Monday, July 23, 2012

Taking on Tech

The International AIDS Conference has come to Washington, and I can see delegates getting to work throughout the city. So it is a bit strange at this moment to be diving into a new subject, as the Post's national technology reporter. Just got back from a quick visit to Europe, and the first of my stories from the trip is on the front page of the paper today. It's about how European regulators are pushing hard on the big American technology companies, Google foremost among them. Please take a look. More to come from this trip and others. I'll keep you posted.

Monday, February 27, 2012

Fresh Air on Tinderbox

My interview on Fresh Air was broadcast today. I'd love for you to listen to it. Here's the link.
The interviewer, Dave Davies, was quite thorough in going through all of Tinderbox's major themes. I'd love to hear your impressions of it. Please leave a comment below.

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

New Web site for Tinderbox

Hello everybody. My co-author and I just had a cool web site built. Please check it out for information on the book and (come March 1) excerpts as well, at

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Tinderbox is Coming March 5

At long last, the book that I have co-authored with epidemiologist Daniel Halperin is coming out on March 5. Tinderbox: How the West Sparked the AIDS Epidemic and How the World Can Finally Overcome It, published by The Penguin Press, is printed and on its way to book stores. Watch this space for details...