Jeremy started out changing oil and sweeping floors as a teenager, and he ultimately ended up running a shop in the north end of Seattle by his early twenties. He can swap out a distributor and set it perfectly without the aid of a timing light (and did just that one time in the New Mexico desert), but his interests always skewed more toward the tech side of things.
Automotive and consumer technologies have exploded in complexity over the last several decades, and it can be tough for even the professionals to keep up.
As an automotive technician, Jeremy learned the importance of breaking down complex technical subjects in understandable ways. As a tech writer for trade publications and Lifewire, he has endeavored to do just that on a much larger scale than he ever could have managed at his shop.
In addition to his tech writing, he is the author of the urban fantasy novel Mechanics of Death and the automotive blog crankSHIFT.
Jeremy graduated from Shorecrest High School in Shoreline, WA, and attended Shoreline Community College. His relevant education, which he earned through years of turning wrenches and tinkering with technology, is all practical.
"Technology is more complicated today than it ever has been before, and that trend isn't likely to make a U-turn any time soon. Whether you're trying to understand the inner workings of your car, phone, computer, video game system, or any other gadget or device, I'm here to make it a little bit easier."
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