John Biggs

New York, New York, United States

I live in Brooklyn, NY and write about technology, security, gadget, 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, Sync, and I've written books called Black Hat: Misfits, Criminals, and Scammers in the Internet Age and Bloggers Boot Camp.

I am currently East Coast Editor of and I run the BWL family of blogs, including and I also run the HourTime Podcast with Ariel Adams.

You can email me at

  • Work
    • Writer
  • Education
    • Carnegie Mellon University