Curt Hopkins

Managing Editor, Hewlett Packard Labs,
and Staff Writer, HPE

Curt Hopkins is the managing editor for Hewlett Packard Labs, where he covers Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s science fiction-level technological innovations for a host of internal publications and platforms, including Next Next, Labs’ Behind the Scenes blog, Enterprise.nxt. He has covered neuromorphic computing, Memory-Driven Computing, materials science, and artificial intelligence, with an emphasis on the ethics of AI.

Curt has written about punks in Berlin, Gypsies in Granada, and nerds in Nairobi for Newsweek, Reuters, the Los Angeles Times, Salon, the San Francisco Chronicle, New Times and others.

He was the founding director of the Committee to Protect Bloggers, the first non-profit dedicated to the liberty and safety of bloggers worldwide. His poems and essays have been published in The Awl, 3:AM, The Bastille, Exquisite Corpse, nthposition, BlazeVox, Cavafy Forum, Rhythm, Cirque, Perceptions, Gloom Cupboard, Full of Crow, Good Foot and other publications. His plays have been performed at the New City New Playwrights Festival in Seattle, the Northwest Playwrights Festival in Oregon and Venue9 and The Marsh in San Francisco.