Joe Wilcox


Joe Wilcox is an editor, journalist and storyteller. He is best known for writing about technology trends, starting in the mid-1990s. He has worked for CMP, CNET and Ziff Davis Enterprise as staff reporter, JupiterResearch as senior analyst and BetaNews as executive editor. Wilcox was born and raised in Caribou, Maine, but now resides in San Diego, Calif., with his wife, daughter and cat.

Where to find Joe Wilcox online

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Responsible Reporting: Field Guide for Bloggers, Journalists, and Other Online News Gatherers
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 27,050. Language: American English. Published: March 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Overwhelmed by the Google "free economy" and post-PC devices and social services, news organizations often fail their responsibility to deliver accurate, timely reports. "Responsible Reporting" identifies problems with the online news news industry; sets realistic principles for news gathering and writing well; and proposes sensible practices for the era of contextual journalism.
Chromebook Matters
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,460. Language: American English. Published: December 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Hardware / personal computers / general
Google has done something seemingly impossible—with Chromebook introduce a compelling alternative to the Mac and Windows PC. If you’re thinking about buying a new computer, don’t. Read "Chromebook Matters" first. The book reveals the key benefits, identifies who the computer is (and is not) for, and explains how Google’s little laptop concept revolutionizes computing.
Comic-Con Heroes: The Fans Who Make the Greatest Show on Earth
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,180. Language: American English. Published: December 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)
San Diego Comic-Con's stars are the attendees. From the 2013 event Joe Wilcox introduces you to an archaeologist of toys, 14-Century knight and student of artificial intelligence. You will walk The Dark Knight’s sentimental journey, ride 19th-Century bicycles and time travel with Dr. Who. And you will learn that the best stories aren’t the ones we read or watch but those we live each day.
The Principles of Disruptive Design
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 11,400. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Industrial Design / Product
Seasoned technology writer Joe Wilcox explains what attributes make Apple products so successful and why Google is the emerging leader in disruptive designs. Eight "Principles" illuminate the emerging Star Trek-era of computing, when voice replaces touch as the major motif for interacting with tech devices. Apple led the touch revolution, but lags behind "touch less" leaders.
My Cat Wants to Know
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,120. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
"My Cat Wants to Know" features the work of 20 photographers, with their art set against 25 oddball and informative questions. The book is a quick, light read that tickles the fancy with dramatic and proud felines rather than cliché cute kitties.

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