Adam Patterson

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.