About Spalpeen

Spalpeen is written and edited by Conrad Quilty-Harper, an award-winning digital editor. Follow him on Twitter, Instagram or send him an email.

He is currently the digital editor at New Scientist, and previously was the editor of GQ.co.uk, the Daily Mirror experimental digital start-up Ampp3d and the Interactive News Editor of the Daily Telegraph.

He started his career as a journalist at Joystiq.com and Engadget.com, two of the first commercially focused weblogs under Weblogs, Inc., which was eventually sold to AOL. He later went to work at Mahalo.com, a Sequoia and Elon Musk backed start-up in Santa Monica, California.

Read a selection of his favourite stories below.

Why your next car will be electric

The future of first class travel

Why Mark Ronson is the Most Stylish Man of the Year

Spurious statistics: Amazing charts which show figures can prove anything

10 ways data is changing the way we live