Jon Humphrey

Citizen Journalist • Bellingham • Member since May 23, 2017

Jon Humphrey is currently a music educator in Bellingham and very active in the community. He also has decades of professional IT experience including everything from support to development. He considers Bellingham to be the best place he has ever lived and has been here for over 8 years now. He has been interested in technology, music, and science since he was very young and holds a degree in Music Production/Technology from the prestigious Hartt School. He started writing for his high school newspaper and has even published a sci-fi novel on Amazon. Aside from his above interests, Jon spends his time repairing electronics, cars, hiking, diving, and motorcycling. He is a well known figure in the Open Source and Retro Gaming communities and does what he can to support them. He also cares very much about the environment, homelessness, and digital divide issues and does what he can on those fronts too.

Articles by Jon Humphrey

What’s the BAG Been Up To?

By Jon HumphreyOn Sep 24, 2021

It has been a while since I’ve written about the Broadband Advisory Group (BAG). This is an update, a short update, because in spite of months of meetings, their [...]

Comcast for Your Small Business

By Jon HumphreyOn Jul 25, 2021

I took my kids to Bloedel Donovan Park recently to rent a paddle boat, but in the building that operates the rental business, the internet was down, as it often [...]

Bye, Felicia

By Jon HumphreyOn Jul 12, 2021

For those new to the concept of the phrase, “Bye, Felicia!” allow me to explain. This phrase comes from an iconic scene in the movie, “Friday.” It is now [...]

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Ranked Choice Voting Always Beats Winner-Take-All

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Our Public Property Rights For Sale - Cheap!

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Jul 26, 2021 on
The Monumentally Moronic Mindlessness Of YouTube

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Jul 26, 2021 on
The Monumentally Moronic Mindlessness Of YouTube

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