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Mike Elgan

Mike Elgan is an American journalist, blogger, columnist, and podcaster. He is a columnist for publications including Computerworld, Cult of Android, Cult of Mac, Forbes, Datamation, eWeek, and Baseline.

It’s Time to Bring Back Techno-Optimism

When did technology become a bad thing? The world of technology used to be a source of inspiration...

Will the Facebook Bubble Burst In 2014?

 Facebook is the most “valuable” social network on the planet, at least on the basis of a...

Rise of the GoogleNet

The telecom industry’s old strategy of barely keeping up with the public’s demand for faster, cheaper Internet...

Google’s ‘Social Layer’ Now on 2 Million Sites

 "At its simplest level, Google+ is a social layer across all of Google's services." The words of Google's...

Why ‘Glassholes’ Are a Myth

Google Glass is taking technology-based privacy violation and rudeness to a whole new level, right? Google Glass users...

How Google and Microsoft Got Everybody Talking

Suddenly, everybody seems to be talking to their computers, TVs and mobile gadgets. Voice command software has been...

Why You’ll Get Google Glass

Lots of people say: "I would never wear Google Glass. They look ridiculous." But the appearance -- love...

Why YouTube Will Love Google+ Comments

The only thing YouTube fans and Google+ freaks can agree upon this week: YouTube users are revolting. Last...

Why Phone Numbers Are Obsolete

Quick: What's your FaceTime phone number? What's your Hangouts phone number? They're trick questions, of course. In both...

Google’s Magic Picture Machine Goes Beyond Science Fiction

Science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke said that “any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” But...