About Zeynep Tufekci
Zeynep Tufekci is a contributing opinion writer for The New York Times, writing about the Internet, technology, politics and society.
She is also an assistant professor at the University of North Carolina, a faculty associate at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard, and a former fellow at the Center for Internet Technology Policy at Princeton.
She was a computer programmer by profession before turning her attention to the social sciences, focusing on the impact of technology. She calls herself a "techno-sociologist." She is also the author of Twitter and Tear Gas: The Power and Fragility of Networked Protest.
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