Recent Articles: Farm-to-Table Restaurants, Bad Science Jobs,
Consumer Tracking, Big Make, Wearables.
About. Contact. Home.
A magazine and online journalist for over 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), earned raves nationally. Selected past articles can be accessed here.
Outside of work, Parks coaches elementary school kids in cross country running and runs in the master's division (2:54:53, Boston Marathon, 2014).
He lives in Vermont with his wife and two children.