Columnist

Nestor Ramos

Nestor Ramos is a columnist who writes about issues of interest and import in and around Boston. Sometimes he also writes about food.

He joined the Globe as a general assignment reporter and feature writer in 2014. A native of New Haven, Conn. and a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University, Ramos worked as a columnist, reporter and editor in Rochester, N.Y., Sioux Falls, S.D. and Portland, Ore.

Latest stories

NESTOR RAMOS

OK Google, stop terrifying my toddler: When smart homes make life miserable

By , Globe Staff

Nearly every new technological marvel in my house demands that I carry on a conversation with it.

NESTOR RAMOS

In New Zealand, another terrorist nurtured online

By , Globe Staff

The latest racist massacre makes one thing clear: The Internet, this thing we all built together, has gotten away from us.

NESTOR RAMOS

The whole Fall River mayoral debacle would be hilarious if it weren’t so sad

By , Globe Staff

Thanks to an inexplicable loophole, voters overwhelmingly booted Mayor Jasiel Correia out of office — and, on the same ballot, narrowly reelected him.

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Rigging an already-rigged system

By , Globe Staff

At top and not-so-top colleges and universities, the admissions game is already rigged in favor of the wealthy, and there are already separate systems for the very rich and everyone else.