Simon Chandler Writer Education University of Reading King's College London Expertise Operating Systems Smart Phones Blogging and Texting Social Media Platforms Virtual Assistants Introduction Freelance music and technology writer since 2013. Publishing credits include: Wired, Daily Dot, The Verge, TechCrunch, Computer Weekly and many more.Specialized experience in: Operating systems, smartphones, personal assistants, ecommerce platforms, and social media platforms.Full-time news editor and feature were for Choose. Experience Simon Chandler has been a freelance technology writer and journalist since 2013. His primary technological interests include social media, cryptocurrencies and the blockchain, AI, VR/AR, and the internet of things. He also writes about politics, culture and music from time to time.Simon has written about technology for a wide range of media outlets, including Wired, Daily Dot, the Verge, TechCrunch, Computer Weekly, VentureBeat, Cointelegraph, and Cryptonews. He's also been a full-time news editor and features writer for the UK consumer website Choose, where among other things he reviewed internet providers and consumer gadgets. Education Simon has a Bachelor's degree in History & Archaeology from the University of Reading, as well as a Master's degree in Philosophy from King's College London. A Message from Simon Chandler Technology and consumer gadgets are supposed to provide us with time-saving ease and convenience, but we all know they can sometimes provide us with the exact opposite. My aim is to help people ensure that they remain on the helpful side of the spectrum, by explaining as clearly as possible just how technology works. Lifewire and Dotdash Meredith Lifewire, a Dotdash Meredith brand, is a Top 10 technology information website, as rated by Comscore, a leading internet measurement company. We provide trusted, clear, and actionable answers to your most pressing technology questions vetted by certified experts, as well as trustworthy product recommendations so you can make the most informed purchasing decisions. Learn more about us and our editorial process.