ZNF in 3D
ZNF in 3D

The Blog
Since 2005, Zatz Not Funny’s beat has been the digital lifestyle. We aim to cut through the noise to provide timely and practical streaming media and smart home insight. Our editorial approach harkens back to the independent gadget blog era by uncovering the smaller, yet no-less-meaningful, stories that mainstream media may overlook or have yet to discover. The site is consistently acknowledged as a top tech blog and the team has deep roots within the community – participating in various symposia and events such as CES, The Cable Show, and DEMO. In addition to their writing here, they’ve produced white papers, ebooks, and research reports, with select blog content syndicated to various mainstream media such as USA Today and the San Francisco Chronicle.

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The Team

Dave Zatz

Dave helped usher in the era of gadget blogging and is a pioneer of streaming media, dating back to the mid aughts, as a core member of the Slingbox team acquired by DISH for $380m and having unleashed the power of TiVoToGo. Beyond his industry work and commentary here, you might also catch him at other online destinations such as The VergeEngadget, and PC Magazine, while his Twitter soundbites have been recommended by the likes of ZDNet and the NCTA. His opinions do not represent those of his employers.

Mari Silbey
Mari’s tech career started when she became the default “IT guy” in her first job out of college. Since leaving help-desk duties to the experts, she’s focused on trends in technology as a consultant, writer and at-home gadget tinkerer. She launched and edited Motorola’s corporate Media Experiences 2 Go blog for four years, and currently has a regular gig with Light Reading, in addition to taking on various freelance projects. She’s a sucker for anything in the digital media space, is happy to review gadgets, and covers interesting happenings in cable and telecom. Her current business card reads: Writer/Cable Geek/Gadget Freak. Find her on Twitter at @msilbey.

Adam Miarka
Adam passionately tracks down newly released technology. Despite friends mocking his obsession, he’s always willing to provide customized purchasing advice to meet their needs. Adam also enjoys confusing his wife and 3 cats with new gadgets around the house. When not writing for ZNF, you can find Adam on Twitter at adammiarka or check out his attempt at photography on Flickr. You might even find him and his wife running an urban race in your city, just look for the Hustlin Hobbits.

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