The Great Debate Series

Summary: Each week, ZDNet hosts The Great Debate, a real-time look at the big technology topics of the day and what they mean. Bringing together respected tech experts to debate the hottest tech topics of the day, the series aims to emulate an Oxford-style debate, with a dash of Fight Club mixed in. We expect -- and encourage -- your participation in this forum.

Past Debates

Do we really have a right to be forgotten?

This May, Europe's top court ruled that search engines must consider requests to exclude material that is "inadequate, irrelevant or no longer relevant" from search results.

August 18, 2014 -- 07:00 GMT (00:00 PDT) Moderated by Zack Whittaker

153 Comments

3D printing: Revolution or hype?

A 3D printer in every home? The next industrial revolution? Our debaters struggle to separate fact from fiction.

April 14, 2014 -- 07:00 GMT (00:00 PDT) Moderated by Jason Hiner

59 Comments