Johanna Ambrosio

Managing Editor, Technologies

Johanna Ambrosio is Computerworld's managing editor of technologies. In that role she assigns, edits and packages features about technologies that are, or shortly will be, important to our IT readers. Johanna's been a member of the IT press for over 20 years, covering just about every beat area imaginable, including "office automation" back in the day. Johanna made the leap to the Web as online editor of Computerworld in 1997 and has been there ever since.


Self-publishing e-books: How to get started

Self-publishing has become an increasingly important industry for both individual authors and businesses who want to put out their own books. But how do you begin? Here are some tips for self-starters.

Premier 100 IT Leader: Ronald S. Chandler

No 'pocket-protector geek,' this school district CIO strives to be an agent of change.

So much data, so little security -- what happens if your city gets hacked?

Businesses and individuals had better brace themselves for new security realities as society moves away from the traditional data sharing equation that has worked well for a couple of decades.

Hard drive in slow mo'

If you've ever wondered what happens with a hard drive when you request data from your computer -- and, really, who hasn't? -- then this one's for you. Those wild and crazy Slow Mo Guys, Dan and Gav, removed the cover of a 500GB...

Best Places spotlight: IT pros take pride in helping patients at Johns Hopkins Medicine

The opportunity to work with exciting new technologies and the knowledge that their work helps patients are big attractions for IT employees at the No. 70-ranked organization on our 2013 Best Places to Work in IT list.

Let an LED be your umbrella

Pretty. But will these short out in the rain? Hopefully the creators of The Umbrella Project won't have to find out. On Sunday evening in Cambridge, Mass., on the MIT campus, dancers with LED-laden umbrellas will take to the...

Nerdy girls unite!

What's cooler than a herd of nerd girls working on a solar-powered car? Not much, in my opinion. In this video, students at Tufts University talk about the car they're crafting, along with why they love being engineers-in-training...

Google Glass roundup

As Google Glass makes its way into the world, there are, of course, different takes on its features and functions. Here's a roundup of recent opinions, ranging from CNN to Engadget and an entertaining Saturday Night Live skit about...

Playing and working differently

Anyone who complains about how difficult computers are to use should have tried it, say, 25 years ago to see just how far the industry has come. (And of course it's not yet really 'easy' - but it is tons better than the old C:...

Spring cleaning? Here's a lending library for the stuff you don't need right now

Just in time for spring cleaning, a smart guy has figured out a way to take your spare stuff off your hands, even if for a little bit. His mantra: Borrow what you need, share what you don't use. Geir Engdahl, former Googler and...

Video chats with 7 premier IT leaders

This week marked the annual Computerworld Premier 100 conference, where IT leaders from around the world gathered in Tucson, Ariz., to hear from peers about innovative projects and be honored for their own work.  Several of these...

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