Mark Gibbs

Mark Gibbs is an author, journalist, and man of mystery. His writing for Network World is widely considered to be vastly underpaid. For more than 30 years, Gibbs has consulted, lectured, and authored numerous articles and books about networking, information technology, and the social and political issues surrounding them. His complete bio can be found at http://gibbs.com/mgbio

9 chatbot-building tools

Spaced out tech auction: 8 vintage space items go on the block

Spaced out tech auction: 8 vintage space items go on the block

Incredible space memorabilia that will make you geek out!

Seven killer Linux apps that will change how you work

Seven killer Linux apps that will change how you work

Linux productivity toolsThe sheer number of Linux apps available today is mind boggling and one category in particular has exploded over the last few years … productivity tools. While there are a few well-known apps such as...

The 12 gifts of Techmas

The 12 gifts of Techmas

12 gifts that any geek worth his salted hash would not just love but cherish

10 Chrome extensions for developers

10 Chrome extensions for developers

Google Chrome needs a little polish and enhancement to really work with us instead of just for us

7 tips for speeding up OS X Yosemite (and a last resort if they don’t work)

7 tips for speeding up OS X Yosemite (and a last resort if they don’t work)

The improvements (so far) outweigh the problems, making this release, on the whole, an improvement and worth adopting

Spliddit: Algorithms to divide the rent, stuff, or credit fairly between people

Spliddit: Algorithms to divide the rent, stuff, or credit fairly between people

A new service, Spliddit, handles three specific fair division or "cake cutting" problems: Splitting rent, dividing goods, and sharing credit. It's based on serious mathematics but it still won't help you figure out how much each...

A dozen real desks of a dozen real techies

A dozen real desks of a dozen real techies

How does your desk compare?

28 crucial checks to make before launching your Web site

28 crucial checks to make before launching your Web site

From poor spelling and lousy grammar to broken images, missing content and broken links, here's a checklist of the stuff you need check before you set your Web site loose on the world.

Update on my Amazon Fire Phone review

After my review of the Amazon Fire Phone, Amazon's PR People got in touch ...

Bluedriver: Vehicle data capture for geeks

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about Automatic, a dongle that plugs into your car's OBD-II connector and sends data about your car's performance and your driving via Bluetooth LE to an app on your iOS or Android smartphone.

RoboBees to save US agriculture ... in about 20 years

If there are no bees left what will save agriculture? Robots, of course!

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