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Global Editor in Chief of @TechRepublic and Global Longform Editor of @ZDNet at @CBSi. Co-author of @FollowtheGeeks.

Who will have the courage to build the future again?

zdnet.com — Changing the world comes cheap these days -- or, at least, our perception of what changes the world for the better does. In tech, it's become such a cliché to talk about changing the world that it's virtually synonymous with launching a product. That obscures something important. And we need to change it.

A softie of a mission statement: The TechRepublic Podcast, episode 4

techrepublic.com — On the fourth episode of The TechRepublic Podcast, Bill Detwiler and I do a deep dive on the state of Microsoft based on Satya Nadella's latest missive to the troops as well as the Amazon Echo and what it means for voice recognition, the internet of things, and the surveillance state.

The only two reasons to buy an Apple Watch, for now

techrepublic.com — In its first month, the Apple Watch quickly became the best-selling smartwatch on the planet - even if that's not saying much yet. But, there are still plenty of people trying to decide whether it's worth getting one. There are only two reasons to buy an Apple Watch at this point.

When the hype outruns the features: The TechRepublic Podcast, episode 3

techrepublic.com — On episode three of The TechRepublic Podcast, we talk about why 3D printing still sucks, the coming of the iPad Pro, and what the newly-unveiled Oculus Rift could mean for businesses.

Don't pet the robot cheetah: The TechRepublic Podcast, episode 2

techrepublic.com — On episode two of The TechRepublic Podcast, we talk about who won the DARPA Robotics Challenge, the state of startups and the companies buying them, and the big things happening in smart home tech. It's time for episode #2 of "The TechRepublic Podcast" where we talk about the latest developments in technology and what they mean for business and society.

The future of the Apple Watch: Three big questions

techrepublic.com — The Apple Watch is Apple's first big product move of the post-Steve Jobs era and a lot of the people who are buying it -- and will be buying it in the future -- are people who want to use it to be more productive.

Skip the vacation, wear the headset: The TechRepublic Podcast, episode 1

techrepublic.com — On episode one of The TechRepublic Podcast, we talk about the Apple Watch for professionals, virtual reality in business, resume tips for IT pros, and other important developments in business tech. Podcasts are back on TechRepublic. Today we're unveiling episode #1 of "The TechRepublic Podcast" where we talk about the latest developments in technology and what they mean for business and society.

Why Apple's quiet romance with the enterprise is on, but still needs work

zdnet.com — At different times in its history, Apple has shown mild disinterest for the enterprise, has actively courted the enterprise, and has looked down its nose at the enterprise. But today, while the company's marketing messages and its larger story are almost always centered around individual consumers, a huge chunk of the usage of its products is happening in organizations of all sizes throughout the planet.

My conclusions on Apple Watch vs. Android Wear, a one-month comparison

techrepublic.com — Smartwatches are the most overhyped technology of 2015, thanks to the arrival of the Apple Watch. Of course, Google's Android Wear has already been at this for over a year. After the launch of the Apple Watch, I wore both an Apple Watch and an Android Wear device for a month.

Apple Watch in the enterprise: Why Apple entered the fray on wearables and the Internet of Things

zdnet.com — With the Apple Watch, the world's most iconic technology company made its first big move into two markets that are preparing to reshape the tech world in the decade ahead: wearables and the Internet of Things. Apple is never a first mover into nascent markets.
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Jul 06, 2015

RT @infobldrs: Society’s biggest problems can be solved with #technology! @ZDNet’s @jasonhiner challenges us to think big: ow.ly/PedFh

Jul 06, 2015

How could tech entrepreneurs and investors truly change the world? I tackle that in my latest @ZDNet editorial: zdnet.com/article/who-wi…

Jul 06, 2015

Dear entrepreneurs and VCs: Who will have the courage to build the future again? zdnet.com/article/who-wi… tip @techmeme pic.twitter.com/rmp61YyquL

Jul 06, 2015

Nerd out on this: Attenborough narrates First Life, a VR experience that delves into the oceans of the Cambrian era twitter.com/VRFocus/status…

Jul 06, 2015

RT @ConnerForrest: 10 things you need to know about artificial intelligence tek.io/1R7OQGD

Jul 06, 2015

"Always be on the lookout for the presence of wonder." —E.B. White

Jul 04, 2015

@gina_bu2016 Thanks for your article on Locust Grove today & good to meet you (I was one of the costume interpreters). Good luck at the CJ.

Jul 03, 2015

@CTOAdvisor Thanks Keith! Really appreciate the kind words, my friend.

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