JD Sartain

tech journalist

JD Sartain is a technology journalist from Boston. She writes for PCWorld, Network World, CIO, & several other tech magazines.

12 top tech fields of the future

Hot jobs of the future

Hot jobs of the future

It is clear that new technologies like robotics, self-driving cars, 3D printing, drones, artificial intelligence and virtual reality will create major upheavals in all sorts of labor markets, not just technology. (Think self-driving...

How to survive the death of Flash

How to survive the death of Flash

What should an enterprise do with Flash. Ban it? Phase it out? Or accept that it will remain as legacy software for the foreseeable future? Here’s a guide.

An Adobe Flash flashback

An Adobe Flash flashback

A timeline of key events in the life of Shockwave/Macromedia/Adobe Flash

Why it’s time to start developing a drone security strategy

Why it’s time to start developing a drone security strategy

There’s no limit to the beneficial uses of drone technology. Dropping Zika-fighting pesticides or firefighting chemicals in remote areas. Search and rescue. Delivering emergency medical supplies. The list goes on and on. But what...

Hello HaLow: Your guide to the Wi-Fi Alliance’s new IoT spec

Hello HaLow: Your guide to the Wi-Fi Alliance’s new IoT spec

The Wi-Fi Alliance recently announced a new IEEE specification, 802.11ah, developed explicitly for the Internet of Things (IoT). Dubbed HaLow (pronounced HAY-Low), it’s aimed at connecting everything in the IoT environment, from smart...

How to fight off a zombie app-ocalypse

How to fight off a zombie app-ocalypse

If zombie apps are attacking your company, you need to hire an application assassin.

What's up with Google Fiber?

What's up with Google Fiber?

Who has it, who wants it, who gets it?

10 real-world robots

10 real-world robots

No longer relegated to science fiction, robots are invading the real world.

Robots invade the real world

Robots invade the real world

Innovation in robotics reaches into everyday life.

Does quantum cryptology offer hack-proof security?

Does quantum cryptology offer hack-proof security?

New quantum cryptology research could result in systems that are impossible to hack. But good luck trying to explain it to your boss.

Acquisition 101 – manage what matters

Acquisition 101 – manage what matters

What happens when your revenues double overnight? Multiple challenges required one solution.

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