This is the website of Mike Murphy, a writer on the internet.

He writes for Quartz, has a blog he rarely updates, he takes some pictures and in the past used to make some music. He likes robots and tacos.

Here’s a short list of a few of the things that I have written that some people seemed to like, or I did:


Quartz – Drone racing just became a mainstream sport, thanks to ESPN

Quartz – There’s now a drone racing league that feels like pod racing from Star Wars

Quartz – Inside the 122-year-old company that makes sure our electronics don’t blow up our homes

Quartz – Searching for Eureka: IBM’s path back to greatness, and how it could change the world

Quartz – The guys behind MegaBots say their giant fighting robot will pioneer an entirely new, worldwide sport

Quartz – Inside the lab where scientists are 3D-printing a real working trachea


Quartz – Review: DJI’s Phantom 4 is so close to being the drone for everyone, but it’s not quite there

Quartz – The best feature on Samsung’s new Galaxy S7 Edge smartphone is far and away its camera

Quartz – There’s a frustration-free Wi-Fi router that you can actually set up in less than five minutes

Quartz – Steve Jobs was not the Steve Jobs in “Steve Jobs”

Quartz – This new Android phone is half the price of an iPhone and looks just as good

Quartz – “The Force Awakens” is exactly the Star Wars movie we were all waiting for

MSN – This might be the best new drone to buy for beginners


Quartz – A year after its launch, it’s now clear that pretty much no one needs an Apple Watch

Quartz – We’re closer to a future where we can 3D print anything

Quartz – Apple is boring now

Quartz – Apple is preparing for a future where individual iPhone sales don’t matter

Quartz – Don’t bother trying to make your dumb house smart

Quartz – You might want to turn off this new iOS 9 setting if you don’t have unlimited data

The Atlantic – Cuba’s Stark Technology Gap, Charted


Quartz – Former Apple CEO John Sculley

Quartz – Ford CEO Mark Fields

Quartz – Toyota Research CEO and DARPA Robotics Challenge manager Gill Pratt

Quartz – MakerBot CEO Jonathan Jaglom

Quartz – Writer and director Alex Garland

Places that Mike’s been published:

Quartz (duh)

The Atlantic


World Economic Forum

Yahoo Finance


Feel free to say hi if you’d like.