Andrew Brown is a British-born journalist who has spent most of his career in Hong Kong. He is best known for producing quirky, technology-related features for CNN, which he joined in 2000. He has a particular penchant for odd machines—which allegedly track women's hormonal cycles , translate animal sounds or control dreams. He has also reported on more serious topics like computer passwords and Sars. Previously, he reported on-air for CNBC and TVB, both while based in Hong Kong.