Technology, science, language, and humor.
They do mix; very well, in fact. That’s been my experience, anyway, in my years writing columns, presenting science and tech on TV, creating how-to books, and doing a lot of public speaking. Welcome to my world!Learn More
I'm happy to unveil three new books—part of a multi-book deal with Simon & Schuster.See the latest books
I'm a full-time correspondent for "Sunday Morning." I write and report stories about tech, science, the environment, culture, and a lot more.Watch stories
I’ve hosted 20 funny, fascinating specials for “NOVA,” the long-running science show on PBS. All of them are available, in full, to watch online.See List of Shows
Here’s my story from this morning’s “CBS Sunday Morning.” It’s about ChatGPT, the astonishing artificial-intelligence site that can write essays, homework, contracts, poems, lyrics, recipes, jokes, news stories, outlines, speeches—anything you ask for. Educators are TERRIFIED. Is there any reason to teach writing anymore?View →
Meet the composer—and the former child singers—of the "Charlie Brown Christmas" special, 56 years later!Open →