Wall Street Journal columnist Walter Mossberg discusses the future of the internet and the rise of the cell phone at the 2008 Aspen Ideas Festival, forecasting the fate of the PC and exploring the implications of the iPhone and other smart phones.
Walt Mossberg writes two columns and edits a third for the Wall Street Journal. He also publishes periodic interviews for the Journal and occasional blog posts on their site.
With Kara Swisher, he co-produces and co-hosts D: All Things Digital, a major high-tech and media conference.
Wall Street Journal columnist Walter Mossberg traces the history of the PC and how it "made possible the internet," and states that the PC as we know it has peaked. He also speculates on the future metamorphosis of the PC and how more kinds of devices will be connected to the internet.
Wall Street journal columnist Walter Mossberg explains why the iPhone is so revolutionary, explaining it is the "first hand-held computer with a PC-class operating system" and thus is no longer really a cell phone.
Wall Street Journal columnist Walter Mossberg predicts the continued development of identity theft along with the development of the internet. He gives advice on how governments and individuals can define and protect personal property on the internet.