Larry Dignan

Larry Dignan is Editor in Chief of ZDNet and Editorial Director of ZDNet's sister site TechRepublic. He was most recently Executive Editor of News and Blogs at ZDNet. Prior to that he was executive news editor at eWeek and news editor at Baseline. He also served as the East Coast news editor and finance editor at CNET News.com. Larry has covered the technology and financial services industry since 1995, publishing articles in WallStreetWeek.com, Inter@ctive Week, The New York Times, and Financial Planning magazine. He's a graduate of the Columbia School of Journalism and the University of Delaware.

Stephanie Condon

Stephanie Condon is a staff writer for CBS Interactive based in Portland, Oregon, covering business technology for ZDNet. She previously covered politics for CBSNews.com, as well as the intersection of technology and politics for CNET. Stephanie graduated with a B.A. in communication from Stanford University.

Natalie Gagliordi

Natalie Gagliordi is a staff writer for CBS Interactive based in Louisville, Kentucky, covering business technology for ZDNet. She previously worked as the editor of Kiosk Marketplace, an online B2B trade publication that focused on interactive self-service technology, while also contributing to additional websites that covered retail technology, digital signage hardware and mobile payment trends. Natalie attended George Washington University, where she studied communication sciences, and also the University of South Florida, where she received a B.A. in News-Editorial Journalism.

Latest Posts

The Holy Grid cometh

The Holy Grid cometh

Ian Foster is one of rock stars (if there is such a thing) of grid computing. For the last decade, Foster-- Associate Director of the Mathematics and Computer Science Division of Argonne National Laboratory and the Arthur Holly Compton Professor of Computer Science at the University of Chicago--and his cohorts have been working on a set of software services and libraries to develop open-standard grid infrastructure and applications.

January 23, 2005 by in Open Source

Life in a fishbowl

Life in a fishbowl

In the interests of research, one of my colleagues at the Labs is walking around wearing a LifeShirt from VivoMetrics. The LifeShirt contains sensors that track heart rate, body temperature and respiration, and wirelessly transmit the data to a PDA or PC.

January 21, 2005 by in Big Data Analytics

JOnAS getting traction overseas?

JOnAS getting traction overseas?

According to an InfoWorld report, the ObjectWeb consortium's most well known open source project -- JOnAS (aka Java Open Application Server) -- is making headway in Europe, particularly in France where ObjectWeb major backers Groupe Bulle, France Telecom, and France's National Institute for Research in Computer Scienceand Control (INRIA) hail from. The report quotes Shawn Willett, a senior analyst at Current Analysis Inc.

January 20, 2005 by in Open Source

First wave of feedback on "transparency channel" comes in

First wave of feedback on "transparency channel" comes in

With regard to ZDNet's experiment in media transparency, Dan Gillmor wrote in his blog:"In an ideal world I'd like to have had access to a full transcript as well, because I a) can read faster than I can listen; and b) I can quote more easily from text than audio. But that's asking a lot, partly because it's not cheap to get transcripts.

January 20, 2005 by in India

Health care IT coming of age

Health care IT coming of age

If you look around, you'll notice that health care is inching its way to the brink of a major technology overhaul. According to The New York Times (thanks to IT Facts, our sister blog, for pointed it out) yesterday, a group of 13 health and information technology organizations gave the Bush administration recommendations for a road map that encourage doctors, hospitals, and insurers to invest in modern information technology.

January 19, 2005 by in Enterprise Software

Top Stories