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Next door to Washington, DC
Freelance Technology Journalist
Covers:  Digital Culture, Telecom, Gadgets, Tech Policy, Smartphones, Consumer Electronics, Computers, Social Media, Internet
Doesn't Cover: Software, Enterprise

Journalist who covers/is often vexed by computers, gadgets and other things that beep. Seen at @YahooTech, @USATODAYtech, and elsewhere.

Rob Pegoraro's Biography

Rob Pegoraro tries to make sense of computers, consumer electronics, telecom services, the Internet, software and other things that beep or blink through reporting, reviewing and analysis–from 1999 to 2011 as the Washington Post’s tech columnist, now for a variety of online and print outlets. He may be the only person to have written for both Reader's Digest and Boing Boing.

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Have you ever used a typewriter?

The first keyboard I used was on a manual typewriter, and now I own one myself... largely for ironic purposes.

How is social media changing news?

The conversation with readers about a story no longer starts after you publish that piece; it's now a continuum.
Jul 28, 2014

Between this ruling and the Silver Line's debut, gay- and Metro-hating Loudoun supe Eugene Delgaudio must be having the worst 48 hours ever.

Jul 28, 2014

RT @AGMarkHerring: The 4th Circuit's decision striking down VA's ban on marriage equality is available here:…

Jul 28, 2014

@crankyflier @united Bring back Channel 9 on those planes, add in-seat power, and then we'll talk.

Jul 27, 2014

Intergenerational cooking: Me, my daughter and my mom are taking turns stirring tonight's risotto. It's a good Sunday evening.

Jul 27, 2014

At @usatodaytech, I look into unexpected interactions between home audio-video hardware and explain "HDMI CEC":…

Jul 27, 2014

Sunday gadget-ethics query: If it's rude to fuss with your phone in church (it is), what of checking a smartwatch for notifications there?

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