Tom Foremski


In May 2004, Tom Foremski became the first journalist to leave a major newspaper, the Financial Times, to become a full-time journalist blogger. He writes the blog Silicon Valley Watcher — reporting on the collision of media and technology. Tom arrived in San Francisco in 1984, and has covered US technology markets for leading computer journals and newspapers around the world. Silicon Valley has become a Media Valley.

Tom Foremski is the publisher of Prior sponsors of Silicon Valley Watcher have included: Tibco Software, Infineon Systems, Intel, and Edelman. He has worked with IBM, SAP, Delphix, and Weber Shandwick.

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Watch the BS in Silicon Valley (and don't wear white shoes)

Watch the BS in Silicon Valley (and don't wear white shoes)

It's always interesting to meet with outsiders and to hear their view of Silicon Valley, just as it is to leave the valley and notice that there's a whole world outside that doesn't care about the things we get our underwear into a twist about. Last week I was on a panel with Carolyn Pritchard, from GigaOm, speaking about the future of journalism.

August 17, 2009 by

The Internet devalues everything it touches . . .

The Internet devalues everything it touches . . .

Ever since I first heard about the Internet and then saw its incredible development and application across industries, I've been on the look out for the economic effects of this powerful platform technology. The specific economic influence I've been looking for is a strong deflationary trend.

June 20, 2009 by