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

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Microsoft Windows 10 Wi-Fi Sense, an astoundingly bad idea

Microsoft Windows 10 Wi-Fi Sense, an astoundingly bad idea

Contrary to some of the more lurid commentaries out there, Wi-Fi Sense isn’t utter doom, death, and destruction. But, is it a really bad idea? Absolutely.

Windows 10 'gotcha' could getcha

Windows 10 'gotcha' could getcha

There’s always a “gotcha” in application software upgrades but even worse are the ones that find you in operating system upgrades.

Hello Windows 10. Hello Criminals.

Hello Windows 10. Hello Criminals.

Microsoft's free upgrade to Windows 10 guarantees that the scammers will be out in force. Warning coworkers, friends, and family is a really good idea.

Genetic programming meets regular expressions

Genetic programming meets regular expressions

Creating regular expressions for complex matching tasks can be incredibly difficult; genetic programming makes it easy

The Verizon Network Extender: Still crappy after all these years.

The Verizon Network Extender: Still crappy after all these years.

Despite more than three years in the market, Verizon's Network Extender hasn't improved ... at all.

The StageFright Vulnerability: Maybe the greatest Android vulnerability (so far)

The StageFright Vulnerability: Maybe the greatest Android vulnerability (so far)

Android's StageFright Vulnerability is epic and a huge warning about what's ahead.

Ultimate guide to Raspberry Pi operating systems, part 1

Ultimate guide to Raspberry Pi operating systems, part 1

Since we published a roundup of 10 Raspberry Pi operating systems the number of choices has exploded.

4 great Gmail tips you might not know about

4 great Gmail tips you might not know about

A short list of useful Gmail hacks that are surprisingly useful

Don't count on getting your stolen idevice back with Apple's Find My iPhone

Don't count on getting your stolen idevice back with Apple's Find My iPhone

Don't count on getting your stolen idevice back with Apple's Find My iPhone

Today's Lesson: Input devices; in the beginning was the keyboard ...

Today's Lesson: Input devices; in the beginning was the keyboard ...

Punched cards, paper tape, keyboards, mice, trackpads ... but what next? And can it be righteous?

Mobirise: A free, simple, drag and drop mobile responsive Web site builder

Mobirise: A free, simple, drag and drop mobile responsive Web site builder

I just discovered a free tool called Mobirise for building mobile and responsive Web sites that is, I think, quite excellent and definitely worth checking out.

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