Technology Today

I write the weekly “Technology Today” column for the Florida Today newspaper, which is published by Gannett. The column appears every Friday in the Business section of the paper.

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2012 Columns

  • What was hot, what was not in 2012 (Dec. 28)
  • Mayan calendar didn’t foretell doom (Dec. 21)
  • What will it take to refire our space dreams? (Dec. 14)
  • Software turns cars into computers on wheels (Dec. 7)
  • YouTube, other social networks disrupt big media (Nov. 30)
  • Giving thanks for technology that improves our lives (Nov. 23)
  • 'Hybrid' shopping is easy . . . in theory (Nov. 16)
  • Digital democracy on the way? Don't count on it (Nov. 9)
  • Java's promise becomes a disaster (Nov. 2)
  • Newest Windows release seems like old times (Oct. 26)
  • Quantum physics at heart of computer (Oct. 19)
  • Press 1 for frustration, 2 to give up (Oct. 12)
  • It's time to put old search methods on the shelf (Oct. 5)
  • Technology changes how we experience music (Sept. 28)
  • Apple's iOS 6 brings Sandman to your phone (Sept. 21)
  • Friends don’t let friends drive with GPS (Sept. 14)
  • Kindle's Fire needs something new (Sept. 7)
  • Need to check your pulse? Get this app (Aug. 31)
  • Core Apple secret? Stuff works (Aug. 24)
  • Google hits the holiday road with recent purchases (Aug. 17)
  • Footwear tech toes the line at Olympics (Aug. 10)
  • Sun can fuel our energy-hungry world (Aug. 3)
  • A computer with big ears? It's a cool idea (July 27)
  • We can thank a cool guy for our comfort (July 20)
  • Scorpions' UV glow gives them away (July 13)
  • BlackBerry maker nearing irrelevancy (July 6)
  • Alan Turing's impact still felt today (June 29)
  • Computer screen is the Apple of my eye (June 22)
  • Help Dad demystify his PC from afar (June 15)
  • Technology winners, losers in the news (June 8)
  • Light summer reading: Relativity, cybersecurity, algorithms. Really. (June 1)
  • Theoretically green eggs, hold the ham (May 25)
  • FCAT fiasco more proof literacy's dying (May 18)
  • Hexbugs: creepy-crawlies with a robotic touch (May 11)
  • Tech failures can cost a company (May 4)
  • Apps just a tool to explore your inner artist (April 27)
  • Can victory lap inspire giant leap? (April 20)
  • Not a jerk? Then don't be one online (April 13)
  • Isn't technology supposed to simplify things? (April 6)
  • Software testers serve crucial role (March 30)
  • Tech career? Master the Three Ps (March 23)
  • Digital advances a chip off the old . . . tube (March 16)
  • Added cable fees too much for him (March 9)
  • Leap Year calculation not so clear-cut (March 2)
  • Cloud computing raises security bar (Feb. 24)
  • Engineering degrees open myriad job options (Feb. 17)
  • Valentine’s Day gets a digital boost (Feb. 10)
  • Social media fans say: 'Lookit me!' (Feb. 3)
  • Computers' metamorphoses huge (Jan. 27)
  • SOPA and PIPA? Slippery slopes to avoid (Jan. 20)
  • Kodak may be fading away (Jan. 13)
  • In 2012, to the cloud and beyond (Jan. 6)