Edward Cone

Senior Writer and author of the Know It All blogEd Cone has worked as a contributing editor at Wired, a staff writer at Forbes, a senior writer for Ziff Davis with Baseline and Interactive Week, and as a freelancer based in Paris and then North Carolina for a wide variety of magazines and papers including the International Herald Tribune, Texas Monthly, and Playboy. He writes an opinion column in his hometown paper, the Greensboro News & Record, and publishes the semi-popular EdCone.com weblog. He lives in North Carolina with his wife, Lisa, two kids, and a dog.

Boeing: New Jet, New Way of Doing Business

Almost everything about the new Boeing 787 is different—from the cutting-edge materials and electronics used to build the plane, to the technology used during the design and assembly process....

Dalzells Filling Amazons Shopping Cart with Services

Rick Dalzells wish list at Amazon.com includes the original "Star Trek" series on DVD, a Sims computer game, and a book about trout and salmon that reflects his passion...

Inside eBays Innovation Machine

Business is steady on an early December afternoon at the iSold It consignment store on Skeet Club Road in High Point, N.C., as customers drop off items to be...

Wireds Chris Anderson: Less Is More

In early 2004, Chris Anderson, editor of Wired magazine, was asked to estimate how many of the 10,000 albums accessible via a Web-connected digital jukebox had at least one...

Robert Scoble: Life After Microsoft

Robert Scoble has earned a place in the history of corporate communications. Starting at Microsoft Corp. in 2003, he became the first high-profile blogger within a large business, ushering...

Latest Posts

American Connection Project Aims To Fill The Gaps In Rural Broadband

In the cloud era, digital connectivity is clearly a necessity. Yet many rural communities across the U.S. still lack this necessity, including farmers, who...

Predicting Cloud Trends for 2022: Migration, Multicloud and ESG

If you look to where cloud computing is likely heading in the year ahead, three key trends emerge, trends that span both technology and...

What Is Edge Computing? Why It’s Important and How It Works

In a nutshell, edge computing is any computing that occurs on the edge of the network rather than in a centralized server. If you dig...

Industry Analyst Michael Krigsman on Digital Transformation

I spoke with Michael Krigsman, analyst and founder of CXOTalk, about the evolution of digital transformation, and why the challenges for cloud native companies...

New Relic’s Bill Staples on Why Observability is Gaining Adoption

I spoke with Bill Staples, CEO of New Relic, about the value of observability, and why the challenges of managing today’s infrastructure makes it...