Press & Speaking Appearances

Here is a select listing HomeTechHacker appearances in the online press.

Last Updated 5/24/2023

May 2023The Forecast by NutanixExpert cybersecurity contribution and quotes for the article Behind the Smart Home Security Tech Boom
October 2022Anthony Avina’s Book Review BlogA review of my book, The Personal Cybersecurity Manual
October DiscoveryEditorial review of my book, The Personal Cybersecurity Manual
September 2022The SpruceI provided expert quotes and advice for an article about the best smart lamps
August 2022The SpruceI provided expert quotes and advice for an article about the best smart plugs
August 2022Feedspot I’m featured in the Top 100 Home Automation blogs
March 2022 – ongoingShoreline Area News Tech FeatureI’m an ongoing technology column contributor
February 2022Author Anthony Avina’s Blog – Book Reviews & InterviewA review of my book, The Home Network Manual, and an interview
December 2021Log and Timber Home LivingForever Home 2021 IssueContributed to the article Think Ahead: Investing in smart home technologies is an ingenious way to enable you and your home to age gracefully together
November 2021Reedsy blogGuest blog about writing The Smart Home Manual – How My Nonfiction Book Became a Reputable Tech Resource
February 2021Val Penny’s Book ReviewsA mention of The Smart Home Manual
January 2021Karen’s WorldA review of The Smart Home Manual
January 2021B for BookreviewA mention of The Smart Home Manual
December 2020How smart technology can improve your home – Companion StairliftsA quote about how smart technology can make a home safer and more accessible
October 20205 Reasons You’ll Love Having a Smart Home – Techdhome.comGuest posts about why you want to have a smart home
October 2020Reading Fanatic ReviewsListing of a review for The Smart Home Manual
October DiscoveryEditorial review of The Smart Home Manual
March 2020Running Home Assistant on a Raspberry Pi using Docker – CodeopolisA reference to my Ultimate Guide DIY Smart Home Guide in the article
January 2020Creating a smart Fireplace Switch With a Shelly Relay – Shelly Knowledge Base ProductsA reference to my article on how to make your fireplace smart using a Shelly 1 Relay in the official Shelly product documentation

Here is a select listing of my past and upcoming speaking engagements. If you would like to book me for an appearance or a contribution to an article, contact me.

Last updated 5/13/2022

Recent and Upcoming Speaking Engagements

UpcomingVarious podcastsContributions to home technology topics

Past Speaking Engagements

May 11th, 2022Aging In Full Bloom PodcastDiscussion of the benefits of getting started with a smart home and how to protect yourself on the Internet
July 24th, 2021Home Assistant PodcastKeyless Locks, Panic Buttons and automating Electric Fireplaces with Marlon
December 20th, 2020Home: On PodcastSmart Gifting with Marlon Buchanan (Home: On Episode #144)
December 13th, 2020Home Assistant ConferenceHome Assistant: The technology my family can’t live without (presentation & slide deck)
October 13th, 2020UPCEA West Region ConferenceProfessional Expertise & 21st Century Skills: Building Bridges Between the Academy and the Workplace With Digital Badges