Top Journalist Reddit IAmA's http://www.topiama.com/cat/journalist The latest Journalist IAmA's collected from Reddit JournalistIamA CNN’s senior tech correspondent who recently watched the real life “her” being built in a sex robot factory and spoke to a woman who brought her dead friend back to life with AI.. it’s like the show Black Mirror.. but it’s real. http://www.topiama.com/r/5907/iama-cnns-senior-tech-correspondent-who-recently Hi, I’m Laurie Segall. I have a show that just launched called Mostly Human. Think real-life Black Mirror. Or perhaps a bit Westworld. The series tackles our increasingly complicated relationship with technology. I interviewed a woman who is in love with a robot, explored a sex robot factory where they’re building the real-life “her,” spoke with a woman who brought her dead best friend back to life through artificial intelligence (in the form of a chatbot), and hung out in hacker circles to better understand the first hacker to be killed in a drone strike. Mostly Human also took me inside a psychiatric ward where they’re using minority report like technology on patients. Now is the time to start asking some uncomfortable questions, like, who’s in control.. us or the algorithms? Is human connection needed for happiness? Mostly Human is a series based off a simple concept: We are the beta test. Ask me anything.

Proof: http://money.cnn.com/mostly-human/dead-irl/ Proof: https://twitter.com/LaurieSegallCNN/status/842790234396020736

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Fri, 17 Mar 2017 0:00:00 EDT
JournalistIamA Journalist Tim Pool, founding member of VICE NEWS, I recently returned from Sweden investigating the alleged migrant crime wave. AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/5887/iama-journalist-tim-pool-founding-member-of-vice Howdy all, My name is Tim Pool. In the past I worked for VICE and Fusion. My work has been featured internationally, in film and TV, though most of my work today is on Social Media.

I do not work for Vice or Fusion anymore, fyi. I am totally independent now.

Recently Donald Trump made statements about Sweden that sparked an international conversation. In light of this I decided to travel to Sweden to investigate for myself. The decision didn't come without controversy as many journalists told me I was following a fake news story and to let Swedish Journalists report their own news.

Needless to say what I found was interesting and in reality "closer to the middle" in regards to the left/right narrative.

Feel free to ask me anything about this or whatever.

Subscribe to my channel on Youtube - http://bit.ly/TimcastYT Follow me on Twitter - http://Twitter.com/Timcast Follow me on Instagram - http://Instagram.com/Timcast

Proof - https://twitter.com/Timcast/status/842082731878191104

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Wed, 15 Mar 2017 0:00:00 EDT
JournalistReporter, Helped Uncover Unique Footage of Stalin's Funeral http://www.topiama.com/r/5877/reporter-helped-uncover-unique-footage-of-stalins We are Max Bemis of Say Anything and Anthony Raneri of Bayside! We are about to head out on a co-headline tour together throughout the US, and we're bringing out our friends in Reggie and the Full Effect and Hot Rod Circuit. Come to the tour (grab your tix here - http://sayanything.shofetti.com / http://bayside.shofetti.com) and in the meantime - ask us anything you want right here!

Proof: https://twitter.com/BaysideBand/status/839272468737048577

https://twitter.com/SayAnythingMuz/status/839286224061804544

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Fri, 10 Mar 2017 0:00:00 EDT
JournalistI am Adam Davidson, a staff writer at The New Yorker. In my latest story for the magazine, I investigated the construction of a Trump hotel in Baku, Azerbaijan. Ask Me Anything! http://www.topiama.com/r/5872/i-am-adam-davidson-a-staff-writer-at-the-new My short bio: I work with Amazon as an independent contractor to deliver what you want when you want - as long as it's from 6:00AM to midnight - from the Amazon Prime Now app or the website, including orders that you or someone you know might make from the Amazon Fresh website. I am based in Northern Virginia and have done all the routes throughout Northern Virginia, Southern Maryland and Washington D.C.

My Proof: Deleted One Proof

Some customers tweets telling us how amazing and fast our service is

These are the insulated bags that we use to keep your cold items cold for a longer period of time

If you have ordered Prime Now, then you've seen and probably have these bags hanging around in your house

BONUS PIC - The shared bathroom

AMA!

Edit: Thanks to all who asked, and to those who lurked: why didn't you ask a question? I'll see if I can make another AMA in a few months when more people start knowing more about the service.

