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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Poll: Do you really use Wikipedia?

Poll: Do you really use Wikipedia?

"Wikipedia gets $890,000 for the Luddites," screams the headline of a post my intrepid CNET colleague Caroline McCarthy wrote earlier this week.If you haven't heard, the Stanton Foundation gave the Wikimedia Foundation the grant to hire three new developers and "commission research to identify the most common barriers to entry for first-time writers, and then work to systematically reduce or eliminate them...

December 5, 2008 by in Collaboration

Valleywag, Consumerist sites announce layoffs

Valleywag, Consumerist sites announce layoffs

A source close to Gawker Media informed me a moment ago that popular sites Consumerist, Valleywag and (NSFW) Fleshbot will may be shuttered will lose most of their editorial talent."Nineteen jobs will be cut," my source says, with a formal announcement from Gawker Media coming later this afternoon.

October 3, 2008 by in Collaboration

T-Mobile G1: Specs, pricing breakdown

T-Mobile G1: Specs, pricing breakdown

With all of the hooplah surrounding T-Mobile's announcement of the G1, I thought it useful to lay out the details of the phone:T-Mobile G1Fact: First phone using Google Android platformLooks like: A SidekickPrice: $179Manufacturer: HTC of TaiwanService: T-Mobile (SIM-locked)Network: both high-speed 3G networks and older cellular networks, as well as Wi-Fi.Availability: Oct.

September 23, 2008 by in Collaboration