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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Curb: Home power monitoring comes of age

Curb: Home power monitoring comes of age

I just received my electricity bill and, to my annoyance (and horror) the bill is just over $100 more than the previous month! I have mostly LED lighting and lots of home automation controlling everything possible and I seem to...

7 command line tools for monitoring your Linux system

7 command line tools for monitoring your Linux system

Here is a selection of basic command line tools that will make your exploration and optimization in Linux easier.

How to install Debian Linux 8.1 in a VirtualBox VM

How to install Debian Linux 8.1 in a VirtualBox VM

There are so many Linux distros available now that it’s hard to choose the one that will be the best for your purposes, but unless you’re looking for something with a specialized focus, Debian Linux has to be one of the best.

FCC to AT&T: “Unlimited means unlimited”

FCC to AT&T: “Unlimited means unlimited”

AT&T to pay a $100 million fine for abusing the dictionary

Baseball, hacking, and security

Baseball, hacking, and security

What is the probability of a baseball player hitting a home run? 9.43%, at best. What are the chance your organization being hacked? For most of you, damn nearly 100%.

The Linux AIO project: All of a distro's desktops in one ISO

The Linux AIO project: All of a distro's desktops in one ISO

Linux AIO combines all of the desktop environments available for each distro and wraps them up in a disk image for a “live” system

Gearhead Toolbox: A tool for ripping video and audio from online hosting sites

Gearhead Toolbox: A tool for ripping video and audio from online hosting sites

If you’ve been looking for a tool that can rip videos and you’re not a tech n00b then check out youttube-dl, a command line program written in Python that’s free and open source.

Ten hot Web developer tools that will make your life easier

Ten hot Web developer tools that will make your life easier

You can never have too many tools (though our wives might disagree when it comes to the garage). At least digital tools don't take up space so here's ten more to add to your toolbox ...

VisibleThread Clarity Grader: Improving your online content

VisibleThread Clarity Grader: Improving your online content

Good content means better user engagement but without tools to help you, polishing the text on a large site for maximum impact can be a nightmare: VisibleThread Clarity Grade may be your best bet

Tools for downloading Web sites for OS X, Linux, and Windows

Tools for downloading Web sites for OS X, Linux, and Windows

Got a big Web download job? You 'll need the right tools and HTTrack and SiteSucker are two of the best available. And they're free.

Projectplace: Outstanding project management

Projectplace: Outstanding project management

Combining Kanban, Gantt, document management, online meetings, and social, Projectplace is what you'll want to use for your next major project

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