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

10 Chrome Extensions for Developers

The 12 Gifts of Techmas

The 12 Gifts of Techmas

Gifts that geeks will loveYes, it’s that time of year when techies go to bed dreaming of gadgets, wall warts and blinking LEDs. In this roundup I have 12 gifts that any geek worth his salted hash would not just love but cherish (your...

Apple: A Pox On Your House!

Apple: A Pox On Your House!

I had the Yosemite upgrade downloaded and ready to roll but I was putting it off until I had some time when I wouldn’t be using my iMac. Pages not being able to access iCloud pushed me over the edge …

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

Every day you come across Web sites that are just plain wrong. Either they’re over-designed with way too much going on or they look like someone built the site with their eyes closed. And even if they’re well-designed there are...

Bluedriver: Vehicle Data Capture for Geeks

Bluedriver: Vehicle Data Capture for Geeks

If your car was made in 1996 or later it has an OBD-II connector and with Bluedriver, you can slice and dice its performance and problems and with Bluedriver's data sharing feature you're adding your vehicle to the IoT.

RoboBees to Save U.S. Agriculture ... in About 20 Years

RoboBees to Save U.S. Agriculture ... in About 20 Years

It looks like we're doing a great job killing off the bees with the toxic environmental mess that agricultural pesticides have created. So, how do we fix the problem? With robots, of course!

Are You a Digital Business Bozo? 9 Red Flags That Will Drive Customers Away

Are You a Digital Business Bozo? 9 Red Flags That Will Drive Customers Away

Building a small business is hard enough, but it is all the harder today because you have to hit the ground running with an online presence that works. Given that most businesses aren't tech-oriented and have hardly any digital...

Why Are Phishers Targeting Gamers? Because That's Where the Money is ...

To a scammer gamers are not just a huge target, they are a very valuable and easily accessible target.

7 Cool Free Open Source Projects You Need to Check Out

7 Cool Free Open Source Projects You Need to Check Out

The free open source world continues to expand at a phenomenal pace. These are great 'jumping off' points for developing products and technologies.

Top 10 Geek Travel Gadgets You Need

Top 10 Geek Travel Gadgets You Need

Geeks tend to travel differently to other people. They need their techie creature comforts at all times which means they want the latest and greatest in mobile computing, entertainment, and leisure pursuits. In this roundup...

12 Bluetooth Gadgets for Geeks

12 Bluetooth Gadgets for Geeks

A look at the latest and greatest Bluetooth devices you're going to want to get your hands on.

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