Jim Lynch

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Jim Lynch is a technology analyst and online community manager.

Jim has written for many leading industry publications over the years, including ITworld, InfoWorld, CIO, PCMag, ExtremeTech, and numerous others.

Before becoming a writer, Jim started his career as an online community manager. He managed Ziff Davis’ forums on CompuServe and the web including the PCMag and ExtremeTech forums. He’s also done community management gigs with the Family Education Network, Popular Mechanics and MSN Games. Jim still has a passion for well-moderated discussion forums that offer helpful information without a lot of flames, rudeness and noise.

You can visit Jim’s personal blog, or send him an email to share your thoughts.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Jim Lynch and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

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