Author Archive

Gideon Lichfield

Data

Why Nobody Can Tell Whether the World’s Biggest Quantum Computer Is a Quantum Computer

Scientists have been arguing for years about whether D-Wave’s device is really a quantum computer or not.

IT Modernization

How To Keep Up With Events in Egypt in Real Time Without Getting Swamped

Television feeds and live blogs worth following.

IT Modernization

Google’s Purchase of Waze Would Deal a Death Blow to Other Companies’ Mapping Efforts

The Israeli app offers mapping, navigation and traffic reports based on automated data from its users’ phones.

CIO Briefing

Edward Snowden’s Lesson to Both Businesses and the NSA: Your IT People Are Your Biggest Risk

Whether you’re running a 20-person office or the world’s biggest intelligence agency, remember who has the power to blow you up.