Konstantin Kakaes

Future Tense Fellow
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Konstantin Kakaes is a Future Tense fellow at the New America Foundation, where he is studying the causes and consequences of technological innovation. He is a frequent contributor to Slate's Future Tense channel, and the author of, The Pioneer Detectives: Did a faraway space probe prove Einstein and Newton wrong? an e-book from The Millions.

Previously, he was a fellow of the International Reporting Project at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, where he researched the links between nuclear energy technology and nuclear weapons, and a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT, where he studied the origins of the computer. From 2005 to 2009, he was The Economist's Bureau Chief in Mexico City, covering Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. He moved to Mexico from London, where he covered science and technology for The Economist. Mr. Kakaes has a degree in physics from Harvard University.

Publications

Article | Nov 18, 2013 | Future Tense
Article | Oct 24, 2013 | The Weekly Wonk
Article | Oct 21, 2013 | The American Prospect
Article | Oct 4, 2013 | The Wall Street Journal
Article | Oct 3, 2013 | The Millions
Book Page | Jul 15, 2013 |

Events

Event | Oct 23, 2013 | Washington
Event | May 7, 2013 | Washington
Event | Oct 9, 2012 | Washington
Event | Jul 11, 2012 | New York City

Press

In the News Item | Sep 6, 2013 | The Millions
In the News Item | Aug 30, 2013 | San Francisco Chronicle
In the News Item | Jul 29, 2013 | The Space Review
Press Release | Jul 15, 2013 |
In the News Item | Jun 15, 2013 | National Defense Magazine
In the News Item | May 15, 2013 |