Mike Elgan

Contributing Columnist

Mike Elgan is a technology-obsessed journalist, author, blogger, podcaster and digital nomad. Learn more at his website: elgan.com.


You can safely ignore Web3

You can safely ignore Web3

Today, Web3 is just a glint in the eye of some investors and cryptocurrency enthusiasts. It won’t happen soon — or ever.

Technology is to blame for the ‘Great Resignation’

Technology is to blame for the ‘Great Resignation’

Workers are quitting in droves. That’s the bad news. The good news is that technology can fix what technology broke.

Will Zuckerberg’s ‘metaverse’ change everything?

Will Zuckerberg’s ‘metaverse’ change everything?

Facebook wants to build the VR universe we all live and work in. Here’s what’s actually coming.

The rise of tablets: Why we don't need laptops or phones anymore

The rise of tablets: Why we don't need laptops or phones anymore

We may want them, but we don’t actually need them. Here’s why tablets can replace everything now.

8 surprising ways remote work helps  business

8 surprising ways remote work helps business

The sudden pandemic-driven rush to remote work in 2020 was an unprecedented experiment. Here’s what we’ve learned so far.

Old-fashioned business travel is dead (but don't blame the pandemic)

Old-fashioned business travel is dead (but don't blame the pandemic)

The norms and habits around traveling for work have changed dramatically in recent years. Here's what's different now — and why.

7 inconvenient truths about the hybrid work trend

7 inconvenient truths about the hybrid work trend

One silver lining from the pandemic may be the mainstreaming of remote and hybrid work. There are just a few problems.

Remote work 2.0 — when WFH really means 'work from anywhere'

Remote work 2.0 — when WFH really means 'work from anywhere'

Many companies have embraced a work-from-home model, but most aren’t prepared for what comes next. Here’s what to expect and how to get ready.

How social media will become the most reliable source of information

How social media will become the most reliable source of information

Today, social sites like Twitter, Instagram and Facebook drive the fake news disinformation crisis. Tomorrow they're our best hope for solving it.

Why just about everyone is wrong about 5G

Why just about everyone is wrong about 5G

The next generation of mobile broadband will neither solve all our problems nor cause new ones.

Make way for the new head of remote work

Make way for the new head of remote work

Large organizations are suddenly hiring for a new position that will change your work life forever. Here's what you need to know.

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