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Articles

Here's a sample of the many, many articles I have written over the years, covering Tech & InnovationC-Suite InterviewsBusiness TrendsScience and  Politics

Tech & Innovation :

The drone wranglers: How the most authentic Old West town is delivering the future of flight 

Dec. 14, 2022

Pendleton, Oregon is mostly known for three things: rodeo, whiskey and wool. It might also be the perfect place to jumpstart a drone revolution.

Docusign re-invents itself, aims to create an ‘Agreement Economy’

April 11, 2024

E-signature giant Docusign aims to reinvent itself as the lynchpin of an emerging Agreement Economy by championing the new SaaS category of 'Intelligent Agreement Management' (IAM). 

Everything is moving to the cloud. But how green is it, really?

February 28, 2023

Our everyday tasks are increasingly digital, supported by tools and services that are based on some remote server farm. How do we assess the carbon footprint left by data centers?

AI in the court: Are robot judges next? 

Jan. 22, 2020

As in many other industries, AI carries great promise but significant risk for the legal industry. But when it comes to certain court cases, the stakes couldn't be higher. 

Here's how Intel's latest chip innovation is helping to secure the US nuclear stockpile

January 11, 2023

 

The Los Alamos National Laboratory needs both compute power and high bandwidth memory to run the high-fidelity physics simulations that assess the state of nuclear warheads. 

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C-Suite Interviews :

Box CEO Aaron Levie: Company culture and technology are inseparable

October 6, 2022

Box continues to add new capabilities to its cloud-based content management platform, as organizations adopt the technologies that complement their cultures.

The metaverse has one big challenge to overcome, says Autodesk CEO Andrew Anagnost

September 27, 2022

Autodesk is partnering with Epic Games and taking other steps to prepare its design software for the metaverse.

From software developer to CEO: Red Hat's Matt Hicks on his journey to the top

August 4, 2022

"You can't just be the best coder in the room," says Hicks, who takes the helm at Red Hat more than 15 years after joining the IBM-owned open-source software business.

VMware CEO Raghu Raghuram is ready for more SaaS: Are his customers? 

August 27, 2021

VMware's new CEO is focused on accelerating the company's SaaS and subscription business -- the hardest part may be accommodating the customers taking their time moving off premise. 

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Trend-Spotting :

The new space race will drive innovation. Here's where it goes next 

December 7, 2022

Sixty years after JFK declared the US would go to the moon, America's bold ambitions for space are back.

After COVID-19, what happens to the grocery industry? 

April 24, 2020

 

The global pandemic thrust the grocery industry into a slap-dash digital transformation effort. Once the crisis is over, stores will need a modern, safe way to revive brick-and-mortar shopping, says Grabango CEO Will Glaser. 

Amazon asks: Where do you want to take Alexa next? 

September 25, 2019 

AI assistants are about to break out of the confines of the home and the smartphone: Amazon's latest announcements show the uncertainty and the potential that exists at this juncture. 

CES exhibitors bet big on measuring, analyzing human performance

January 9, 2017

Real-time data lets us know more about our cars than our bodies, executives at CES 2017 lamented. That's about to change. 

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Science

Science:

Space junk is falling from the sky. We are still not doing enough to stop it

Dec. 14, 2022

Space companies want to remove their junk from orbit - but that's easier said than done.

Cancer therapies depend on dizzying amounts of data: Here's how it's getting sorted in the cloud

June 17, 2022

Innovators in the field of genomics are using the cloud, machine learning and other technologies to get a grip on the vast amounts of cancer-related data being produced -- with potentially life-saving results.

Politics

Politics:

Congress: 'It's time for a time out' on facial recognition

May 22, 2019

Members of Congress, both Democrats and Republicans, are expressing alarm over the misuse of facial recognition technologies.

Oregon lawmakers roll out bill to let patients get paid for health data

January 29, 2019 

As data becomes more valuable, and privacy seems increasingly elusive, state lawmakers in Oregon are starting a conversation about a new way to empower consumers. 

In GOP debate, Donald Trump is unpredictable and proud of it 

March 4, 2016 

Throughout the 2016 election season, I served as lead reporter during presidential debates. In addition to quickly writing breaking news articles during the debate, I was responsible for writing an article that provided the overall highlights of the debate and analysis of the night's developments. 

Florida man lands gyrocopter on Capitol lawn

April 15, 2015 

This is an example of a breaking news event that was completely unexpected. As the lead reporter for our political unit, I wrote up the limited information we had and published it as quickly as possible. I made several updates throughout the day, adding pictures and video that would make the story gain traction online. I kept the story updated until our Evening News team was ready to publish its own version.

As views on race relations dim, Obama grasps for historical context 

December 11, 2014

 

This analytical article helps readers put a series of news events into a broader context and offers an analysis of the president's reaction to those events.

5 possible outcomes of the Supreme Court Prop. 8 case

March 26, 2013 

The Proposition 8 Supreme Court case was highly anticipated, but the case was more nuanced than people may have realized. In this article, I  laid out the different options before the court as it considered California's gay marriage ban.

Why is Congress a millionaires club? 

March 27, 2012

This article helped launch a multimedia series about the influence of money in politics, which my colleague and I spearheaded for CBSNews.com. The article explains how Washington rules and campaign realities result in a Congress that's far wealthier than the American electorate.

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