Glenn McDonald

Glenn McDonald is a freelance writer, editor, and game designer based in lovely Chapel Hill, N.C.

Weird science: The 9 strangest tech stories of 2017

Danger, danger! 10 alarming examples of AI gone wild

Danger, danger! 10 alarming examples of AI gone wild

Our dystopian future of machine learning breaking bad is already unfolding before our eyes

Behold the awesome office of the future

Behold the awesome office of the future

From shape-shifting furniture to holographic displays, the workplace of the future promises more than just another day at the office

Weird science! 10 strangest tech stories of 2016

Weird science! 10 strangest tech stories of 2016

From erotic robotics to biotech for defying death, tech news sketched out a truly weird future coming soon

Weird science: 10 strange tech stories from 2015

Weird science: 10 strange tech stories from 2015

From AI bosses to human batteries to samurai robots, the tech world never ceases to amaze

10 'Star Wars' technologies that are almost here

10 'Star Wars' technologies that are almost here

Lightsabers, landspeeders, protocol droids -- the Force is stronger in today's research labs than you might think

EvilCo! 8 sinister sci-fi corporations (you could be working for soon)

EvilCo! 8 sinister sci-fi corporations (you could be working for soon)

Technical advances and the profit motive don’t always mix to the benefit of society

The most expensive PCs in computing history

The most expensive PCs in computing history

Raspberry Pi-like specs at recreational vehicle prices -- as computed in today's dollars

The 'Terminator' technology that's (almost) here

The 'Terminator' technology that's (almost) here

From cyborgs to Skynet, we're a lot closer to machine-ruled dystopia than you might think

Welcome to the smart home ... of horror!

Welcome to the smart home ... of horror!

Security issues are darkening the future of home automation and the Internet of things

Drones behaving badly: Dark skies ahead

Drones behaving badly: Dark skies ahead

Technical advances -- and questionable use -- are fast accelerating the need for policies regarding the unmanned future of our skies

Tech apocalypse! 9 doomsday scenarios

Tech apocalypse! 9 doomsday scenarios

Far-reaching fallout awaits us at the littlest hack or glitch, thanks to our increasing reliance on hyperadvanced computing and vast communication networks

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