Ken Gagne

Ken Gagne, a former editor for Computerworld, covers gaming, crowdfunding, and retrocomputing. You can see him on the YouTube channel Gamebits and hear him as host of the Polygamer and IndieSider podcasts. Learn more about him at KenGagne.com.


New Jobs movie: A quieter, more authentic portrait

New Jobs movie: A quieter, more authentic portrait

"Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine" opens today and explores the question of why so many people were so moved by a man who has been described as ruthless, egocentric and cruel.

Crash Override Network combats online harassment

Crash Override Network combats online harassment

The Internet is becoming a more dangerous place, with trolls and pranksters able to escalate online grievances into real-world threats. But the tide may be turning, as more intended victims start to fight back.

Tech luminaries we lost in 2014

Tech luminaries we lost in 2014

In MemoriamSome reached for the stars. Others had two feet on the ground. They were pioneers, inventors, rocket scientists, authors, scholars and entrepreneurs. You might not know their names, but you know their products, their...

Doxxing defense: Remove your personal info from data brokers

Doxxing defense: Remove your personal info from data brokers

Don't want your home address or other personal info published to the world? This weekend, take an hour or two to make yourself a less visible target.

Hands-on: WordPress 4.0 adds useful features to a rich platform

Hands-on: WordPress 4.0 adds useful features to a rich platform

WordPress 4.0, the latest version of the popular content management system, adds an improved rich-content editor and plugin discoverability to an already feature-full platform.

Review: Halt and Catch Fire adds sizzle to PC history

AMC's new TV series harks back to the early days of PCs -- but drama, not desktops, takes center stage.

Best Places spotlight: AMC Theatres attracts IT pros with cutting-edge tech

Ample opportunities to learn keep techies engaged at the No. 51 large organization on Computerworld's 2014 Best Places to Work in IT list.

Best Places spotlight: Career development is a strong suit at Caesars Entertainment

Managers at the No. 11 Large organization on our 2014 Best Places to Work in IT list go the extra mile to help workers succeed.

Premier 100 IT Leader: Tim Platt

This IT leader found value in engaging with employees and peers inside and outside of his organization.

Premier 100 IT Leader: Ger Purcell

Collaboration and employee development are two of this IT leader's priorities.

Review: It's easy to fall in love with Her

Smartphones have become so integrated into our daily lives that some people just love them. So what happens when they give love back? That's premise of the new movie Her, which opens nationwide today.

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