Ken Gagne

Ken Gagne, a former editor for Computerworld, covers gaming, crowdfunding, and retrocomputing. You can see him on the YouTube channel Gamebits and hear him as host of the Polygamer and IndieSider podcasts. Learn more about him at KenGagne.com.

Tech luminaries we lost in 2017

Tech luminaries we lost in 2016

Tech luminaries we lost in 2016

We say a fond farewell to 18 men and women who left a lasting impression on the tech industry.

New Jobs movie: A quieter, more authentic portrait

New Jobs movie: A quieter, more authentic portrait

"Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine" opens today and explores the question of why so many people were so moved by a man who has been described as ruthless, egocentric and cruel.

Doxxing defense: Remove your personal info from data brokers

Doxxing defense: Remove your personal info from data brokers

Don't want your home address or other personal info published to the world? This weekend, take an hour or two to make yourself a less visible target.

Hands-on: WordPress 4.0 adds useful features to a rich platform

WordPress 4.0, the latest version of the popular content management system, adds an improved rich-content editor and plugin discoverability to an already feature-full platform.

Review: It's easy to fall in love with 'Her'

The new film by Spike Jones offers a 'surprisingly believable' love story between man and machine.

Who goes to an Apple II convention in 2013?

Who goes to an Apple II convention in 2013?

KansasFest is an annual convention for fans of the 36-year-old Apple II computer. Who are these people, anyway? We turned on a video camera and let them speak for themselves.

9 animated shorts that give Pixar a run for its money

9 animated shorts that give Pixar a run for its money

Who needs Disney? You can watch the best computer-animated short films the Internet has to offer right here, for free.

Premier 100 IT Leader: Lincoln Wallen

Movie studio DreamWorks Animation is in the business of fantasy. And CTO Lincoln Wallen is responsible for making sure that the team has the tools needed to turn fantasy into reality.

10 essential WordPress plugins

WordPress has developed into a full-fledged content management system. We look at 10 essential plugins that make it even better.

Crowdfunding: The latest way to get your project funded

Crowdfunding sites like Kickerstarter are offering both established businesses and entrepreneurs a viable alternative to venture capitalists.

Fixing Facebook: Tips for handling common complaints

Facebook users have a love-hate relationship with the world's most popular social network. Facebook's community is unmatched in size, providing an unparalleled opportunity to remain in daily contact with friends, family and...

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