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

Tech luminaries we lost in 2014

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: Ger Purcell

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

Premier 100 IT Leader: Tim Platt

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

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.

Microsoft Xbox One unboxing video

Hot on the heels of last week's Sony PlayStation 4 is the Microsoft Xbox One. The console got off to a rocky start earlier this year when Microsoft announced unprecedented and seemingly draconian DRM that would limit the ability to...

Sony PlayStation 4, the unboxing video

The next generation of video game consoles may've officially started last year with the release of the Nintendo Wii U, but with the console's underpowered tech specs and unimpressive market performance, some say the next generation...

Indie games win big at BostonFIG

On September 14, MIT hosted the second annual Boston Festival of Indie Games, or BostonFIG. The event, free and open to the public, had more than doubled in size since its 2012 debut, when all exhibitors were crammed into a few...

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