Mike Elgan

Contributing Columnist

Mike Elgan is a technology-obsessed journalist, author, blogger, podcaster and digital nomad. Learn more at his website: elgan.com.

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Why it's time to augment our thinking about AR

Why it's time to augment our thinking about AR

The most revolutionary outcome of AR is that the physical world will function like the digital world. And that's a big deal for enterprises.

There’s method in Amazon’s hardware madness

There’s method in Amazon’s hardware madness

What Amazon understands about the future that most companies don’t: Virtual assistants belong on our bodies.

New tech inside iPhone 11 is the future of everything

New tech inside iPhone 11 is the future of everything

Apple has ultra-high ambitions for its new ultra-wideband chip. It’s more than just tag tracking and AirDrop. So much more.

Will Chromebooks rule the enterprise? (5 reasons it may)

Will Chromebooks rule the enterprise? (5 reasons it may)

Google schooled Apple and Microsoft in the education market by growing market share from zero to 60 in eight years. Insider Pro columnist Mike Elgan examines whether Google can do it again in the enterprise.

Why we shouldn’t let AI write for us

Why we shouldn’t let AI write for us

Artificial intelligence will benefit business in myriad ways. But AI that writes for us should be rejected completely.

Why recent smartphone ‘bad news’ is really good news

Why recent smartphone ‘bad news’ is really good news

Smartphone shipments are in decline, Apple won’t let you change the battery and other great news.

How I learned to stop worrying and love the splinternet

How I learned to stop worrying and love the splinternet

The web was never going to be worldwide. The idea of one single global internet is an obsolete fantasy.

How hearables will drive the attention economy

How hearables will drive the attention economy

A technology revolution in personal sound management will put you in control of your own attention in a noisy world.

Google needs to pull itself together

Google needs to pull itself together

It could be a much greater company if it could only figure out how to combine existing technologies into killer apps.

Why ‘ambient computing’ is just a marketing buzzword (for now)

Why ‘ambient computing’ is just a marketing buzzword (for now)

You’ll know ambient computing is really here when you don’t know it’s there.

Five reasons why smart glasses mean business

Five reasons why smart glasses mean business

Sorry, consumers. Smart glasses are for professional use only for the foreseeable future. Don’t try this at home.

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