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Richard MacManus writes books about technology. His first book, Trackers: How Technology is helping us Monitor & Improve our Health, was released in December 2014. A second edition, re-named Health Trackers, was released in July 2015.

Richard is currently working on his second book, a novel about Virtual Reality due to be published in 2016.

Richard is the founder of technology blog, which he ran from 2003-2012. He lives in Wellington, New Zealand.

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