Jason Pontin at MIT Tech Review

In case you missed it, Jason Pontin, the former editor of Red Herring, has now been editor at MIT Technology Review for a spell. There is a useful piece on his ambitions in the N.Y. Times this morning.


  1. Matt Cronin says:

    What happened to Acumen Journal of the life sciences?

  2. The plug was pulled back in March of 2004. See http://www.foliomag.com/index.php?id=396&backPID=392&begin_at=792&tt_news=89
    It wasn’t a bad publication, so it’s too bad in many way. Put differently, I found it more useful than I do the dumbed-down MIT Tech Review that ex-Acumen editor Pontin now helms.