Kermit Pattison is a writer based in St. Paul, Minnesota. His work has appeared in the New York Times, GQ, Inc., Fast Company, Runner’s World, American Heritage and Time. He graduated from Brown University with honors in history and has worked as a journalist for more than 20 years. He also writes B2B communications for technology and manufacturing companies and has ghostwritten books and white papers for some of the world’s best-known technology companies. He is writing a book about human evolution.