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.

Comcast's silly propaganda helped kill municipal broadband projects

NASA breakthrough improves 3D printing in space

NASA breakthrough improves 3D printing in space

NASA's new technique allows 3D printers to create one object composed of multiple types of materials.

10 amazing (and bizarre) drone discoveries

From search-and-rescue missions to accidental discoveries of fossils and crimes, drones have been behind some fascinating discoveries.

A guide to the confusing Internet of Things standards world

A guide to the confusing Internet of Things standards world

Google's recently announced Thread standard for communication between devices connected to the Internet of Things joins several similar efforts.

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.

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