Brian Hall

Brian S Hall
Brian S Hall.

Brian S Hall

  • Produced numerous feature articles that have appeared in Macworld, Tom's Guide, GigaOm, Forbes, CIO, and many others
  • Assisted in the development of billing software, IP management tools, digital certificates, and even fast-charging hydrogen fuel cells.
  • BA in Political Science and MA in Telecommunications. 

Brian's work as a journalist examines how the spread of computing into every device and across every human interaction fundamentally changes work, play, learning, and commerce.  

Experience

At Lifewire, Brian writes about developments in social media, and how people can leverage these platforms to create entirely new forms of entertainment and communication. Prior to writing about tech, Brian helped build it. He has worked on teams that developed online billing software, digital certificates, even hydrogen fuel cells for mobile devices.

Brian wrote a series of reviews on parental monitoring software for parents of at-risk children for Tom's Guide, and was a very early proponent of bitcoin and blockchain technology, which he began writing about in 2014.

He had a contentious interview with Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales over Europe's "right to be forgotten" policies.

A long-time sufferer of tinnitus, he has written about the potential of "hearables"--devices which can aid hearing and even direct messages to a single individual in a noisy, crowded setting.

His work has been re-printed in:

  • Business Insider
  • CNBC
  • Wall Street Journal
  • LinkedIn

His fiction work explores the intersection of technology, mortality, and faith.

Education

Brian earned his BA in Political Science from the University of Michigan and his MA in Telecommunications Management from Michigan State University.

Brian Hall

"We are at the start of the new of everything."

Lifewire and Dotdash

Lifewire is a Top 10 technology information website, as rated by comScore, a leading internet measurement company. We reach more than 10 million readers per month with our trusted, clear, and actionable answers to your most pressing technology questions.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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