Rutgers Business School
Hardware and Software
Smart Home Technologies
Joel is a former Lifewire writer who has written thousands of how-to articles, breaking news, and reviews for PC Magazine and PCMag.com. While he's written mostly about desktops, laptops, network devices, and storage, Joel’s articles include automobile tech, business/enterprise hardware and software, consumer electronics, console gaming, travel tech, and smart home. He was responsible for managing PC Labs testing, as well as formulating new test methodologies. Joel’s articles also appear in print and online at ExtremeTech, Geek.com, and HotHardware.com.
He’s built and rebuilt countless desktop PCs but knows that most folks will just want to pull their new tech device out of a box and use it effectively.
Joel has a B.A. in English from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ and an M.B.A. in Information Technology from Rutgers Business School in Newark, NJ. He also studied Marketing at Boston College.
I've always been interested in tech, particularly how it can connect people and help us learn. Everyone starts as a novice looking for information, even the first astronaut who will walk on Mars and the engineer who will design the rocket to get them there. Let’s take those steps together.
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