Mike Elgan

Contributing Columnist

Mike Elgan is a technology-obsessed journalist, author, blogger, podcaster and digital nomad. Learn more at his website: elgan.com.

Why Amazon’s home robot sounds like a terrible idea

What you need to know about the new world of social

What you need to know about the new world of social

Huge changes are suddenly taking place in the world of social media. It's time to throw away old assumptions about how social communication works.

Why Apple's coming 'iGlasses' will be better than you think

Why Apple's coming 'iGlasses' will be better than you think

Is Apple creating VR-type glasses? Prescription type glasses? Glasses for business use? Will they succeed? The answer is yes.

Why the future of robots is far better than science fiction imagined

Why the future of robots is far better than science fiction imagined

We've all seen the future in science fiction. In the future, robots that move, look, act and think like humans will coexist with humanity, doing jobs and even striking up friendships and relationships with people. In fact, the...

AI will understand the world (so you don't have to!)

AI will understand the world (so you don't have to!)

Here's a false idea the conspiracy theorists missed: Different AI services are conspiring to dumb us down.

It's time to ban news-choosing algorithms

It's time to ban news-choosing algorithms

Rise of the machines? Turns out "Skynet" isn't controlling killer robots. It's controlling us.

How social media will become the most reliable source of information

How social media will become the most reliable source of information

Today, social sites like Twitter, Instagram and Facebook drive the fake news disinformation crisis. Tomorrow they're our best hope for solving it.

Why just about everyone is wrong about 5G

Why just about everyone is wrong about 5G

The next generation of mobile broadband will neither solve all our problems nor cause new ones.

Why you should sign up for the Starlink public beta

Why you should sign up for the Starlink public beta

The future is coming soon from a low-earth orbit satellite near you. Don't be late for the launch.

Make way for the new head of remote work

Make way for the new head of remote work

Large organizations are suddenly hiring for a new position that will change your work life forever. Here's what you need to know.

Why it's unethical for businesses to use Facebook

Why it's unethical for businesses to use Facebook

It's time for all companies to stop using Facebook services, software, hardware and advertising. Here's why.

Inside Apple's 'Bionic Virtual Meeting Room'

Inside Apple's 'Bionic Virtual Meeting Room'

In the near future, you'll attend meetings in a conference room that exists in your Apple AR glasses.

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