Lauren is GearBrain's Executive Editor. She's covered tech from postings in London, Silicon Valley and New York, with her work appearing in multiple publications including Wired, Newsweek, Quartz, The Independent (London) and Fortune.com. She won a Loeb Award for the MSN video series "Middle Class Crunch," as well as a Pace Foundation Fellowship in robotics. A trained filmmaker, amateur astronomer and wannabe surfer, Lauren is also an avid baker. A stint with Nestlé's test kitchen left her with the perfected chocolate chip cookie recipe. Don't ask. She won't share.