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Bob Parks (@bobparks) writes about product design, energy technologies, home automation, and outdoor consumer electronics for Bloomberg Businessweek , Make , Outside , Popular Science , and Runner's World . He's currently 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 rave reviews nationally. Access selected past articles here.
In his spare time, Parks coaches a school program that introduces cross country running to 8- to 12-year-olds, and competes in the master's category (2:54:53, Boston Marathon, 2014).
He lives in Vermont with his wife and two children.