ReadWriteWeb, 2008

Web 3 & RWW’s 15th anniversary

20 April was the 15th anniversary of ReadWriteWeb's launch, back in 2003. Usually I do an anniversary post, but this year I was a little busy with the arrival of my second child during April. Having a child puts everything in context. Just as I'm a product of Generation X, RWW was a product of…
Newsroom

April 2018: Newsroom job

This week I started a cool new job at Newsroom, one of New Zealand's premier independent media companies. I'll be their Chief Product Officer for a few days a week, and also writing my weekly technology column for the site. As I noted in my LinkedIn profile, I'll be responsible for building the Newsroom technology platform…
typewriter

March 2018: Blocksplain & column highlights

I've been doing a lot of writing recently. While I'm taking a break from the book world, I've been full-on with a new blog and my weekly newspaper column. Here are a few quick highlights... My new blog about blockchain and cryptocurrencies, Blocksplain, has been making an impact in the emerging "Web 3" ecosystem. As…
Blocksplain

February 2018: My new blog, Blocksplain

It's been over five years now since I left ReadWriteWeb. During that time I wrote and published two books - Trackers (2014) and Presence (2016). But it was time for a change in 2018, so I've started up a new tech blog. That's because I've become obsessed, in a healthy way, about blockchain and cryptocurrencies.…
The Bitcoin Supper

Top 5 Technology Trends of 2017

Every December I write a blog post looking back at the leading technology trends of the year. I first started doing this in 2004, when Read/Write Web was my personal blog. That was also the year "Web 2.0" was named, denoting the trend of using the Web as a platform. There's a connection, at least…