Andrew has lived in San Francisco since 1982 and has been writing clever things about technology since 2011. When not arguing the finer points of portable vaporizers and military defense systems with strangers on the internet, he enjoys tooling around his garden, knitting and binge watching anime.
Everything Disney touches turns to gold (except 'Dark Phoenix')
Doesn't hurt when five of the year's top grossing films all come from the same studio.
After Math: Five big numbers (and one maddeningly small one)
Goodbye Greenland, hello new Florida archipelago.
AI and automation are making office life easier
Our days of data-entry drudgery are nearly at an end.
Kiki the social robot is a mechanical animal who wants to be your friend
But really, what's $1,500 in the name of friendship?
'Concrete Genie' fights childhood bullying with illicit street art
After Math: Never stop not watching
The Golden Age of Television is gilded in pyrite.
Hitting the Books: Modern surveillance and 'the science of happiness'
It's spying on your citizens, but for their own good.
Local governments are still woefully unprepared to fight ransomware
And that's making would-be attackers even more brazen.
After Math: How long is that in moon years?
It's like dog years but counting revolutions around the Earth as well as around the Sun.