Martin Connelly

Martin Connelly is a freelance transmedia journalist based in Portland, Maine. He’s worked across borders, both figurative and literal: as a newsroom editor for China Central Television International, an essayist, a videographer, a web designer, and a feature writer in China, the United States and Canada. http://www.martinconnelly.com

Articles by Martin Connelly

Read Now Abraham Lincoln Was an Internet Nerd

Abraham Lincoln Was an Internet Nerd

by Martin Connelly · 2 years ago
Abraham Lincoln did "not":http://natestpierre.me/2012/05/10/hoax-abraham-lincoln-invented-facebook/ invent Facebook. But he did rely on the Internet to win the Civil War. Just ask Tom Wheeler, a civil war historian who also happens to be the Presiden…
Read Now The Pleasure of Looking Down on Earth

The Pleasure of Looking Down on Earth

by Martin Connelly · 2 years ago
For a short moment last November, the web was totally, complete obsessed with one unlikely thing: a series of curiously anonymous satellite images. Jesus Diaz, over at Gizmodo, broke the story last November, asking, ""Why Is China Building These Giga…