He lives in Brooklyn, NY and writes about technology, security, gadgets, gear, wristwatches, and the Internet. After spending four years as an IT programmer, he switched gears and became a full-time journalist.
His work has appeared in the New York Times, Laptop, PC Upgrade, Surge, Gizmodo, Men's Health, InSync, Linux Journal, Popular Science, Sync, and has written a book called Black Hat: Misfits, Criminals, and Scammers in the Internet Age.
He is currently the East Coast Editor of TechCrunch.com and runs the BWL family of blogs, SlushPile.net, Audiomonger and WristWatchReview.com. He also runs the HourTime Podcast with Ariel Adams at hourtimeshow.com.