Adam Patterson

Adam Patterson

About Adam Patterson

Adam Patterson is an Assistant Editor at InvestorPlace. He focuses on technology, social media, energy, and the intersection of finance and politics.

Adam received a B.A. in Philosophy from Brandeis University with a concentration in philosophy of science — including adjunct studies in ethics and linguistics.

Adam worked previously at The Cohen Group, a Washington, DC-based strategic business advisory firm, where he performed a wide range of targeted research covering political and market analysis.

Adam is a compulsive follower of the science and technology press, and has a special interest in language, neuroscience, and astronomy. Born in San Francisco, California, Adam is a rabid audiophile. In his spare time he endlessly tweaks his overelaborate sound system.

He now lives in Washington, DC, and maintains an active Twitter account:!/ToweringBabble.

Recent Articles

Trending Social Media: Google Spent $213 Million on Product Advertising Last Year

A recent Search Engine Watch report suggests much of last year's record advertising spending was devoted to promoting G+.

Daily Oil News: BP Claims U.S. Covered Up 2010 Spill

Oil giant claims U.S. is withholding evidence -- and maintains the federal government covered up over 80,000 industrial intelligence documents.

Friday Apple Rumors: Apple Signs More Humane Labor Contract with Foxconn

Tim Cook commandeers improvements in factory conditions hot on the heels of his visit to the newest Foxconn plant.

Trending Social Media: Spotify Extends Unlimited Listening

Social music service is extending its million-song plus free trial period -- and seems focused on consumer outreach.

Thursday Apple Rumors: Tim Cook Visits Foxconn Plant

Apple's CEO visited a newly opened plant and met personally with Foxconn employees as part of his ongoing corporate diplomacy mission to China.