Brian Lam

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For the founder and former chief executive officer of C-SPAN, see Brian Lamb.

Brian Lam (born 1977) is a writer and the former Editorial Director at Gizmodo, a blog focusing on technology. Gizmodo is owned by Gawker Media, where Lam first worked as a writer in 2006. Lam's apartment in San Francisco also acts as Gizmodo's headquarters in the city[1] (Gizmodo also has an office in New York City).[2] Before working for Gizmodo, Lam was a contributor and assistant editor for Wired magazine. He used to kickbox.[1]

Brian semi-retired from Gizmodo on September 4, 2008.[3]

On June 22, 2011, Lam announced, via a Gizmodo post, that he was stepping down completely from the site.[4]

In September 2011 Lam started The Wirecutter which started as his personal blog and a list of his personal recommendations for gadgets.[5] The growing popularity of The Wirecutter was featured in The New York Times in 2012. [6]

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  1. ^ a b Adler, Carlye (March 24, 2008). "Gear Blog Rivals Engadget and Gizmodo Turn the Competition Up to 11". Wired. Retrieved April 22, 2010. 
  2. ^ Leonard, Tom (April 20, 2010). "Engineer leaves new generation Apple iPhone on bar stool". Telegraph. Retrieved April 22, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Notes: Promotions, Evolutions and Unlikely Alliances". Gizmodo. 
  4. ^ "See you later". Gizmodo. 
  5. ^ "A list of the best gadgets". The Wirecutter. Retrieved November 8, 2011. 
  6. ^ http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/17/business/media/buffeted-by-the-web-but-now-riding-it.html

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