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 2016

Review: <i>Steve Jobs</i> offers more Hollywood fiction than fact

Review: <i>Steve Jobs</i> offers more Hollywood fiction than fact

The latest movie about Apple's iconic leader, Steve Jobs, throws adherence to the truth out the window. But it's still a captivating look at the man.

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.

Tech Luminaries We Lost in 2014

Tech Luminaries We Lost in 2014

In MemoriamSome reached for the stars. Others had two feet on the ground. They were pioneers, inventors, rocket scientists, authors, scholars and entrepreneurs. You might not know their names, but you know their products, their...

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.

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.

'Jobs' the Movie Applies its Own Reality Distortion Field

Jobs, the feature-length movie starring Ashton Kutcher as the late Apple CEO Steve Jobs, will entertain Apple fans as much as it frustrates them with its dramatic reinterpretation of events.

Visual Tour: 9 Interesting Tech Projects From Kickstarter

Visual Tour: 9 Interesting Tech Projects From Kickstarter

Crowdfunding sites such as Kickstarter offer entrepreneurs new ways to realize their visions. Here are some proposals for tech gadgets from hopeful developers.

Top 12 Tech-related Google Doodles of 2012

Top 12 Tech-related Google Doodles of 2012

Google commemorates anniversaries and milestones with Google Doodles, customized versions of the familiar logo on its home page. Here are our favorite Doodles from 2012 honoring information technology innovators, inventions and events....

10 Essential Wordpress Plugins

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

Sites like Kickstarter offer both established businesses and startups a chance to finance their dreams.

'Twas Great to Receive: Our Favorite Holiday Tech Gifts

'Twas Great to Receive: Our Favorite Holiday Tech Gifts

Which technology presents did staffers from Computerworld and other IDG Enterprise publications most enjoy receiving this holiday season? Here are our faves.

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