Select recent stories

Computerworld, Managing BYOD expenses: How to get it right, Nov. 12, 2014

Geekwire, Lost forever? Archive Team says TwitPic is blocking photo download before shutdown, Sept. 17, 2014

Geekwire, How Amazon’s new Seattle office buildings will recycle ‘waste heat’ from nearby data centers, Sept. 15, 2014

Computerworld, Cloud BI: Going where the data lives, Aug. 20, 2014

The Economist, Making fancy fertiliser, June 20, 2014

Computerworld, Predictive data, the real workhorse behind the Internet of Things, June 11, 2014

The Magazine, Data Harvesting. Farmers consider — and worry about — large-scale cloud-based data collection (sub. req.), May 22, 2014

Seattle Magazine, The Third Man. Is it really just between you and your doctor at Washington’s many Catholic-affiliated hospitals?, June 2014

Sky Magazine (Delta Airlines), The Future of Intelligent Lighting, May 1, 2014

The Economist, Supercomputers: Game on, March 10, 2014

Puget Sound Business Journal, Conflict over marijuana law puts WSU, farmers in bind (sub. req.), Feb. 21, 2014

Medium, Don’t Call Us: Nancy Gohring makes a first world choice in a third world country, Dec. 17, 2013

Seattle Magazine, Mike McCaw’s stills boil and steam local moonshine, Dec. 2013

The Economist, Hot Property, Oct. 15, 2013

The Magazine, Laid out, Sept. 11, 2013 (if you aren’t a subscriber, you can read the story here.)

Computerworld, Using private cloud for all the right reasons, Sept. 5, 2013

ITworld, Data visualization: Beneficial but perilous, Aug. 15, 2013

ITworld, The thief in the 3D printing world may not be who you think, July 19, 2013

The Magazine, Inkheart, July 4, 2013

CNN/Money, Enterprises launch their own private clouds, June 18, 2013

CNN/Money, Lone Signal aims to send ‘hello!’ tweets to extraterrestrials, June 17, 2013

The Economist, Short-wave ga-ga, June 2, 2013

CNN/Money, Own your own Cray supercomputer for a mere $500,000, May 7, 2013

The Magazine, Lifting One’s Spirits, April 25, 20113

The Economist, Talking to Aliens: This is the world service, March 27, 2013

Computerworld, Cloud services can save you money — if you’re careful, March 13, 2013

The Economist, Plenty of bits in the sea, Feb. 28, 2013

Wired, Don’t Touch That Dial! Low-Power Radio is About to Make FM Hot Again, Feb. 28, 2013

MIT Technology Review, App Feeds Scientists Atmospheric Data from Thousands of Smartphones, Feb. 1, 2013

Computerworld, Speed up mobile app-dev with backend as a service, Jan. 30, 2013 (plus sidebar)

Wired, Your Android Phone Could Help Scientists Predict the Weather, Jan. 7, 2013

The Economist, Managing a vacation, Nov. 21, 2012

Regular gigs

I write daily stories about consumerization trends in the enterprise for CITEworld and two stories a week for my blog, To the Cloud, on ITworld.

Select stories from the archive

The New York Times, Because it’s there: putting Everest online, Jan. 23, 2003

The New York Times, NGO networks in Haiti cause problems for local ISPs, Feb. 22, 2010

The New York Times, On the reservation, the web plays dream maker, June 5, 2003

PC World, Android phones help poor farmers in Uganda, July 20, 2011

The New York Times, After a long climb, cyberchat on Everest, April 17, 2003

PC World, Egyptians find new routes to the web, Jan. 29 2011

Macworld, Jobs wanted own network with unlicensed spectrum, Nov. 15 2011

Computerworld, Google offered to split mobile revenue with Sun, Sept. 7 2011

Computerworld, Microsoft to pay out billions as part of Nokia deal, Feb. 13, 2011

The New York Times, Got a (legal) concert recording? Pass it on, March 6, 2003

The Seattle Times, Cray fills need for computer speed, Nov. 18, 2002

The Seattle Times, Lumera shifts from research to selling products, Nov. 1, 2004