Josh Fruhlinger

Josh Fruhlinger is a writer and editor who lives in Los Angeles.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of ITworld, its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

It's (still) Windows 95's world. We just live in it.

Decoded! What not to say to your non-IT coworkers (and what to say instead)

Decoded! What not to say to your non-IT coworkers (and what to say instead)

Some phrases are guaranteed to annoy or baffle non-IT folks. Avoiding them may be just the boost your career needed.

Who is buying the weird, new top-level domains? And why you might (or might not) want to

Who is buying the weird, new top-level domains? And why you might (or might not) want to

Expressing yourself? Protecting yourself? Goofing around with a major brand's trademark? Everything is possible.

Enjoy your tiny payout: The weird world of tech class action lawsuits

Enjoy your tiny payout: The weird world of tech class action lawsuits

Class action lawsuits: they make millions for lawyers, but often leave tech plaintiffs with nothing to show for it but tiny checks and miscellaneous geegaws. Here are some of the weirdest.

10 (harrowing) tales of outdated tech used way past its prime

10 (harrowing) tales of outdated tech used way past its prime

If it ain't broke, don't fix it. If it breaks, buy a replacement part on eBay and stubbornly refuse to upgrade.

Workarounds, kludges, and hacks that will improve your life

Workarounds, kludges, and hacks that will improve your life

Whether you want to lower your cell phone bill or find true love, there's usually a way around your problems

Theory, practice, and fighting for terminal time: How computer science education has changed

Theory, practice, and fighting for terminal time: How computer science education has changed

When it comes to learning programming, some things have changed -- but not everything.

Welcome to the IT workforce! Here’s what we wish we’d known on day 1

Welcome to the IT workforce! Here’s what we wish we’d known on day 1

Leaving college and entering the job market? Learn from those who've gone before.

A match made in heaven? 10 tech mergers that defined the industry

A match made in heaven? 10 tech mergers that defined the industry

Execs at AOL and Verizon hope their merger will be a story for the ages, not a cautionary tale.

#Fail to the chief: When tech trips up presidential candidates

#Fail to the chief: When tech trips up presidential candidates

The run-up to the 2016 Presidential Election promises tech goofs, gaffes, and missteps galore. And we here at ITworld promise to keep track of them all!

Tech's ticking time bombs: The components you might (and might not) expect to wear out

Tech's ticking time bombs: The components you might (and might not) expect to wear out

Your computer's next point of failure might be further up the stack than you think

Inside the rickety, vulnerable systems that run just about every power plant

Inside the rickety, vulnerable systems that run just about every power plant

A security experts warning: We're using Windows XP for a lot of awfully important things and hoping for the best

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