Henry Pickavet

Henry Pickavet

Editorial Director

Henry Pickavet is the Editorial Director at TechCrunch.

Prior to joining TechCrunch, Henry had a hand in a number of online and print publications, including InternetNews.com as chief copy editor and Government Technology Magazine as managing editor. He also did a stint in Sydney as group editor of RBI Australia’s manufacturing group, which is when he also developed an affinity (a love, really) for cricket.

He has a bachelor’s in English from California State University, Chico, and a master’s in Liberal Studies from the New School for Social Research in New York.

The Latest from Henry Pickavet

Watch every panel from TC Sessions: Robotics

Last week at UC Berkeley’s Zellerbach Hall, TechCrunch held its second TC Sessions: Robotics event. It was a full day of panels and demos, featuring the top minds in robotics, artificial intelli

Here are all the robots we saw at TC Sessions: Robotics

Robots are coming. Are they overlords or friendly companions designed to help us perform the mundane tasks of our respective days? Perhaps it’s both. Whatever the purpose, they’re no longer part o

The 2017 TechCrunch Include Progress Report

This is the second annual TechCrunch Include Progress Report. Covering diversity and inclusion in the tech industry cannot be done in a vacuum. As aspects of identity are intersectional, so too should

White House statement

Here is the full statement from the White House about the blocked Broadcom-Qualcomm merger: Upon review of a recommendation from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States and considerat

Data on a street corner

This week on CTRL+T, Megan Rose Dickey and I got into MoviePass’s tracking drama and the way the local world works – media-style. We’re joined in the studio by Eric Eldon, co-founder

Reuters says the price is a cool billion

JUST IN: Amazon has agreed to acquire https://t.co/C3cz9IFjqe for more than $1 billion – source $AMZN pic.twitter.com/7o3jAlRvVk — Reuters Tech News (@ReutersTech) February 27, 2018

A ‘Black Panther’ moment

This week we’re bringing you a special edition of CTRL+T, the podcast that examines TechCrunch stories through a cultural lens. You might have heard that Marvel released a film called Black Pant

CTRL+T podcast: From Tide Pods to the blockchain

Blockchain has become the latest buzzword in the technology industry, but many people are still in the dark about just what exactly it means. Thanks to Raine Revere, we have a bit of a better grasp on

CTRL+T podcast: As long as it tastes like chicken, folds my clothes for cheap and doesn’t run me over

Wait, what? Yeah, this week a company called SuperMeat announced that it raised $3 million to create chicken in a lab. It requires real chicken cells, Petrie dishes probably and some patience. The ben

The identity politics of emoji

Welcome back to CTRL+T, TechCrunch’s latest weekly podcast in which Megan Rose Dickey and I pick the stories we thought were interesting enough to talk to you about. This week we wondered if cell ph

Welcome to CTRL+T, TechCrunch’s podcast about tech and culture

Without further ado, it brings us great pleasure to introduce you to CTRL+T, a new podcast hosted by TechCrunch Reporter Megan Rose Dickey and Editorial Director Henry Pickavet. On this week’s e

Episode 3 of ‘Bubbleproof’ sets out to disrupt venture

Silicon Valley doings are easy to make fun of, which is what the mockumentary web series Bubbleproof is trying to do. The series follows Michael Fertik and David Cowan in their pursuit of a new ventur

The TechCrunch Podcast: Augmented reality’s promise

Welcome back to the TechCrunch Podcast, where we take a deeper dive into the hottest topics coming down tech’s pike. In this episode, Founders Fund partner Cyan Banister and Super Ventures managi

The TechCrunch Podcast: Silicon Valley’s low emotional EQ and, no, not Zuck for president

Om Malik, the venerable entrepreneur, writer and now investor, joined TechCrunch editor-in-chief Matthew Panzarino for our second episode of The TechCrunch Podcast. In 2006, Malik turned his personal

The TechCrunch Podcast: Bicycles, e-Bikes and the slow-burn disruption of cities

Cities are becoming more crowded, people are buying more cars and mass transit is reaching capacity. At some point, there will be no room to move. That’s where bikes come in. Even better, that’s w

Announcing the new TechCrunch Podcast

Today we’re happy to announce the imminent launch of our newest show on the TechCrunch Podcast Network. Each episode of The TechCrunch Podcast will treat you to an in-depth conversation between lead

Here are all the panels from TechCrunch Sessions: Justice

The conversation around diversity in tech persists. One effect of this has been the creation of executive positions designed to oversee a company’s approach to inclusion. That’s great. However, it

Judah vs. the Machines: For when you can’t bring yourself to go shopping

You’d be forgiven if you can’t be bothered to drag yourself to the store to shop for shoes and clothes and things. The internet is there for you, after all. But if you don’t know what you want?

TechCrunch Include Crunchie Award goes to Project Include

Project Include set out in 2016 to change the way the tech industry approaches diversity. Rather than identify underrepresented groups that are often the target of unfair hiring practices or the victi

The death of ‘Internet’

On April 2, the folks responsible for the entries in the Associated Press Stylebook announced that the word “Internet” will no longer be uppercased, thus breaking my heart and making some of our w
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