Mark Gibbs

Contributing Editor

Mark Gibbs is an author, journalist, and man of mystery. His writing for Network World is widely considered to be vastly underpaid. For more than 30 years, Gibbs has advised on and developed product and service marketing for many businesses and he has consulted, lectured, and authored numerous articles and books about networking, information technology, and the social and political issues surrounding them. His complete bio can be found at http://gibbs.com/mgbio


Welcome to the 11th Gibbs Golden Turkey Awards

Welcome to the 11th Gibbs Golden Turkey Awards

With loins girded anew with cheap girders, we undertake again the traditional annual roasting of those who deserve a damn good basting. Without further ado, here in reverse order, are the top 10 Golden Turkeys for 2016 …

Tools you need: W3 Schools color libraries and Bootstrap Studio for Web building

Tools you need: W3 Schools color libraries and Bootstrap Studio for Web building

Color libraries and an integrated development environment for Bootstrap will make engineering your Web content a whole lot easier.

Alexa Voice Service, a singing fish, and the FABRIQ speaker

Alexa Voice Service, a singing fish, and the FABRIQ speaker

Lots of devices are getting Alexa Voice Service added; some you'd expect, such as the FABRIQ speaker, others, such as a hacked Big Mouth Billy Bass, not so much.

Putting Alexa on a Raspberry Pi

Putting Alexa on a Raspberry Pi

Amazon's Alexa Voice Service can be implemented on a Raspberry Pi and now, with support for "wake word" engines, you can build your own Echo-like system ... a PiCho? A PEcho?

It's time to rein in social media services

It's time to rein in social media services

It's time to rein in social media services. For the good of our culture and our political process, social media has to be banned from interfering with what should be free speech.

Float Shelf: An elegant way for Apple users to clean up their desktops

Float Shelf: An elegant way for Apple users to clean up their desktops

Prism's Float Shelf is a simple, elegant add-on for your iMac or Apple Display

dweet.io: A simple, effective messaging service for the Internet of Things

dweet.io: A simple, effective messaging service for the Internet of Things

dweet.io requires a minimum of fuss to setup and run which means that developing a messaging infrastructure for IoT systems is quick, cheap, and easy

Freeboard, web dashboards made easy

Freeboard, web dashboards made easy

If you've been looking for a simple, low cost web dashboard for your Internet of Things, Web app, or network monitoring, Freeboard is a great solution

7 Linux command line tools you didn’t know you need

7 Linux command line tools you didn’t know you need

The Linux world offers an incredible range of free and open source tools to do everything you can think of and lots of things you probably haven’t ever thought of. In this roundup we highlight seven command line utilities you probably...

What's in a Raspberry Pi name? How to rename your RPi under Raspbian

What's in a Raspberry Pi name? How to rename your RPi under Raspbian

How to rename your RPi under Raspbian

Using the Raspberry Pi to thwart the creepy clown menace

Using the Raspberry Pi to thwart the creepy clown menace

Using a Raspberry Pi, computer vision, and a neural network to thwart the creepy clown menace

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