Blue is a ZDNet, c|net, CBS News journalist, educator, speaker, crisis counselor, and a volunteer NGO trainer. She is outspoken and controversial. She lost a domain to the Libyan Government, was famously yelled at by Steve Jobs, was the locus of Google's nymwars, and was the first female podcaster. Blue won a Federal lawsuit to stop an impersonator from using her name and likeness; she was SF Chronicle's sex columnist, is regularly censored, and she feels equally at home in a machine shop or tucked away with her laptop as she is on her motorcycle. Her sharp editorial eye and skill as an author has won many awards for her 40+ print books. She was the notorious sex columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle.
Violet Blue also headlines at conferences ranging from CCC (29c3), Security B-Sides, ETech, LeWeb and SXSW: Interactive, to Google Tech Talks at Google, Inc.
The London Times named Blue "One of the 40 bloggers who really count."
Latest articles from Violet Blue
The relationship between Yahoo and its Mail users feels like a sickeningly protracted cycle of abuse, but this week it conceded and gave Tabs back to users -- but anyone missing emails is still out in the cold.
A collection of notable new sex and technology news items. Covers innovation, legal issues, IP, privacy, controversies, business and more.
Ada's Technical Books in Seattle recently relocated, adding a cafe and more technical science, security, sci-fi and engineering books than before into its breathtaking new location.