Deputy Ideas Editor

Alex Kingsbury

Alex Kingsbury is deputy editor of the Ideas section. Before joining the Globe, Kingsbury worked as a senior producer at WBUR for the programs Radio Boston and On Point. He also worked for US News & World Report on a variety of beats, including higher education, the Iraq War, and the intelligence community.

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How do you regulate a tech company?

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Jonathan Taplin, author of “Move Fast and Break Things,” explains how tech giants could be regulated.


Big Data: 15 percent of dogs in Guangxi, China

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Hoping to determine whether dogs pose a pandemic flu threat, researchers swabbed the noses of 800 dogs.

Opinion | Alex Kingsbury

Robocalls aren’t just an annoyance. They’re an assault on the common good.

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If a foreign country jammed a national communications system, it’d rightly be considered an act of aggression. But as spambots ruin the phone system, we sit idly by.


Big Data: 1,496 studies

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Breaking down the numbers on supplements.