Jonathan Blum

Jonathan Blum is an independent technology writer and analyst living in Westchester, N.Y. He has written for The Associated Press and Popular Science and appeared on Fox News and the WB. He has a BA from Columbia University. https://www.linkedin.com/in/jonathanblum Follow Jonathan on Facebook and on Google + https://www.facebook.com/skepticbook?ref=hl

Recent Articles By The Author

ReFactory Brings World-Class Electronics Manufacturing to Gowanus Brooklyn

ReFactory Brings World-Class Electronics Manufacturing to Gowanus Brooklyn

Brooklyn-based circuit board maker ReFactory is making a smart bet by making circuit boards locally in New York.

#DigitalSkeptic: Media Stocks Are Nothing but Bad News

#DigitalSkeptic: Media Stocks Are Nothing but Bad News

'New media' has fallen into the same slide toward oblivion begun by old information media companies.

#DigitalSkeptic: Forget Web Video, 'Dear Abby' Kills the New-Media Star

#DigitalSkeptic: Forget Web Video, 'Dear Abby' Kills the New-Media Star

You can pay all you want for high-value online video production, but here's some advice from the professionals: Simple sells.

#DigitalSkeptic: Human DJs Find Their Place Deep in Age of iTunes

#DigitalSkeptic: Human DJs Find Their Place Deep in Age of iTunes

Even as iTunes, Spotify, Pandora and other music services rely on algorithms to serve up set lists, consumer spending says humans still have a role to play.

#DigitalSkeptic: Collapsing Global Sales Drive Digital Music Confusion

#DigitalSkeptic: Collapsing Global Sales Drive Digital Music Confusion

Investors are worried about the numbers at Pandora, but meanwhile the entire music industry is sliding off a cliff.