About

David M. Ewalt writes about technology, games, space and other geeky stuff.

He is currently a senior editor at Forbes, where he writes a blog, Spacewar!, and co-authors the annual Fictional 15. In 2008 he launched Forbes’ annual ranking of America’s Best Colleges, and in 2009 the annual list of The World’s Most Powerful People.

An award-winning journalist, he previously worked as a reporter at InformationWeek, where he covered the telecommunications business. Prior to that, he worked in the investigations department at Newsday. His byline has appeared in outlets as varied as Archaeology Magazine, the Harvard Asia Pacific Business Review, and the Village Voice.

In his capacity as tech guru, he frequently appears as an expert on TV, radio and Internet media, including ABC’s Good Morning America, NPR’s All Things Considered, CNBC’s Closing Bell, and G4TV’s Attack of the Show.

His first book, Of Dice and Men: The Story of Dungeons & Dragons and The People Who Play It, will be published in hardback by Scribner in August 2013.

David lives in Brooklyn, New York.