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Thu, 09 Mar 2017 0:00:00 EDT
ScienceIAMA neuroscientist researcher, here to answer your questions about What Happens in Our Brains During Sex and Orgasm, AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/5807/iama-neuroscientist-researcher-here-to-answer My short bio: Hi! I’m Tara Keck. I’m a neuroscience researcher on the faculty at University College London and I study how the brain changes when we learn new things. My PhD research focused on changes to the memory and learning areas of the brain, and I then worked in Germany researching how we learn through our senses. Now I run a lab at UCL in London.

To get ready for Valentine’s Day, I’m answering questions about what happens in our brains during Sex and Orgasm, so AMA. I’ll be here from 12pm EST for about an hour to answer your questions and if you check in too late, you can post your question to my Facebook page, where I’ll be answering additional questions between now and Tuesday. fb.me/FemaleBrainSex

My Proof: http://imgur.com/a/3K886

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Thu, 09 Feb 2017 0:00:00 EDT
JournalistI am John Cassidy, a staff writer at The New Yorker. Ask me your questions at 4 P.M. E.S.T. http://www.topiama.com/r/5799/i-am-john-cassidy-a-staff-writer-at-the-new EDIT: Thanks everyone for your questions! I have to get back to my duties as ref, but make sure to watch Puppy Bowl XIII this Sunday, February 5 at 3 PM ET/12 PM PT on Animal Planet!

Hi everybody! I'm returning this year to be the official referee for The 13th edition of Animal Planet’s PUPPY BOWL premiering this Sunday, February 5 starting at 3 PM ET/12 PM PT. You can check out some the adorable stars competing in the big game here! In case you missed last year's AMA, here's a little bit about me: I had a relationship with ANIMAL PLANET before this - I was the host of a few one hour specials for the network. I'd also worked as a narrator for Discovery in the past. The guy who had the job before me moved on to another network, so there was an opening, I had to submit an audition tape after they approached me - so I went into dog parks in NYC and recorded myself officiating football games with random dogs (much to the consternation of the owners) and I also recorded some hijinx with my sister's dogs in their backyards. Anyways, it wound up being a fun tape, and I did a testimonial straight to camera about how this was my dream job, and it was my AMERICAN IDOL moment - and I got it!

My proof is here: https://twitter.com/Danschachner/status/827214318194262016

So here I am, ready to answer your questions about the world's cutest game. AMA!

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Mon, 06 Feb 2017 0:00:00 EDT
Journalist-LiveWe're the editors of Pitchfork. We just finished ranking the best albums and songs of 2016. Ask us anything! http://www.topiama.com/r/5667/were-the-editors-of-pitchfork-we-just-finished Seems like a lot of people think "Nights" was the best Frank Ocean song. Pitchfork was really riding for "Ivy." Wanna know why? Ask us anything about our best songs and albums of 2016 lists. From Kanye to Beyoncé to Mitski to Lil Peep to Anohni to Angel Olsen, this was an insane year for music. What did we get right? What did we get horribly wrong? Troll us, compliment us, challenge us. Ask us—executive editor Mark Richardson and managing editor Matthew Schnipper —anything. We don't promise to answer all your questions, but we do promise to judge them with a score. This intro gets a 6.7.

Proof: http://pitchfork.com/news/70351-pitchfork-announces-reddit-ama/

HEY ALL - This was super fun and we could be on here all day. Thanks for all the great questions, honored to do this, and thanks for reading Pitchfork, until next time!

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Tue, 13 Dec 2016 0:00:00 EDT
JournalistI'm Austin Walker, the editor of VICE's Gaming Site. Let's talk about why we play. AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/5657/im-austin-walker-the-editor-of-vices-gaming-site EDIT: Hey everyone! Wow, thanks so much for all of the incredible questions. I really loved answering them, and I'm now pretty determined to turning this sort of Q&A into a larger feature over at Waypoint. (But also, we'll def do some proper AMAs again in the future!) Thank you so much for your support. If you want the question you didn't get answered here to potentially show up in an episode of Waypoint Radio, make sure to email gaming@vice.com with the subject "Question"!

Thanks again y'all. Hope you have a good night. See you for the podcast tomorrow morning. Peace!

My name is Austin Walker, and I’m the Editor-in-Chief of Waypoint, VICE’s new gaming website. (And hey! Shoutouts to the Waypoint subreddit!)

At Waypoint, we do everything from long form feature articles (like this piece on inmates who play Dungeons and Dragons) to documentaries (like this look into the creation of Hyper Light Drifter, one of my favorite games this year!), and I’m lucky enough to get to put a creative hand on just about everything that we do. Thankfully, every now and then I still find the time to do a little writing of my own. We also do a lot of streaming at Waypoint—check out this clip of me and Senior Reporter Patrick Klepek suffering through Superman 64 in the late hours of the night.

