Richard MacManus is an author and the founder of technology blog ReadWrite. He led the site from 2003-2012. During that time, Richard developed a reputation for articulating what’s next in technology and what it means for society. Richard's debut science fiction novel, Presence, was published September, 2016. He can be found online on his website ( or on Twitter (@ricmac). Richard first visited with us on Episode 308 - Virtually Present (published 9/29/2016).