David Talbot joined the Berkman Klein Center as a fellow in early 2015 to lead a project researching municipal fiber networks, and later served a broader role producing editorial projects for the Center. He is now a senior researcher and analyst at CTC Technology & Energy, which serves public sector and nonprofit clients on a variety of communications and engineering projects in the public interest. A journalist for most of his career, David spent nine years as chief correspondent at MIT Technology Review, where he frequently covered Internet policy and communications technology topics. David was a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT during the 1999-2000 academic year.
His Berkman Klein Center research outputs can be found here and here.
His works of journalism include:
The Unacceptable Persistence of the Digital Divide
Facebook's Internet.org Hits Global Flak
Engineers Plan a Fully Encrypted Internet
When Will the Rest of Us Get Google Fiber?
How Remote Places Can Get Internet Coverage by Doing it Themselves
The Great German Energy Experiment
The Fading Memory of the StateChina's Internet Paradox