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My name is Rich Brome. I spent the first 18 years of my life in scenic rural Virginia. College took me to wonderful Philadelphia, where I spent the next 18 years of my life. I attended Drexel University, worked at a few great startups, then started my own company: Phone Scoop.

Phone Scoop is my current project and full-time job. It's a web site about mobile phones for the U.S. It includes news, hands-on reports, a searchable database of specs & features, and a comprehensive glossary.

In 2020, I focused on helping with the COVID-19 pandemic in any way I could. That included creating COVID Help Map as well as designing and making 3D-printed PPE.

These days I live in NYC. I also dabble in Arduino projects, 3D printing, and patents. I'm passionate about the web, politics, the environment, space, architecture, design, and urbanist issues like mass transit, bike lanes, and zoning.

You can follow me on Twitter and Instagram.