Scott Carney is the founder of WordRates. He's also an award-winning investigative journalist and anthropologist whose stories blend narrative nonfiction with ethnography. He is the author of three books including The Red Market and A Death on Diamond Mountain and a former contributing editor at Wired. Other works of his has appeared in Mother Jones, Foreign Policy, Playboy, Details, Discover, Outside and Fast Company. He is a senior fellow at the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism and lives in Denver, CO.