John Edwards

Technology Explained

John Edwards writes about technology. He also writes about the people and organizations that turn promising ideas into tomorrow's game-changing products and services. John is an explainer whose articles, reports,columns and books make complex ideas and cutting-edge concepts clear and understandable to business, technical and consumer readers at all levels.

John's expertise spans many technologies, including the Internet, networks, telecom, e-marketing, mobility, cloud computing, robotics, semiconductors and cutting-edge laboratory research. John has interviewed scores of technology pioneers, including Steve Wozniak, Michael Dell and several Nobel Prize winners. To stay on top of markets and emerging trends, John maintains close contacts with key individuals throughout the technology industry.

CIO Magazine, InformationWeek, Defense Systems, Defense News/C4ISR&N, IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, IEEE Computer, Law Technology News, Network World, Computerworld, Robotics Business Review, Semiconductor Engineering and RFID Journal are among the publications that have published John's articles. John has also written technology white papers and reports for The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, PricewaterhouseCoopers and The Economist Intelligence Unit. Past and current corporate clients include Microsoft, AT&T, Cisco Systems, HPE, IBM, CDW and Oracle. John's published books include The Law Office Guide to Small Computers (Shepard’s/McGraw-Hill), Leveraging Web Services (AMACOM), Telecosmos (John Wiley & Sons) and The Geeks of War (AMACOM).

John was born in New York City and is a graduate of Hofstra University. He currently lives in the Phoenix area.

Please take a few minutes to explore the site, particularly the
Articles page, which presents a selection of John's work on a wide range of technology topics.