Digital City: Episode 11

Episode 10 of the Digital City, where we discuss the best video games of the year (according to <i>The New York Times</i>), iPod shortages in retail stores, and Last.fm vs. SiriusXM.

Dan Ackerman Editorial Director / Computers and Gaming
Dan Ackerman leads CNET's coverage of computers and gaming hardware. A New York native and former radio DJ, he's also a regular TV talking head and the author of "The Tetris Effect" (Hachette/PublicAffairs), a non-fiction gaming and business history book that has earned rave reviews from the New York Times, Fortune, LA Review of Books, and many other publications. "Upends the standard Silicon Valley, Steve Jobs/Mark Zuckerberg technology-creation myth... the story shines." -- The New York Times
Expertise I've been testing and reviewing computer and gaming hardware for over 20 years, covering every console launch since the Dreamcast and every MacBook...ever. Credentials
  • Author of the award-winning, NY Times-reviewed nonfiction book The Tetris Effect; Longtime consumer technology expert for CBS Mornings
Dan Ackerman

On this week's installment of the Digital City, we discuss the best video games of the year (according to The New York Times), tough times for print magazines, iPod shortages in retail stores, Last.fm vs. SiriusXM, and a plan to use bicycle power to light up the Times Square New Year's Eve sign.

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