Mobile & Wireless

Blockchain

What Is Blockchain?

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Blockchain, the underlying technology that powers bitcoin, is one of the buzzwords of the past year. Practically everyone is talking about blockchain, and for good reason. Distributed ledgers, the term of art for blockchain’s underlying technology, offer an exciting new way to transact business without a central authority. Here’s a nontechnical, simplified description of the component parts.

Beware the Tales of Techlash

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Our technological evolution is happening faster than most people ever imagined, and it is clearly happening faster than society is able to deal with it. How should we respond?

The Case for Responsible Innovation

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Once a beacon of optimism, the tech industry has come under pressure as concerns about potential negative impacts of innovation mount. Here are three ways to approach the problem. Let's discuss.

LinkedIn Top Voices in Technology 2017

Your Picks for the Top 10 Articles of 2017

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I was honored to be named LinkedIn's #1 Voice in Technology for 2017. Congratulations to the other exceptional writers who made the list, and a very big thank you to my readers! As the year winds down, I thought it would be fun to recap your picks (by pageviews) for the top 10 articles of 2017.

The Death of the Internet: What Happens Now?

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Net Neutrality rules were originally enacted to ensure that all Americans would have equal access to a free and open Internet. We can argue about what Net Neutrality rules did and did not accomplish in a moment, but now I want to explore the most sensational of all the post–Net Neutrality fears: the death of the Internet.