Journalist at Large

I am an international writer, ghostwriter, journalist, editor, publisher, and parrot trainer currently based in Berlin. I have traveled to over 38 countries. My journalistic writing focuses on how science and technology are impacting the future of humanity. I am currently immersed in the production of a novel and not accepting new editorial clients. For speaking and other invitations, please use the contact form above.

 
 
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LADYBITS

breaking through

LadyBits was founded in 2013 by Arikia Millikan. What began as a rejected pitch at WIRED grew to be a collective of over 100 writers publishing hundreds of articles that reached millions of readers worldwide. The premise of LadyBits was simple: we believed that women were interested in technology just as much as men, despite the industry-wide belief that tech was a man's topic. Five years later, the LadyBits ripple in the publishing industry has spread far beyond the original collective. But our work is far from done.

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ADVANCING ETHICAL BUSINESS MODELS IN THE WORLD OF ONLINE MEDIA.

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science & tech Journalism

Arikia Millikan is an international journalist whose work has appeared in WIRED, VICE/Motherboard, The Atlantic, The Verge, Gizmodo, Psychology Today, and more. She specializes in the creation and maintenance of online publishing networks, analytical long-form feature writing with a focus on science and technology, and gonzo journalism.

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reader-funded writing

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In 2013, I launched LadyBits and set off on the journey of a lifetime. With the support of readers like you, I traveled to over 35 countries in Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, writing my way around the world. I currently live in Berlin, where I am researching the path forward for online journalism and writing a sci-fi memoir based on my journeys. You can continue to support my creative exploration by contributing a dollar or two a month to my Patreon:

I once told a friend I wanted to be a foreign correspondent. He replied: So go somewhere foreign and correspond.
— Arikia Millikan
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Podcast: Story in a Bottle

"The most successful founders, venture capitalists, designers, etc. have fascinating stories behind their success."
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"Arikia Millikan

is a journalist and entrepreneur with a resume that boasts digitizing traditionally print-centric brands. It’s a career that’s given her a fair share of behind-the-scenes experiences with the epidemic that’s overtaking the industry – the continued and steepening uphill battle of maintaining the right motivation in the world of news and content."

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Where in the world is Arikia?

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