John Dvorak

John C. Dvorak is a contributing editor of PC Magazine, for which he has been writing two columns, including the popular Inside Track, since 1986. Dvorak has won eight national awards from the Computer Press Association, including Best Columnist and Best Column. Dvorak's work appears in several magazines and newspapers, including Boardwatch, Computer Shopper, and MicroTimes. He is the author of several books on computing including the popular Dvorak's Guide to Telecommunications. His radio show, 'Real Computing,' can be heard on National Public Radio. He is also the host of TechTV's 'Silicon Spin.'For more on John C. Dvorak, go to www.dvorak.org.

One Laptop Per Child Doesn’t Change the World

Hands Across America, Live AID, the Concert for Bangladesh, and so on. The American (and world) public has witnessed one feel-good event (and the ensuing scandals) after another. Each one...

Will Sony Ever Be Sony Again?

Sony was once perceived as the creative young upstart Japanese electronics company that could do everything better than the competition. This company was the king of innovation. It essentially popularized...

Net Neutrality Has a Spokesperson

The Net neutrality bill took kind of a weird turn despite its defeat, when the public got to hear the mouthpiece for the telecom industry, Senator Ted Stevens. Wow....

The Golden Age of the Internet

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Display Show Makes Trends Clear

Last week the Society for Information Display (SID) held its annual conference and exhibition in San Francisco. Youll find photos of many of its highlights in this weeks photo...

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