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

Komprise Co-Founder Krishna Subramanian on Data Management-as-a-Service

I spoke with Krishna Subramanian, co-founder and president, Komprise, about using Data Management-as-a-Service to manage data in a multi-cloud environment. What are the big...

Why Apple’s Enterprise Efforts Always Fail

Apple is again making a run at the Enterprise, and Forrester has released a report indicating companies could save around $300 a year in...

Tableau’s Philip Cooper on Data Analytics ‘Available to All’

Philip Cooper, VP of Product, Tableau, discusses the trend toward making data analytics tools available to employees throughout the organization, not merely the C-suite.  Among...

Top Ways Enterprises Apply AIOps for Network Management

Enterprises and their NetOps teams are challenged with sifting through large amounts of incoming data to identify technical, performance and security problems as they...

Dell’s Latitude 7320 Detachable and the Value of Business-Class Ultra-Portable Laptops

Since early 2013, the year Microsoft launched its first Surface Pro, PC vendors have been exploring the value and limits of detachable or ultra-portable...