Colin Neagle

Assistant Community Editor

Colin Neagle manages blogs for Network World, including but not limited to those published on the Cisco Subnet, Microsoft Subnet, and Open Source Subnet. He also writes feature articles and blog posts about emerging technologies, among other things, and he usually doesn't write about himself in the third person, so please don't judge him by this bio.

A guide to the confusing Internet of Things standards world

The FBI is both worried and excited about driverless cars

The FBI is both worried and excited about driverless cars

An FBI report lays out both the potential for driverless cars to be used as weapons and its advantage as a surveillance tool.

Google's smart contact lens is not what it sounds like

Google's smart contact lens is not what it sounds like

Google and Novartis are releasing a smart contact lens that measures glucose levels and corrects vision.

Bitcoin company bought Buttcoin.org site just to delete critical reviews

Bitcoin company bought Buttcoin.org site just to delete critical reviews

Butterfly Labs allegedly bought a site just to remove content that criticized it, a move that will only make its reputation worse.

'Google Glass cannot read your mind,' Google says about mind-reading Glass app

'Google Glass cannot read your mind,' Google says about mind-reading Glass app

A new app for Google Glass allows users to take photos using brainwaves.

Dumbing down the Internet of Things with Spark OS

Dumbing down the Internet of Things with Spark OS

A new technology stack aims to level the playing field in the Internet of Things.

Why Cisco, Intel, and Qualcomm are funding IoT startups

Why Cisco, Intel, and Qualcomm are funding IoT startups

Cisco, Intel, and Qualcomm play a significant role in the growth of the Internet of Things startup world.

FAA's ruling on smartphones during takeoff has had little impact

FAA's ruling on smartphones during takeoff has had little impact

Airlines have seen almost no increase in the use of smartphones, tablets, and laptops among passengers since the Federal Aviation Administration ruled in October that they are now allowed to do so during takeoff and landing, a recent...

How Microsoft envisioned the smart home in 1999

How Microsoft envisioned the smart home in 1999

Fifteen years ago, Microsoft made a video portraying what it predicted as the future "smart home," which is equal parts brilliant, funny, and creepy.

ISPs signed up Broadband for America members without their knowledge

ISPs signed up Broadband for America members without their knowledge

A group opposed to net neutrality is made up of seemingly random organizations that have no recollection of signing up as members, and in some cases aren't even aware of the net neutrality debate.

'Glasshole' app kicks Google Glass off wireless networks

'Glasshole' app kicks Google Glass off wireless networks

The app identifies a unique character string in Google Glass' MAC addresses when the device attempts to connect to a Wi-Fi network, and prevents it from doing so.

15 more weird things in the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things is growing, and the things are getting weirder by the day.

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