Brooke Becher
Staff Reporter at Built In
Expertise: Hardware and Robotics
Education: University of Lincoln, United Kingdom; California State University, Long Beach

Brooke Becher is a Built In staff reporter covering hardware and robotics. Based out of Los Angeles, she’s been writing culture features and reporting local news since 2014.

Becher holds a master’s degree in journalism and international human rights from the University of Lincoln, based in the United Kingdom, as well as a bachelor’s in journalism and mass communication from California State University, Long Beach. Her dissertation analyzed the nation’s narrative on rape culture through Western, online news media coverage, spanning the American political spectrum. 

Past works are featured in LA Weekly, The Orange County Register, GOOD Magazine, Long Beach Press Telegram, California Business Journal and Los Angeles Magazine.

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Interpersonal Skills
Sep 27, 2023
Here’s what interpersonal skills are, why they matter and how you can develop them.
Sep 22, 2023
Today’s highest performing machines can solve anywhere from one quadrillion to one quintillion calculations per second.
Vegas Sphere
Sep 07, 2023
This 20,000-person arena is set to deliver an immersive, 4D experience, complete with built-in seat haptics and layered sonic landscapes.
Aug 31, 2023
These living cellular structures don’t just look like the organs and tissues they replicate — they act like them, too.
Robot Conference
Aug 28, 2023
From cherry picking to cyborg cats, these machines are here to deliver robot-assisted services, and perhaps even make us smile.
xenobot living robot
Aug 21, 2023
Xenobots are redefining what it means to be a robot, trading in shiny metals and hardware for carefully configured frog cells.
Virtual Reality
Aug 16, 2023
Mind-bending immersion into a digital, three-dimensional simulation is just one $400 headset away.
web data scraping
Aug 11, 2023
This data collection technique rapidly extracts massive amounts of information for competitive gain.
Engineering Companies
Aug 09, 2023
These companies continue to outperform the competition while facing disruptive tech trends head on.
3D-printed rocket
Jul 31, 2023
These tailor-made spaceflight vessels explore lightweight alternatives in aerospace engineering.
Jul 28, 2023
These materials and their unique conductive behavior are embedded into virtually every piece of electronic equipment you own.
Jul 26, 2023
The next generation of cellular mobile systems promises instantaneous connectivity virtually anywhere.