Dave Brooks talks with Features Editor Sarah Pearson about recent articles he has written in the Concord Monitor, including, but not limited to, his weekly Granite Geek column (there’s usually a reasonable dose of geekiness included).
About Granite Geek
Dave Brooks has written a science/tech column since 1991 – yes, that long – and has written this blog since 2006, keeping an eye on topics of geekish interest in and around New Hampshire, from software to sea level rise, population dynamics to printing (3-D, of course). He moderates monthly Science Cafe NH discussions, beer in hand, and discusses the geek world regularly on WKXL radio in Concord.
Brooks earned a bachelor’s degree in mathematics but got lost on the way to the Ivory Tower and ended up in a newsroom. He has reported for newspapers from Tennessee to New England. Rummage through his bag of awards you’ll find oddities like three Best Blog prizes from the New Hampshire Press Association and a Writer of the Year award from the N.H. Farm and Forest Bureau, of all places. He joined the Concord Monitor in 2015.
- “Wikipedia turns 15 on Friday (citation needed)” – make that “turns 20”
- Back on my 15-year wikipedia anniversary, I hunted down Concord’s creator
- UPDATED UPDATE: At current rate, it will take 1.8 years to vaccinate N.H.
- Keep in touch
- Maine highway bridge has girders made of composites and engineers are intrigued