Legal name: Joshua Ryan Topolsky
Joshua Ryan Topolsky (born October 19, 1977) is an American technology journalist. He is also a record producer, drummer, and DJ under the stage name Joshua Ryan. Topolsky was the co-founder and editor-in-chief of technology news network The Verge and a co-founder of Vox Media. Previously, he was the editor-in-chief of Engadget.
On August 4, 2014, Topolsky stepped down from The Verge and was replaced by Nilay Patel. He joined Bloomberg "as the editor of a series of new online ventures it is introducing as part of a revamped journalism strategy". He was then personally fired by Michael Bloomberg.