Today marks the 14th anniversary of my first post on ReadWriteWeb, on 20 April 2003. Every year I do a post about it, but this year I'm adding my thoughts about the meaning of blogging in 2017. Do blogs even matter now? I think they do, but in an Internet
My weekly tech column has just launched at Newsroom, a New Zealand-based news and current affairs website. My debut column is about how Google is ushering in a new era of "AI first" technologies. This won't be an era of shiny devices. To paraphrase Doc from Back to the Future, "Where
I'm pleased to announce my role as Tech Columnist at Newsroom, a soon to be launched news and current affairs website. Full details in the press release below. See also Newsroom's announcement.
February 22, 2017 - Newsroom is pleased to announce that Richard MacManus, the founder of ReadWriteWeb, will be Newsroom's Technology
At the end of 2016, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) issued the first draft of a handbook entitled Ethically Aligned Design. The 138-page document provides guidelines for "prioritizing human wellbeing" in the development and implementation of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Autonomous Systems (AS). I'm sure we all
Each December going back to 2004, I've done a year in review blog post about technology. This year I'm focusing on technology trends rather than specific products. But I'll mention many of my favorite tech products as part of the review.
In time, we may look back on 2016 as the
Five weeks after the launch of Presence, I've had some nice reviews and sales had an early peak. Since then it's been a struggle...but a fun one.
The term cyberpunk went out of style in the 1990s...so why is Amazon still using it as a subgenre of science fiction.
In the future, it'll be as common to go "invirt" as it is to go "online" today.
With social media nowadays, it's not the true person you're seeing. Too often, it's an exaggeration and sometimes even a fake.