Nick Bilton

Columnist, The New York Times. Author. “Hatching Twitter.”


The Two Best Pieces of Advice David Carr Ever Gave Me

Over the last decade David Carr poured buckets of advice on me. He counseled me through my first and second book. Helped me find a…


Landing in the Sky


I’ve flown in 48 perfectly good small airplanes. I’ve never landed in one of them.

You’re required to document each skydive when you land. My log book for…


Collecting Air


As a kid, I spent a lot of time traveling alone on airplanes.

I was born in England and moved to the United States when I was 12 years old after my parents…

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Om Malik, Blogger.

The train tracks at night.


Om Malik, Blogger.


Robin Sloan, author of "Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore."


Muir Woods, Calif., at midnight. The fog feeding on the trees as the stars look away.


Black Rock City, before nightfall. 2012


Eating Alone


As a child, on a Sunday afternoon, there was always an orchestra of sounds and smells emanating from our kitchen. The tap of a spoon hitting the side a pot, sizzles popping from a…


England, 4 years old. Just like Harry Potter, I went to school in an old castle.