Karen is a technology, music and entertainment writer. Originally from New Jersey, Karen began her writing career in music, covering NYC and NJ punk rock and heavy metal bands. As an East Coast transplant in the Bay Area, Karen discovered her passion writing about consumer technology, apps and startups. She spends her spare time baking cupcakes and binge-watching House of Cards and Scandal.
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