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Meet Sean P. Aune! Inside The Herd

by Sean P. Aune | April 7, 2011April 7, 2011 8:00 am PST

Into The Herd - Sean ProfileIntroduction

Name: Sean P. Aune
aka: @seanpaune

Position: Editor in Chief

What I Do in the Herd

Write up posts on just about everything under the sun, handle the scheduling, hand out assignments, write the weekly “Flashback Friday” column and avoid appearing on video at all costs.

Best Thing About Being in the Herd: Getting to cover all aspects of technology every day … and putting up with Noah and Jon bugging me in the company chat room.


Where I Live and Work: Kirksville, MO

When I’m Not Working I’m Into:

Watching TV/Movies/Anime, video games, working out, reading comic books & novels, listening to music and playing with my five dogs.

Tech Arsenal

Computer of Choice: Dell Vostro 200 (desktop), Dell Vostro 1500 (laptop), iMac 27-inch, MacBook Air 13-inch

Mobile Phone of Choice: Samsung Captivate

Gaming System of Choice: Xbox 360

Other Favorite Gadgets: Bose Quiet Comfort 2 headphones, iPad 2

Random Tech Top 5: Top Five Gadgets I wish I’d never bought:1. HD-DVD Player 2. Laser Disc Player 3. HDD for PlayStation 2 4. Power Glove for the original Nintendo 5. Sega CD Drive for the Genesis.

Gadgets I’m Lusting After: PlayStation 3 (I may finally break down and buy one this year), Kinect

Surfing the InterWebs

Favorite Web Sites: TV Tattle, SuperHeroHype, RebelScum, Dark Horizons, Engadget, MacRumors, my own blog

Web Sites I Don’t Understand: Facebook


What I Did Before TechnoBuffalo: Managing Editor at BLORGE, Lead Features Writer at Mashable, managed a comic book store, wrote for Wizard magazine/Combo Magazine/Beckett’s Hot Toys

Worst Job Ever: Working in a fireworks stand when I was like 11-years-old.

Best Job Ever (besides this one): Comic book store manager.  Tons of cool customers, some of whom I’m still friends with, and all the comic books I could read.


Random Thing You Don’t Know About Me:

I’m 6’4” and built like a linebacker.

Sean P. Aune

Sean P. Aune has been a professional technology blogger since July 2007, but his love of tech dates back to at least 1976 when his parents bought...