Adventures in Sci-Tech, Space & Environment

“The Digital Diet” is on sale now

Introducing my new book: “The Digital Diet: A four-step plan to break your tech addiction and regain balance in your life” (Crown/Three Rivers). It’s now available at select bookstores and online for e-books (yes, that’s OK as part of the digital diet). Also, mark your calendar for the NYC launch of my forthcoming book, taking place...

Bloomberg, ABC and CBS

Bloomberg, ABC and CBS

Mar 21, 2011

A few projects to post here including a recent story I did for “Energy Now,” which airs on Bloomberg, about mini nuclear reactors; our latest version of ABC’s “Tech This Out!” that looks at high-tech home ideas including energy-saving tips, robots in the living room and gadgets for young parents; and the story I did for CBS Sunday...

DEMO 2011 for ABC’s “Tech This Out!”

DEMO 2011 for ABC’s “Tech This Out!”

Mar 14, 2011

We just got back from the DEMO conference in Palm Desert, CA, where we shot our first episode of “Tech This Out!” for 2011.  The conference gave us a chance to take a close look at some emerging technologies and products that may shape tomorrows technology landscape (including a “mind-reading” device, virtual dressing rooms, and a...

CBS Evening News: “Freedom Box”

CBS Evening News: “Freedom Box”

Mar 7, 2011

In case you missed it, here’s a link to the story I did for the CBS Evening News about the so-called “Freedom Box.” It’s a combination of hardware and software designed to circumvent government or corporate control. Obviously very relevant given today’s uprisings in the Middle East. It’s a lofty idea that’s spearheaded...

ABC’s Tech This Out! highlights

ABC’s Tech This Out! highlights

Feb 20, 2011

We launched the weekly show “Tech This Out!” for ABC News in September 2010 and produced 13 episodes over the course the year. We started in Silicon Valley and we ended in Taipei with countless adventures in between. We’re now working on the next series of episodes to start in mid-March 2011 and continuing our mission to make technology news...

MSNBC :: Details :: Barcelona

MSNBC :: Details :: Barcelona

Feb 16, 2011

The past few days have been a bit of a blur as I appeared for two segments on MSNBC Saturday to talk tablets and then jumped on a plane to attend Mobile World Congress in Barcelona for a future CBS Sunday Morning story about apps (kind of a sequel to my last one). Barcelona is a gorgeous city with its distinctive Gaudi architecture (don’t squint too...