John Keefe the technical architect for bots and machine learning at Quartz. Keefe also teaches product prototyping at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY and runs a tinkering company called Really Good Smarts LLC. Before joining Quartz, he was Senior Editor for Data News at public radio station WNYC and before that was its news director for nearly a decade. Keefe is the author of Family Projects for Smart Objects: Tabletop Projects That Respond to Your World from Maker Media. He has led classes and workshops at Columbia University, Stanford University, the New School University, and New York University. He also has served as an Innovator in Residence at West Virginia University's Reed College of Media.