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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An ode to the family IT guy

An ode to the family IT guy

Familiar with fixing technology for family members over the holiday? You're not alone. McSweeney's presents an epic, narrative ode to you: the tech-conquering hero.

January 23, 2012 by in CXO

The credit crisis, visualized

The credit crisis, visualized

Here's a great, visually-entertaining presentation that explains how the credit crisis started, grew, and ruined the system for everyone.The video is the work of graphic designer Jonathan Jarvis, and explains everything from leverage to the motivation behind subprime mortgages.

February 20, 2009 by in CXO

Are IT workers sabotaging the office to get ahead?

Are IT workers sabotaging the office to get ahead?

White collar employees across the nation are trying every and any way possible to get ahead in the office hierarchy -- including trying to sabotage office productivity so they can come to the "rescue" and gain favor and attention.Let's take "Jake.

January 16, 2009 by in CXO

Second Life's Linden Labs adds execs from Intuit, McKinsey

Second Life's Linden Labs adds execs from Intuit, McKinsey

Linden Lab, creator of the virtual world Second Life, announced today the appointments of Brian Michon, formerly VP of Engineering at Intuit, as Vice President of Core Development and Judy Wade, formerly a partner at McKinsey & Co., as Vice President of Strategy and Emerging Business.

January 26, 2009 by in CXO

Review: iolo System Mechanic

Review: iolo System Mechanic

There's always an arms race when it comes to the jack of all trades system tool: registry cleaner, anti-spyware, defragmenter, settings control panel. Some ZDNet readers, including myself, default to a combination of the free but popular CCleaner, Ad-Aware, Spybot Search & Destroy and an antivirus program.

January 21, 2009 by in CXO