Edited & prepared by Oscar Michel, Masters in Journalism, DCU
Brian Merchant is a journalist and producer based in Los Angeles. He is editor of Motherboard, VICE’s science and technology department. Brian is also founder of Terraform, the VICE online fiction outlet, and his work has appeared in the Guardian, Slate, VICE Magazine, Salon, Fast Company, Discovery, GOOD, Paste, Grist, and beyond. Brian is author of the great book ‘The One Device: The Secret History of the iPhone.’ Brian has appeared on CNN, MSNBC, BBC World News, NPR, and a host of other TV, radio, and livestream shows; he’s spoken at SXSW Eco, NYC’s Green Room, and the Social Change Institute, and was an author of Occupying Wall Street: The Inside Story of an Action that Changed America, published by OR Books.