Andrew Nusca

Former editor

Andrew Nusca is a former writer-editor for ZDNet and contributor to CNET. He is also the former editor of SmartPlanet, ZDNet's sister site about innovation. He writes about business, technology and design now but used to cover finance, fashion and culture. He was an intern at Money, Men's Vogue, Popular Mechanics and the New York Daily News. He is a graduate of New York University and Columbia University. He also happens to be a reformed rock drummer who digs food, cities, words and neckties. He is based in New York.

Andrew Nusca does not hold any investments in the companies he covers.

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Will Wikipedia fail?

Will Wikipedia fail?

Simply stated: according to cyberlaw professor Eric Goldman, Wikipedia will fail.According to Ars Technica, Goldman fancies Wikipedia, but thinks that the site contains the "seeds of its own destruction" -- and the online encyclopedia will need to choose between being "high quality" and "open" to survive.

February 12, 2009 by in Collaboration

Apple sets gag rule for iPhone app makers

Apple sets gag rule for iPhone app makers

A posting by Saul Hansell late last night on the New York Times Bits blog notes that Apple is forcing app makers to keep mum about their wares until noon EST today:The most interesting aspect of the launch of Apple’s new iPhone 3g Friday is the beginning of the App Store that will let independent software and Internet companies sell or give away applications for the iPhone. Lots of the companies are working on nifty iPhone apps.

July 10, 2008 by in Collaboration

Weekend Gadget Guidance: Put some pizzaz in your presentations with free Keynote Objects

Weekend Gadget Guidance: Put some pizzaz in your presentations with free Keynote Objects

There are a lot of ZDNet readers out there who have to give presentations at the office -- and any way to distinguish yourself from the monotonous pack is worthwhile.Thanksfully, iPresentee recently released free Keynote Objects, a package of 100 images suitable for use in Apple Keynote, iWeb and Pages documents (as well as Microsoft Word and Powerpoint, for that matter).

June 27, 2008 by in Collaboration