Larry Seltzer

Contributing Editor

Larry Seltzer has long been a recognized expert in technology, with a focus on mobile technology and security in recent years. He was most recently Editorial Director of BYTE, Dark Reading and Network Computing at UBM Tech. Prior to that he spent over a decade consulting and writing on technology subjects, primarily in the area of security. He is the author of three books and thousands of published articles and many more unpublished, private reports. Larry has been Technical Director at several test laboratories where he both directed and ran product testing, with a special interest in test automation. Larry began his career as a Software Engineer at the now-defunct Desktop Software Corporation in Princeton, NJ, on the team that wrote the NPL 4GL query language. He also worked on corporate IT and software development at Chase Econometrics. Larry is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Public Policy.

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Support gets better in Whistler

Support gets better in Whistler

As I said in a recent column (see Microsoft'sbiggest failure), the sooner Microsoft abandons its unstable consumerWin9x code base for Windows NT code, thebetter for all. But stability isn't the only reason to make this switch, as even the first beta version of Whistler, the product thatwill be Microsoft's first consumer operating system based on NT code, makes clear.

December 3, 2000 by in CXO