In 1966, NBC released an iconic but short-lived series that would inspire generations of inventors to bring about changes in our daily lives with technology that was once within the realms of strictly science fiction.
Irreverent, unapologetically arrogant and uncensored, IT Professional Services industry veteran Jason Perlow muses on a cornucopia of topics on all matters of Information Technology.
Jason Perlow, Sr. Technology Editor at ZDNet is a technologist with over two decades of experience with integrating large heterogeneous multi-vendor computing environments in Fortune 500 companies. Jason is currently a Partner Technology Strategist with Microsoft Corp. His expressed views do not necessarily represent those of his employer.
Google has its own vision for wearable computing that locks you into their ecosystem. How about an open specification for wearable human interface devices instead?
Products like Google Glass will face numerous adoption challenges because they present issues in any number of social situations where privacy or desire to be "off the record" is most cherished.
There are a number of features I'd like to see in the consumer release of Google Glass. One in particular is needed to give those not using these advanced lifelogging headsets some peace of mind.
Glass has now been 'jailbroken' with a well-documented exploit. So what can you (or others) do with a hacked headset? Apparently, a whole lot.
Samsung's launch of the Galaxy S4 appears to have received a very cool reception by initial reviewers. But does this indicate an overall trend acknowledging market saturation and the height of evolution for the basic functionality of the smartphone?
What happens if we progress to a culture dominated by augmented reality and lifelogging?
Lifelogging augmented-reality devices such as Glass are eventually going to become commonly used technologies. But what are the cultural and sociological implications?
Gartner's and IDC's first quarter 2013 PC sales numbers look bad, but we shouldn't be surprised because we saw this coming nearly two years ago. Welcome to the Cenozoic era, Cretaceans.
You think Google's Android OS is hopelessly fragmented now? This is just the beginning.
A pandemic in Asia, war in the Koreas, or a combination of these would create absolute chaos in the technology industry.
For real: Activision's computer-generated character animation is strikingly realistic, generated in real-time, and coming soon to a computer near you.
Many of you shared your fears of being enslaved to the Cloud. But groups who have traditionally been on the disadvantaged side of the digital divide are already using it to gain their respective freedoms.
The QNX operating system that runs at the core of BlackBerry 10 devices can run Android applications. But does that undermine native development for the aspiring smartphone platform?
My ZDNet colleague says you should avoid VDI and other remote desktop technologies when transforming enterprise apps for mobile. He's wrong.
The best of ZDNet, delivered
- 1 iPad Air heavy case showdown: Griffin Survivor vs. OtterBox Defender
- 2 New Linksys 802.11ac range extenders are a cord cutter's best friend
- 3 PC laptops and accidental damage: Best and worst warranties 2014
- 4 iPad at Work: The essential guide for business users 2014
- 5 Kindle Voyage: With the best e-reader, old eyes can do new tricks