Mike Elgan

Contributing Columnist

Mike Elgan is a technology-obsessed journalist, author, blogger, podcaster and digital nomad. He writes a weekly column for IDG’s Insider Pro. Learn more at his website: elgan.com.

Is AI judging your personality?

Is that you or a virtual you? Are chatbots too real?

Is that you or a virtual you? Are chatbots too real?

There's a fine line between AI that interacts for us and AI that interacts AS us. Or is there a line at all? Will anyone care? Questions abound.

Will Google's AI make you artificially stupid?

Will Google's AI make you artificially stupid?

The biggest threat from AI isn't software that steals your job. It's software that steals your mind.

3 reasons you will be moved by haptics

3 reasons you will be moved by haptics

Forget today's buzzing smartphones and rumbling game controllers. Next-generation haptics make the virtual real and smart enterprises will take notice.

3 lies about Google Glass

3 lies about Google Glass

The conventional wisdom about Google's experimental smart glasses project is all wrong. Here's why

Why Android Wear is the new iPad

Mobile gadget revolutions happen only twice per decade, and one happened last week

How Tom Wheeler's FCC plan will wreck your Internet

Don't be fooled: The FCC chairman's plan is to profit big ISPs at the expense of everyone else

Inside Facebook's brilliant plan to hog your data

Facebook's 'Anonymous Login' is about neither anonymity nor logging in. It's about creating scarcity in the market for user data.

Why the social networks are falling apart

The new business model for social: Harvest personal data anywhere you can, then sell ads anywhere you can

'Smart bins' spy on Londoners' smartphones

Companies are getting more aggressive about using your smartphone to track you. Should you care?

10 shocking lessons from using only Google products

For three weeks, an Apple fan used only a Chromebook Pixel, Nexus 10, Nexus 4, and all-Google software and services

Google Glass mysteries revealed

After long list of announcements and revelations about Google's cyborg eyewear, here's what we've learned and what it means

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