David Auerbach is an American writer with a background in software engineering. He has written on a variety of subjects, including social issues and popular culture, the environment, computer games and literature.
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A graduate of Yale University, Auerbach is the technology columnist for Slate magazine, an editorial blogger at Reuters and a contributor to The American Reader.
In 2016 Auerbach is a fellow at the think tank New America, where he is writing a book on the "impact of algorithmic and computational methods on public policy and social life", to be published by Pantheon Books.
In an article for Slate, Auerbach expressed criticism of facilitated communication, referring to it as a pseudoscience.
Slate was a finalist in the 2014 MPA – the Association of Magazine Media award, Columns and Commentary category, for 3 columns by Auerbach.