Alex Pasternack


Alex Pasternack
Alex Pasternack


Technology, Environment, Design


Harvard University


Alex Pasternack is a former writer for Treehugger. Today, he is a contributing editor at Fast Company and the founding editor and editor-at-large for the VICE website Motherboard.


With an interest in technology, design, and the environment, Pasternack's work has appeared in Time, the New York Observer, Foreign Policy, Architectural Record, The Guardian, New York Magazine, Slate, and others.


After graduating from Harvard with a degree in History and Literature, Pasternack lived in Russia under a State Department fellowship and in China as a Princeton-in-Asia fellow.

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