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Jon Humphrey

Columnist • 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 and 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

Whatcom Regional Transportation Study (Deeply Flawed)

By Jon HumphreyOn Oct 03, 2018

It has been said before, for good reason, that there are lies, damned lies, and statistics. I am happy to say that my collegiate journeys took me down many interesting [...]

AT&T FirstNet (The Stasi Information Super Highway?)

By Jon HumphreyOn Aug 04, 2018

In the wake of the September 11th, 2001 terrorist attacks an understandably angry, grief stricken, nation would rush to try and figure out what went wrong. Predatory people and companies would [...]

Small Cell Shenanigans

By Jon HumphreyOn Jul 19, 2018

I’ll start this article with the two most laughable things to come out of the recently released documents for the telecom discussions this Monday. Most of the discussion in [...]

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Recent comments

"Thanks John, with all due respect, it’s 2018. It’s easy to do a secure online voting system instead of appointments. This rhetoric is not old, and I doubt anyone [...]

Oct 05, 2018 on
Hannah Stone selected for Bellingham city council

"I’m happy to say that Hannah and I had a great conversation about public broadband/Dig Once yesterday. She is very concerned about the Digital Divde, an issue that [...]

Oct 03, 2018 on
Hannah Stone selected for Bellingham city council

"Thanks Robert, we have gone to 2 council meetings, delivered a petition, held up signs, and spoken on the topic. We plan to do so again in the future. In the [...]

Oct 03, 2018 on
AT&T and the COB (Partners in Corporate Welfare)

"Greg Arnold says, “Not speaking as a representative of the board, but as a private citizen, I am very supportive of both public broadband and a reasonable dig once policy. [...]

Oct 01, 2018 on
Two dozen want Murphy’s Bellingham council seat

"Matthew Endrizzi says, “I fully support public broadband. The more accessible internet is to all income groups the better for all.”

Sep 30, 2018 on
Two dozen want Murphy’s Bellingham council seat
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