Walt Mossberg

• Former Wall Street Journal tech columnist

• Founder of Recode & former Executive Editor of The Verge


Walter S. Mossberg is an American journalist. He is widely credited with pioneering the modern, consumer-focused, technology review and commentary.

From 1991 through 2013, he was the principal technology columnist for The Wall Street Journal. He also co-founded AllThingsD, Recode and the D and Code Conferences. From 2015 to 2017, Mossberg was Executive Editor of The Verge and Editor-at-Large of Recode, web sites owned by Vox Media. Mossberg wrote a weekly column for both and also had a weekly podcast, Ctrl-Walt-Delete. Mossberg was also co-executive producer of the annual Code Conference. He retired in July, 2017.

Speech topics

What I saw and who I met at the Tech Revolution

Ambient Computing - how the next ten years will produce yet another tech upheaval

The unintended consequences — good and bad — of the tech disruption of society


The Wall Street Journal Book of Personal Technology

This witty and candid guide cuts through the jargon, hype, and visionary mumbo-jumbo to explain in realistic, down-to-earth terms exactly what the newest computers, software, and communications devices can--and cannot--do for the average, intelligent "non-nerd."

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