You can also catch me on your favorite podcast player, hosting Waypoint Radio (our twice a week podcast about games and culture) and Friends at the Table (a tabletop RPG podcast focused on critical world building, smart characterization, and fun interaction between good friends.

Before I got here, I was a member of the Giant Bomb family, and just a year before that, I was a broke freelance writer and a grad school student. Time moves fast, huh?

In any case, I’m super excited to be here and can’t wait to answer some questions. So hey, ask me anything!

Proof: https://i.redd.it/nciitjle302y.jpg

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Thu, 08 Dec 2016 0:00:00 EDT
JournalistI’m an investigative reporter who spent 18 months investigating the National Guard’s toxic armories. AMA http://www.topiama.com/r/5663/im-an-investigative-reporter-who-spent-18-months I spent 18 months investigating National Guard armories across the country, finding that hundreds have been contaminated by lead dust from indoor shooting ranges. Lead spread almost everywhere imaginable in armories — inspectors found lead on ice machines, refrigerators, a coffee machine, boxing bag, floors and shelves where kids’ toys were stored. Even a deli meat slicer. It contaminated offices, classrooms, assembly halls and entire HVAC systems.

Armories are a part of the fabric of America. They're community gathering halls that not only house our citizen-soldiers for monthly drill weekends but also baby showers, weddings, scout meetings, banquets and sleepovers.

Even after testing showed Oregon’s armories were grossly contaminated with lead, my reporting found that elementary school kids from an Oregon town were allowed to sleep on a floor where inspectors once found lead at levels 650 times higher than the U.S. EPA considers safe for young kids. Inspectors had just surveyed the armory the previous month, finding lead in every sample they took.

Since our story published online last Friday, we’ve already seen lawmakers in two states call for more disclosure from their state Guard units. More reporters across the country are working on stories using the thousands of pages of records we published along with my report.

You can read my article here: http://www.oregonlive.com/environment/index.ssf/page/toxic_lead_dust_in_national_guard_armories.html

Proof: https://i.redd.it/hhvj0ksxa12y.jpg

Update: That's a wrap. Thanks for your questions. I'll circle back around this afternoon if there are any Qs lingering. Thanks for stopping by.

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Wed, 07 Dec 2016 0:00:00 EDT
Journalist-LiveI'm Hamilton Morris, I've traveled the world studying drugs, their creators, and their impact on society for almost a decade. AMA. http://www.topiama.com/r/5651/im-hamilton-morris-ive-traveled-the-world Hello Reddit, we're Internetainers Rhett & Link of GOOD MYTHICAL MORNING, IFC's COMMERCIAL KINGS, EAR BISCUITS and so very many weird music videos and sketches on YouTube. Our new comedy series BUDDY SYSTEM just released its season finale today on YouTube Red. It's been a few years since we've done our last AMA and we're excited to hear from you guys so Ask Us Anything!!

Proof:https://twitter.com/rhettandlink/status/804057466937802752

Check Out Buddy System on YouTube Red: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLJ49NV73ttruI9rFSL0xrqHzZjJmdH219

UPDATE: Thanks everybody for your questions! We're signing off. As of today, all Buddy System episodes are out, so go and binge watch.

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Mon, 05 Dec 2016 0:00:00 EDT
Journalist-LiveI'm a reporter who just spent six months digging into the NFL's big tobacco-style strategy to hook your kids. AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/5643/im-a-reporter-who-just-spent-six-months-digging Howdy Reddit, we are indie pop trio Jukebox the Ghost here to answer all of your questions!

A bit about us; we have been a band for over a decade and we are releasing a live album this Friday (12/2) called Long Way Home. We hope you will enjoy :)

PROOF https://www.instagram.com/p/BNXbMZjB-Do/?hl=en

OKAY EVERYONE>>> THAT"S IT!!

Even with all three of us a different computers frantically typing we couldn't get to all of your questions but we had so much fun! Thank you for joining us here... we love you all dearly. So nice to hear from so many of you who have been listening to us for so long.

UNTIL THE NEXT TIME!

-Ben, Tommy, and Jesse

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Fri, 02 Dec 2016 0:00:00 EDT
JournalistIamA journalist and author who specialises in writing about the Dark Web AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/5633/iama-journalist-and-author-who-specialises-in Howdy Reddit, we are indie pop trio Jukebox the Ghost here to answer all of your questions!

