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A magazine and online journalist for two decades, Bob Parks (@bobparks) covers such topics as inventors, industrial design, energy, and wearable electronics for Bloomberg Businessweek, Outside, Popular Science, and Runner's World. He's a correspondent for Wired, having served as an editor at the magazine from 1995 to 2001.
His book, Makers: All Kinds of People
Making Amazing Things in Garages, Basements, and Backyards (O'Reilly), covered 100 amateur and weekend engineering projects from personal submarines to tornado generators.
Selected past articles can be accessed here.
Outside of work, Parks coaches elementary school kids in cross country running and participates New England road races (2:54, Boston Marathon, 2014).
He lives in Vermont with his wife and two children.