Internet and Culture
Sheeva Azma is a science, technology, health, policy, and business reporter whose work has appeared in publications such as The Motley Fool. An MIT and Georgetown graduate, Sheeva is also founder, lead researcher, and writer at science writing company Fancy Comma, LLC. A writer since 2013, Sheeva previously spent over a decade doing science research at MIT, Harvard Medical School, and Georgetown University.
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Despite my tech reporter status, I could easily be described as a luddite due to my reluctance to buy the latest and greatest technology devices. I use a 2013 Sony Vaio laptop (now discontinued) for daily work—mostly just writing. My smartphone is the discontinued iPhone SE (first generation).
For video games, I play with an emulator on my laptop or use Steam. I am a big fan of retro gaming, especially ‘90s Sega games like Sonic the Hedgehog 2, NBA Jam, and Street Fighter. I have also been known to play as myself (Sheeva) in Mortal Kombat 3. I am super nostalgic about the early days of the Internet and, though I don’t miss dial-up modems, they have a special place in my heart, as does Geocities and writing webpages from scratch in HTML.
Sheeva earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Brain and Cognitive Science from MIT and her Master’s in Science at Georgetown University. She’s always learning about something new and exciting in technology. Sheeva has taken online certificate courses in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning from Stanford University.
Lifewire’s reporting is different from other sites. The content at Lifewire is substantive and tries to add something new to the conversations happening in the tech space. I could not be more honored to be part of such a unique, informative site that is not afraid of delving into important, complex issues in technology.
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