Mike Melanson is a Writer for ReadWriteWeb, joining the team in December 2009. Mike is an ex-Austinite living in San Francisco, where he is wandering the streets in hopes of finding the real tech stories of our time. He considers himself a sort of technomad cyclist and has a background in co-ops, collectives, coding, hacking and BBSes. He has a bachelors from Bard College and a masters in journalism from the University of Texas. He is @rwwmike on Twitter and you can reach him by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.