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Chris Stead

Chris Stead

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Chris Stead is the innovations editor at Finder. He is a gaming, tech and sports journalist with more than 24 years of writing and editing experience. He has previously worked at Game Informer, GamePro, Maxim, MCV Pacific, Gameplayer, Grab It, the University of New South Wales, Krash, It Girl and Fortnite Magazine. He has contributed to IGN, GameSport, NBN, Rooster Teeth, Fandom, Sydney Morning Herald, FilmINK, Brag, Popular Science, Foxtel, PC World, Hyper and Red Bull. Chris has a Bachelor of Advanced Science in Biology from the University of Sydney. A father of three, Chris has a passion for travel, photography and surfing.

Latest articles by Chris Stead

8 articles written by this author

Working from home coronavirus guide: Businesses, families, individuals

How to source all the gear and supplies you need to work at home effectively.

Lauren Chaplin & Chris Stead 6 April 2020
Working from home coronavirus guide: Businesses, families, individuals

Two gamers start a bitcoin treasure hunt in No Man’s Sky

Cryptocurrency has now arrived in the No Man's Sky universe! Learn how two gamers took it upon themselves to hide bitcoin on planets within Hello Games' epic sci-fi, space exploration experience.

Chris Stead 10 August 2018
Two gamers start a bitcoin treasure hunt in No Man’s Sky

Spider-Man dev Insomniac talks gaming’s blockchain future and Fortnite

Insomniac Games isn't just talking up its new, PS4 exclusive video game Marvel's Spider-Man, but also what the future might hold for the games industry. Read Insomniac's thoughts on the blockchain and video games in this exclusive interview with Finder.

Chris Stead 3 August 2018
Spider-Man dev Insomniac talks gaming’s blockchain future and Fortnite

A step-by-step guide to crypto market technical analysis

There’s much to gain and lose in the volatile cryptocurrency market. We'll show you how to do an in-depth technical analysis to make the right decisions.

Chris Stead 29 April 2018
A step-by-step guide to crypto market technical analysis

What is gas in the Ethereum network and how does gas work?

Find out how the Ethereum blockchain is powered by gas, the fuel that powers the EVM and drives the Ether cryptocurrency network.

Chris Stead 18 April 2018
What is gas in the Ethereum network and how does gas work?

10 ways you can save money on a renovation by being your own general contractor

When planning a home improvement project as a do-it-yourself (DIY) contractor, here's how to avoid blowing your budget. Besides buying the materials and having a solid plan set in place for your remodel, use this extra know-how to cut costs when building your dream home.

Chris Stead 30 March 2018
10 ways you can save money on a renovation by being your own general contractor

How to become an Airbnb host

Go from host to Superhost with our guide to Airbnb hosting.

Chris Stead 23 October 2017
How to become an Airbnb host

The “rape scene controversy” has not impacted Rise of the Tomb Raider

Lara Croft, gaming’s best known female hero, will deliver another blockbuster experience on November 10, and it’s set to stay in character.

Chris Stead 14 October 2015
The “rape scene controversy” has not impacted Rise of the Tomb Raider
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