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Mark Gibbs is an author, journalist, and man of mystery. His writing for Network World is widely considered to be vastly underpaid. For more than 30 years, Gibbs has advised on and developed product and service marketing for many businesses and he has consulted, lectured, and authored numerous articles and books about networking, information technology, and the social and political issues surrounding them. His complete bio can be found at

Building With a Wiki With TiddlyWiki

Last week I started to review TiddlyWiki, an amazing personal wiki, and explained how you can get started.

Goodbye Malware, Hello Micro-Projector

My malware saga has finally come to a satisfactory solution.

Malware Hunting

OK, about now my editor is going to be wondering where on earth this column is. It should have been in his hot, sweaty hands hours ago, but as I was beginning to write about a couple of searching tools my Windows XP SP2 machine started acting up.

How Big Boys Boost Cellular Signals

An add-on antenna improved life for me, until I met the Wi-Ex zBoost.

Will White Spaces Equal More Choices?

The real problem with broadband is the lack of real choice.

The Wolverine Internet Radio Is Almost Good

This week I have a new entrant into the dedicated Internet radio player market: The World Radio from Wolverine Data.


Four Tactics for Surviving IT Doom and Gloom

Sure, the market sucks -- but how much of a wuss are you going to be?

Errant E-mail to Me Will Cost You

Ignorance of the law is no excuse -- and when it comes to technology, the same rule applies.

Xcelsius: How to Ruin a Great Application

A really, really, really cool application gets sidelined in a swirl and flurry of filthy lucre.