Mike Elgan

Contributing Columnist

Mike Elgan is a technology-obsessed journalist, author, blogger, podcaster and digital nomad. He writes a weekly column for IDG’s Insider Pro. Learn more at his website: elgan.com.

Is AI judging your personality?

Is that you or a virtual you? Are chatbots too real?

Is that you or a virtual you? Are chatbots too real?

There's a fine line between AI that interacts for us and AI that interacts AS us. Or is there a line at all? Will anyone care? Questions abound.

What happens when every nation censors search results globally?

What happens when every nation censors search results globally?

The dam has burst on governments asserting their right to censor the internet worldwide. Welcome to the dark side of information globalization.

Why it's time to augment our thinking about AR

Why it's time to augment our thinking about AR

The most revolutionary outcome of AR is that the physical world will function like the digital world. And that's a big deal for enterprises.

Why your company needs a BYOO (bring your own office) policy

Why your company needs a BYOO (bring your own office) policy

Remote work is not a trend. It’s there to stay. Insider Pro columnist Mike Elgan explains why it's time to re-orient your organization's thinking around workshifting and BYOO.

Shining light on dark data, shadow IT and shadow IoT

Shining light on dark data, shadow IT and shadow IoT

What's lurking in the shadows of YOUR organization? What you don't know can hurt you. Insider Pro columnist Mike Elgan looks at how your business is at risk and offers six steps to minimize it.

How fake news is changing the internet

The tools we all use for knowledge, communication and business are being re-engineered to stop disinformation. Is our loss of control worth it?

Ambient computing is in the air, but what is it?

A massive convergence of technologies will enable us to use computers and the internet without really using them.

Why Google Maps is the new social network

While Twitter tumbles and Facebook flounders, Google Maps has emerged as the best social network for businesses

Why 5G will disappoint everyone

Wireless connections that are 20 times faster? What could be disappointing about that?

Why everyone is talking about everything talking

Suddenly, we’re looking at voice-first everything — including the voice-first workplace

Social media and trolls: The end is near

A new service uses NFC and blockchain to end trolling forever. (And just in time)

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