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The Brief Bio

John Biggs is an entrepreneur, consultant, writer, and maker. He spent fifteen years as an editor for Gizmodo, CrunchGear, and TechCrunch and has a deep background in hardware startups, 3D printing, and blockchain. His work has appeared in Men’s Health, Wired, and the New York Times.

He has written eight books including the best book on blogging, Bloggers Boot Camp, and a book about the most expensive timepiece ever made, Marie Antoinette’s Watch. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

The Big Bio

I live in Brooklyn, NY and write about technology, security, gadgets, gear, wristwatches, and the Internet. After spending four years as an IT programmer, I switched gears and became a full-time journalist. My work has appeared in the New York Times, Laptop, PC Upgrade, Surge, Gizmodo, Men’s Health, InSync, Linux Journal, Popular Science and I’ve written five books including Marie Antoinette’s Watch,Black Hat: Misfits, Criminals, and Scammers in the Internet Age,and Bloggers Boot Camp.

I also speak and consult.

You can find out about my writing here.

I am former CEO of, a fintech startup that I started with some old friends. I am currently working on TechForReporters and I’m the editor-in-chief of Gizmodo.

I run the BWL family of blogs, and I record the HourTime Podcast and the Tech Hygiene Podcast. This site is infrequently updated with my musings on technology but for goofy stuff, you can visit and for most of my tech content head over to TechCrunch and Gizmodo. You can check out my Amazon Author Page here.

I’m @johnbiggs on Twitter. You can email me at

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