I’m Jess, a freelance journalist in London.

I write about culture, technology, places, and art. I’m interested in why people do what they do, and how technology is changing the way we live. Get in touch to work with me, or say hi: jessica.furseth @ gmail.com

* The sound of silence from noise-cancelling headphones is the ultimate survival tool for modern life – The Guardian
What do you do with a 20% chance of cancer? – BuzzFeed
* The art of imitation: My family’s favourite fake painting – Hazlitt
* Pints at dawn: The last days of London’s earlyhouse pub culture – The Guardian
* Our fridges, ourselves: On home tech, culture shock, and expat life – Curbed
* Why Norwegians love their restrictive alcohol policy – Tonic / Vice
* The narcissist within: On being a couple that looks like each other – Refinery29
* The heartache of being European in Brexit Britain – New Statesman
* On Star Trek Voyager, and the things that pull you out of the fire – Catapult
* You just can’t get a bad cup of coffee in Melbourne – Escapism
How do you preserve a language while still letting it grow? – Hazlitt
* Last night a Cornish Pasty saved my life – Extra Crispy
* How to fix a leak in your bathroom – The Billfold
* On the real hippie trail in San Francisco – Viator
* The hottest little bank in town is an app called Mondo – FusionWire
* On scent, memory, and what makes Lush the smelliest shop in town – Racked
* How listmaking apps help couples share the emotional labour – The Guardian
* Meet the people who turn the tattoo needle on themselves – The Debrief
* The brown cheese of Norway, a beautifully boring memory – Roads & Kingdoms
* Save Hackney Wick! The fight for Europe’s densest arts hub – Apollo Magazine