Author: Joey Lombardi

Joey Lombardi is a technologist, wannabe chef, and a father to a very pleasant 2-year-old named Benjamin. Based out of New Jersey and most definitely not connected, Mr. Lombardi spends most of his free time inventing terrible voices to amuse his son. When he isn’t making his wife’s ears bleed, he collects his thoughts at and is a contributor at He also shares lots of odd news stories on twitter @joeylombardi.

You can’t ignore climate change

I recently started reading Tom Friedman’s book Thank You for Being Late. He lays out a timeline of technological accelerations (like AI and the growth of high speed bandwidth globally) that I thought would be good information for my podcast. Mr. Friedman devoted a chapter to climate change in the book and paints a fairly horrific picture that got me thinking about… Read more →

Farewell BabyCenter

I made a quick comment about this on Facebook the other day, but I wanted to formally announce that my time writing for BabyCenter is over.   Normally this time on a Sunday morning, I am searching news feeds for ideas for my (mostly) weekly article about parenting and raising a child, but the pressure is off.  After (exactly) four years,… Read more →

Google Alerts is Down (1/10/2017)

Heads up Google Alerts users… the service seems to be down. There isn’t anything on the Google Alerts page, but I poked around on twitter and found this article on Chron saying Alerts has been down for a few hours. The Chron post also links to a Google Product Forum that states the issue has been corrected… As of 8 PM EST my… Read more →

New Trend: Quitting because of Trump

It has been an interesting few months globally and here in America. The aftermath of the election of Donald Trump as POTUS has resulted in extremely mixed emotional reactions.  Recently, there has been news of these reactions taking place in an unexpected setting… white collar offices. The trend seems to have started with IBM. In November, after the election, IBM CEO… Read more →

Cutting the cord

I cut the cord this week and said goodbye to Comcast television and phone. I am going to tell you how I did it and the services I am using to replace what I eliminated. But first I am going to tell you why… People like to scream about how terrible Comcast is as a company and from a customer service… Read more →