ikea

What do you do when a flash mob of a million homeless refugees shows up to your third world country from the neighboring third world country? Make them sleep on the hot (or cold) ground and wait for the United Nations to show up with crappy tents, of course.Until next month, that is, when you’ll be able to put them up in solar-powered huts on the cheap.

Hi-Fi Media

With the rise of trackable user behavior, web content quality is improving.

You are what you read: 14 thought leaders share their bookshelves

I talked a dozen business leaders into taking photos of their book collections. The result was pretty interesting...

This Post Will Make You A More Effective Communicator In 90 Seconds

An ode to asking better questions.

The Mystery of the Orphaned Robot

A profile of my favorite robot ever.

Solopreneurs, freelancers hoping for more help from the election winner

Pedro Pereira worked as a news editor at CRN, a technology publication, for seven years before he found himself collecting severance in the wake of the dot-com bubble burst. To support himself while j...