Sharon Gaudin

Sharon Gaudin is a science writer at Worcester Polytechnic Institute and an experienced technology reporter.

As the internet turns 50, experts weigh future advances and emerging issues

Should your next big hire be a chief A.I. officer?

Should your next big hire be a chief A.I. officer?

As companies increasingly turn to artificial intelligence to make sense of big data, communicate with customers, and find answers to vexing questions, some say it's time to think about hiring a chief A.I. officer.

Five pitfalls to avoid when migrating to the cloud

Five pitfalls to avoid when migrating to the cloud

These stumbles and losses could cause business execs to back off from a bigger cloud migration. It also could cause execs to lose faith in their IT leaders.

A.I. in the driver’s seat with the enterprise

A.I. in the driver’s seat with the enterprise

Artificial intelligence will be a critical driver of the U.S. economy. See what IBM’s Watson is doing at GlaxoSmithKline, Staples and 1-800-Flowers.

Enterprises get to work in the cloud

Enterprises get to work in the cloud

Companies are using the cloud for digital transformation, research and collaboration, and more are moving critical workloads there.

Good-bye Internet pioneers. Hello, Oath?

Good-bye Internet pioneers. Hello, Oath?

After its acquisition of Yahoo wraps up, Verizon plans to place AOL and Yahoo under the umbrella of a new company, called Oath.

After political Twitter bot revelation, are companies at risk?

After political Twitter bot revelation, are companies at risk?

With reports of Russia using social media and bots to push fake news to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election, questions are arising over how these same tactics could be used against an enterprise.

Privacy activist wants to unveil lawmakers' browser histories

Privacy activist wants to unveil lawmakers' browser histories

When members of Congress approved a resolution that would toss out significant online privacy protections, one Internet user decided to do something about it.

Coders and librarians team up to save scientific data

Coders and librarians team up to save scientific data

A group of students, computer programmers and other volunteers gathered on a snowy night at a former mill in Dover, N.H., to participate in a nationwide data rescue effort to archive scientific data that could be lost.

After rocky tenure, Mayer to leave Yahoo 'tarnished'

After rocky tenure, Mayer to leave Yahoo 'tarnished'

After nearly five rocky years as CEO of Yahoo, Marissa Mayer will be leaving her post with something of a tarnished image.

IT leaders say it's hard to keep the cloud safe

IT leaders say it's hard to keep the cloud safe

IT managers are finding it difficult to keep their applications and data safe in the cloud, and many are slowing cloud adoption because of it, according to a report from Intel.

DARPA: We’re on cusp of merging human and machine

DARPA: We’re on cusp of merging human and machine

Within three to five years, researchers could have a device that helps people with brain injuries form and recall memories.

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