Let it rain

Among the highlights of my time at CNET was traveling to Brazil and Colombia to explore the impact tech was having in emerging markets. This moment took place as a flash storm hit, sending most of the youngsters at this park in Medellin, Colombia, running for cover, though one just wanted to enjoy the rain.
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Techie bobsledders' gold-medal winning run

Covering the technology behind the Olympic games opened the door to covering the Vancouver Olympics, including following a team of techie bobsledders on their dramatic gold medal quest.
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Bill Gates during his 2010 college tour

Traveling with Bill Gates on his college tour earlier this year offered an incredible chance to spend time up close with the software titan-turned-philanthropist.
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Oh, Evilla

I had a blast covering the rise and fall of the Internet Appliance in the early part of this decade, including the ill-timed and unfortunately-named Sony Evilla (still unique for being one of the few devices to run the BeOS.)
Photo by: Sony

Searching for Zune-friendly Wi-Fi

Among my favorite things to do was explore San Francisco in search of the latest tech. In September 2008, I searched the city to find Wi-Fi connections compatible with the browserless 8GB Zune.
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Discovering Maker Faire

This year I made my maiden trip to the Bay Area's Maker Faire, an amazing collection of DIY tech, including this giant cupcake.
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