Great Debate

Each week, ZDNet hosts The Great Debate, a real-time look at the big technology topics of the day and what they mean. Bringing together respected tech experts to debate the hottest tech topics of the day, the series aims to emulate an Oxford-style debate, with a dash of Fight Club mixed in. We expect -- and encourage -- your participation in this forum.

The Great Debate

Gmail is boiling the frog – and we are the frog

Gmail is boiling the frog – and we are the frog

Google's steady push to become an intermediary for all of our communications comes at a cost – but do we care anymore about paying it? Judging by the results of the latest ZDNet Great Debate, the answer is... ribbit.

November 15, 2013 by

Money, speech and freedom

Money, speech and freedom

Storage is more than bits on a disk. Storage in its broadest sense defines culture. That is what the Bitcoin debate this week has been about.

October 11, 2013 by