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Well, hi. I’m Paul Bradley Carr, author of whole bunch of books including The UpgradeBringing Nothing To The Party, and Sober Is My New Drunk.

Previously I was Silicon Valley columnist for the Guardian, editor of Pando, and a variety of things at Techcrunch. I was founder of NSFWCORP and host of the nightly NSFWLIVE radio show.

I’ve also written for/been fired by a host of prestigious publications including: The Wall St Journal, The Times of London, National Geographic, The Huffington Post, Private Eye, The Daily Telegraph, Food and Wine, BBC Radio, Channel 4 TV (UK).

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