Benjamin Powers is a technology reporter for Grid where he explores the interconnection of technology and privacy within major stories. He focuses on artificial intelligence, cybersecurity and how privacy concerns are reshaping technology regulations, among other topics. He has also covered cryptocurrencies and emerging digital economies. He was previously a privacy reporter at Coindesk. Ben’s writing about technology, policing and the military has appeared in Rolling Stone, the Wall Street Journal, CityLab, Mother Jones and Paste Magazine. He is a graduate of Bard College and CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.