The Washington Post is starting a technology newsletter called Tech Friend to be led by Shira Ovide.
Ovide writes, “Maybe you smiled or groaned at that name. Yes, great! Know that I am your tech friend at The Post. So is my buddy and Help Desk columnist Geoffrey A. Fowler. Twice a week, I promise that you’ll leave your inbox with at least one tangible thing you can do to take command of technology to nudge your life in a more positive direction. I am also your conscience to prod technology companies and bosses to do better for you.
“I have written about technology for more than a decade, but I don’t have all the answers. Think of me as a wise, slightly grumpy friend who sorts through the babble to help you feel more confident about your technology choices, wags her finger at tech that is failing you and helps you see the context that is bigger than you. Your inbox is a place for both solutions and for wrestling with the messiness of digital life.
“You’ll also hear regularly from Geoff and my other colleagues. And we want The Tech Friend to be a conversation. You are the expert of your life. We will learn from one another.”
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