A bit about us; we have been a band for over a decade and we are releasing a live album this Friday (12/2) called Long Way Home. We hope you will enjoy :)

PROOF https://www.instagram.com/p/BNXbMZjB-Do/?hl=en

OKAY EVERYONE>>> THAT"S IT!!

Even with all three of us a different computers frantically typing we couldn't get to all of your questions but we had so much fun! Thank you for joining us here... we love you all dearly. So nice to hear from so many of you who have been listening to us for so long.

UNTIL THE NEXT TIME!

-Ben, Tommy, and Jesse

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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 0:00:00 EDT
JournalistI’m Matt Wolfe, a writer for the New Republic who wrote a really long story about Benjaman Kyle — the mysterious man who lost his memory in 2004 and only just discovered his real identity and returned home to his family! AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/5624/im-matt-wolfe-a-writer-for-the-new-republic-who Hello again! We’re the team behind Intel’s Compute Stick, the tiny computer the size of a pack of gum you connect directly to an HDMI TV or display. You may remember us from our last AMA about our Skull Canyon NUC, another small form factor computer.

They may not look it, but Compute Sticks are full-fledged PCs capable of running Windows 10 and Linux. That means you have the flexibility to do whatever you want — play games, stream video, get work done, run a server — and you aren’t limited to a walled garden of apps, as is the case with other entertainment devices with this form factor. So we’d love to answer your questions relating to Compute Sticks, from their development to technical details to how to use them. We’ll also answer questions about breakfast, horse-sized ducks, and whatever you’ve got. Bruce Patterson (/u/BrucePatterson-Intel), marketing manager, will be answering your questions today. And here’s proof.

Ask us anything.

ps. If you’d like to pick up a Compute Stick, keep an eye out for Black Friday deals from online retailers such as NewEgg and Amazon.

pps. We’re giving away 3 Compute Sticks at random, to random questioners!

Thanks all for a great AMA! Appreciate all the great questions and comments. I will do another check on this AMA later today and see if there are a few things that need to be answered. And the three lucky winners of Intel Compute Sticks are being communicated with right now. Thanks and happy computing!

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Tue, 22 Nov 2016 0:00:00 EDT
JournalistI am David Remnick, the editor of The New Yorker. Ask me your questions at 3 P.M. E.S.T. http://www.topiama.com/r/5625/i-am-david-remnick-the-editor-of-the-new-yorker In addition to my editing duties, I regularly write for the magazine and our Web site, and recently sat down with President Obama to discuss the election, what it means for America, and his legacy: http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2016/11/28/obama-reckons-with-a-trump-presidency?mbid=social_reddit

Proof: https://twitter.com/NewYorker/status/800741836134285313

I think it's time for me to go! It's been great fun and it's time to go pick some cartoons and to see if we actually have something to put on the cover this week. Have a great Thanksgiving, and thank you for your time. And thank you for reading The New Yorker. All best, David Remnick

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Mon, 21 Nov 2016 0:00:00 EDT
JournalistI'm Charlo Greene, the Alaskan news anchor who said "fuck it, I quit" on live television to advocate for marijuana legalization - Ask me anything! http://www.topiama.com/r/5615/im-charlo-greene-the-alaskan-news-anchor-who-said Hello from the Microsoft Excel team! We are the team that designs, implements, and tests Excel across each of our platforms; e.g. Windows desktop, Windows mobile, Mac, iOS, Android, and the Web. We have a great group of people from the Excel team with deep product experience ready to answer your questions. We did this a year ago and we are excited to be back. We'll focus on answering questions that pertain to Excel usage, its various platforms, and the Excel team. There may be questions that come up around bugs, feature requests, what’s new, training & resources. Here are some quick links that may be useful to you.

Home page for all Excel resources and feature requests: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Excel/ct-p/Excel_Cat

Excel Support for Bugs: https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/msoffice_excel?auth=1Excel Support

We'll start answering questions at 9:00 AM PDT and continue until 11:00 AM PDT.

This post can be verified here: https://twitter.com/msexcel/status/797450130853134336

After this AMA, you may have other help related questions that come up. You can still ask these normal Excel questions in the https://www.reddit.com/r/excel subreddit.

10:45 AM - The questions so far have been great. Please keep them coming. Our session ends in an about 15 minutes.

11:00 AM - We are wrapping up the Excel AMA. We'll stick around for a few more minutes to finish some answers. Thanks for all of the great questions.

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Thu, 17 Nov 2016 0:00:00 EDT