First of all, my name really is Lincoln Spector. It's on my birth certificate and my driver's license.
I'm an award-winning journalist who writes about entertainment, culture, and technology. In July 2016 I retired from my PCWorld advice column and blog, Answer Line, because I just got tired of it. My last Answer Line blog post will go live in late July.
But I intend to keep writing. In addition to PCWorld (formerly called PC World), I've also written for TechHive, Windows Secrets, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Consumer Digest, Small Business Computing, Home Office Computing, Oakland City Magazine, CNet, Business 2.0, Windows Secrets, Technologizer, and InfoWorld.
From 1986 through 2008, I wrote Gigglebytes, which I believe was the first and possibly only long-running technology-oriented humor column. Over its long life, Gigglebytes appeared in various magazines around the world.
I also maintain a locally-oriented cinema blog, Bayflicks, which covers film festivals, movie revivals, and specialty cinema in the San Francisco Bay Area.
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