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

The discerning nerd's guide to Raspberry Pi hardware (2016 mid-year edition)

IoT Engineering Tip: Simplifying SSH Host ECDSA Key Checking

IoT Engineering Tip: Simplifying SSH Host ECDSA Key Checking

If you keep wiping and re-installing the operating system on IoT devices such as Raspberry Pis, SSH will get cranky because the board's public key will change

Machine learning and forgery

Machine learning and forgery

A new algorithm from University College London researchers creates forged handwritten text that never was

Microduino mCookie; a platform for experimenting with the Internet of Things. Great idea but ...

Microduino mCookie; a platform for experimenting with the Internet of Things. Great idea but ...

Microduino mCookie; an experimental and educational platform for the Internet of Things. The hardware is great, the pricing is good, but the devil, as always, is in the documentation.

Bigfoot data: Disney patent to track visitors by their shoes

Bigfoot data: Disney patent to track visitors by their shoes

Disney plans to track you by your shoes ... and "The Happiest Place on Earth" might become "The Safest Place on Earth"

Initial State, powerful data capture and analytics for your IoT infrastructure

Initial State, powerful data capture and analytics for your IoT infrastructure

Just managing your IoT devices isn't enough; to get value from your investment in Raspberry Pi-, Arduino-, and Beaglebone Black-based IoT devices you need to capture the data they generate and slice and dice it. Initial State has the...

StayblCam, a cheap way to improve your crappy video technique

StayblCam, a cheap way to improve your crappy video technique

Simple, robust, and low cost, the StayblCam camera stabilizer will make your tracking video shots smooth and professional-looking

Big data paper shows stock market trades behave like light bulbs

Big data paper shows stock market trades behave like light bulbs

Big data paper shows once you remove noise from stock trade data, its patterns become surprisingly predictable, looks like light bulb failures

Enterprise encryption adoption up, but the devil's in the details

Enterprise encryption adoption up, but the devil's in the details

A new survey by the Ponemon Institute finds that enterprise-wide encryption strategies are accelerating but there are risks to consider

ChefSteps' Joule: Food meets tech. Result? Delicious!

ChefSteps' Joule: Food meets tech. Result? Delicious!

The Joule immersion circulator from ChefSteps cooks up sous vide with a big helping of technology for a great price

OS X code names for US election candidates

OS X code names for US election candidates

Apple marketing made OS X code names a 'thing' so why aren't they making point versions for the election candidates?

Houston, we have code!

Houston, we have code!

Apollo 11 went to the moon and back guided by a computer with 0.08% of the processing power of an iPhone 5s ... now you can read the code that drove the mission and try the simulator

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