Jessie Scanlon
Jessie Scanlon

Jessie Scanlon is a freelance writer in New York City and a contributing editor at Wired.

Medical Examiner
April 28 2005 12:53 PMFour Servings of DesignImproving on the new food pyramid.
Design
July 1 2003 11:35 AMHumble ThroneAssessing Herman Miller's downscale Aeron—the Mirra.
Design
Oct. 6 2003 3:25 PMWanted: A Legible Voting BallotWhy it's time to redesign the ballot design process.
  Life
The History of American Slavery
Sept. 3 2015 11:17 AM Why They Fled Underground Railroad operator Sydney Howard Gay’s meticulous guestbook reveals how and why enslaved men and women risked everything to escape north.
  Slate Plus
The History of American Slavery
Sept. 3 2015 10:59 AM To Do No Harm? History of American Slavery, Episode 7: What modern medicine gained from slavery, and how slaveholders sought to legitimize their ideology through science.