Stories by Dan Gillmor

  • MY SAY: Getting back the HP way

    I offered a quiet cheer when the HP board showed Carly Fiorina the door last month. It was an overdue recognition that her tenure as CEO, while not entirely a disaster, was essentially a failure.

  • US lawmakers outlaw firewalls

    Since March 31, most corporate networks in Michigan have been using illegal technology. No, it wasn't an early April Fools' Day joke pulled off by the Michigan Legislature.

  • Linux edges into the IT mainstream

    I first met Linus Torvalds, founder of the Linux operating system, a little more than two years ago. I was in Finland, reporting on that tiny nation's remarkable technology community and its achievements, when I visited him at his small flat in Helsinki.