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Mark O'Connell is a journalist, essayist, and literary critic from Dublin. He is a regular contributor to the New Yorker blog, a books columnist for Slate, and a staff writer at The Millions. His work has been published in the New York Times Magazine, the New York Times Book Review, the Sunday Times Magazine and the Observer. His book, To Be A Machine: Adventures among Cyborgs, Utopians, Hackers, and the Futurists Solving the Modest Problem of Death, is published by Granta.