Caroline McCarthy

Caroline McCarthy

I write adventurously.

Tech + outdoors writer, plus content consultant working with top clients and publications. Lives in Brooklyn with a blue cat.

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New Confessional App Secret Has Silicon Valley Reliving High School All Over Again

It's tapping into Silicon Valley's sense of suspended adolescence.

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RL Magazine

The Aquanaut Next Door

Filmmaker and philanthropist Fabien Cousteau ...

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It's Ours, And You Can't Take It Away: One Runner's Thoughts on the ...

8:16 PM ET, April 15, 2013 A few yards away from me right now there’s a television playing a persistent, yelling broadcast in the manner of…

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Think With Google

Executive Insight: Richard Branson

People matter. That’s the view of Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson, whose unique approach to business has put him on top of the world. But don’t think he’s stopping there....


ABC News reaching out to Facebook users? Good luck, guys

The news outlet, according to a New York Times article, has reached a deal with Facebook to partner on political...

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RL Magazine

25 Great Mountains To Climb Now

Can’t make it to the top of Everest? These 25 mountains each feature beautiful trails and their own thrilling summit

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Why didn't the Princeton Mom tell her boys to marry well? – Quartz

Last week, a brilliant rocket scientist died, but she was a brilliant rocket scientist whose husband and kids said she made a great beef stroganoff. BuzzFeed has an excellent rundown on the recent controversy over the New York Times’ obituary of Yvonne Brill, whose accomplishments as an inventor and scientist were not listed in the...

Princeton Alumni Weekly

The quantified life: In this brave new world, people listen to their forks

There’s a lot of curiosity about the wave of gadgets that take the hyper-awareness of our own surroundings — made possible by global-positioning systems and an always-on mobile-data connection — and extend the potential for that awareness to the human body.

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Google aims for cute with Super Bowl ad

The video ad, called 'Parisian Love,' had been on YouTube since November. But that didn't stop Super Bowl viewers from...

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In defense of Twitter - CNET News

May 30, 2007 ... No, but that doesn't have to be a bad thing.Images: Two takes on Twitter A CNET...


Twitter investor: 'We didn't need the money'

Although the company hasn't put a long-term revenue strategy in place, one of its backers says Twitter didn't raise $100...


New York Tech Meetup riffs on the state of the local industry

In celebration of Internet Week New York, the monthly geek gathering focuses on some of the city's biggest start-up successes....

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Study: Fifth of Facebook users exposed to malware

The social network has been a target of viruses for years now, and one security software company has found that...

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The Content Strategist

Booze + Arguments = America (= Shareability)

Just in time for 4th of July, a new content meme is taking off: USA maps that seem primed to provoke debate and dissent. And they’re working. If the Founding Fathers had the Thrillist “Red, White, & Booze” map, they’d be arguing too much over Yuengling vs. Yards to get a darned thing done.

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Report sees 'Hate 2.0' on the rise

A Jewish human rights group says the presence of terror and hate on the Web is steeply rising, thanks, in...