Glenn McDonald

Glenn McDonald is a freelance writer, editor, and game designer based in lovely Chapel Hill, N.C.

Strange and scary IoT hacks

10 alarming examples of AI gone wild

10 alarming examples of AI gone wild

Our dystopian future of machine learning breaking bad is already unfolding before our eyes

Behold the awesome office of the future

Behold the awesome office of the future

From shape-shifting furniture to holographic displays, the workplace of the future promises more than just another day at the office

10 strange tech stories from 2015

10 strange tech stories from 2015

From AI bosses to human batteries to samurai robots, the tech world never ceases to amaze

10 'Star Wars' technologies that are almost here

10 'Star Wars' technologies that are almost here

Lightsabers, landspeeders, protocol droids -- the Force is stronger in today's research labs than you might think

The most expensive PCs in computing history

The most expensive PCs in computing history

Raspberry Pi-like specs at recreational vehicle prices -- as computed in today's dollars

Welcome to the smart home ... of horror!

Welcome to the smart home ... of horror!

Security issues are darkening the future of home automation and the Internet of things

Tech apocalypse! 9 doomsday scenarios

Tech apocalypse! 9 doomsday scenarios

Far-reaching fallout awaits us at the littlest hack or glitch, thanks to our increasing reliance on hyperadvanced computing and vast communication networks

9 futuristic display technologies

9 futuristic display technologies

Fast-moving tech is redefining the electronic display as screens get bigger, better, and bendier

Weird science: The 10 oddest tech stories of 2014

Weird science: The 10 oddest tech stories of 2014

Online telepaths, culinary AI, criminal drones -- the tech world was full of offbeat surprises this year

Top 10 tech conspiracy theories of all time

Top 10 tech conspiracy theories of all time

From Wingdings to wage fixing, a leisurely scroll through some infamous IT intrigues

9 nightmare sci-fi virtual realities that are closer than you think

9 nightmare sci-fi virtual realities that are closer than you think

Emerging technologies in virtual and artificial reality blur the line between science and fiction

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