Digital City: Episode 13

Episode 13 of the Digital City, where we discuss the Facebook koobface virus, PlayStation Home, sleazy old '80s urban video game arcades, and our New Year's resolutions.

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 Facebook koobface virus, PlayStation Home's launch, sleazy old '80s urban video game arcades, tech blog Gizmodo's cool NYC retro gadget gallery, our New Year's resolutions, and (seriously) Dance Dance Revolution: The Musical.

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