Konstantin Kakaes is an editor at Technology Review, where he focuses on commissioning and editing long-form features for the print magazine. He is currently the journalist-in-residence at the Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing at UC Berkeley.
He is the author of The Pioneer Detectives, an e-book about space exploration and failure in scientific discovery, and has written about science and technology for a wide variety of publications. He was a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT and a fellow of the International Reporting Project at Johns Hopkins University. He spent 7 years at the Economist, as a science and technology correspondent and Mexico City bureau chief.