My name is Patrick Howell O’Neill. I’m a journalist at MIT Technology Review based in San Francisco.

I’m on Twitter at @HowellONeill.

Previously, I’ve been a journalist at Gizmodo, the Aspen Institute, CyberScoop and the Daily Dot.

Contact me:

  • Preferred method: By Signal (download link) at 1-650-488-7247
  • Email at
  • Alternate email at
  • Wickr at howelloneill
  • If possible, avoid using your work device and consider using Tor for anonymity when contacting me.