Craig MathiasPrincipal, Network World

Craig J. Mathias is a Principal with Farpoint Group, an advisory firm specializing in wireless networking and mobile computing. Founded in 1991, Farpoint Group works with technology developers, manufacturers, carriers and operators, enterprises, and the financial community. Craig is an internationally-recognized industry and technology analyst, consultant, conference speaker, author, columnist, and blogger. He regularly writes for Network World,, and TechTarget. Craig holds an Sc.B. degree in Computer Science from Brown University, and is a member of the Society of Sigma Xi and the IEEE.

A Facebook Phone? You're Kidding, Right?

No matter what Facebook might do strategically from this point forward, the concept of a "company" phone is worth discussing. And, just so you know, I think it's nuts.


Meet 802.11ac: The Next Wi-Fi Standard

The upcoming 802.11ac standard increases data rate and Wi-Fi range performance and overall signal reliability for better video distribution within the home.

More Proof that Security is Impossible

If the spend-spend-spend government refuses to secure critical systems, what hope can there be for us mere mortals?

Distracted Walking: Should it be a Crime?

Lawmakers should get back to work on the numerous real problems we pay them the big bucks to address.

The iPad -- I'm Only Sort-Of Impressed

Anyone who was worried that the iPad might replace a notebook or netbook needn't be so concerned - at least for now. The iPad is, first and foremost, an iPod - leaving a big zone of opportunity for business-oriented tablets.