Yeah, I get it. You’re busy. So am I. You’ve probably got a family, job, responsibilities, oxygen consumption, etc… and so forth. Believe it or not, I AM sympathetic.
With that said, life just doesn’t stop, does it? And if you’re in a business that focuses on information and knowledge as one of your key products or services, then you need to get some-what “hip” to up and coming changes to the tech universe. I have an idea! Start with the following 18 outlets.
Keeping ourselves abreast of, at the very least, some of these changes keeps our head in the game on the technology side of our business. It’s about remaining relevant in today’s never-ending deluge of headlines … and headline seekers.
But fret not. This handy-dandy list is easy to peruse at your leisure. Some are probably more applicable than others as some of the tech sites or blogs get in the weeds on techy things, like coding and ioS vs. Android platforms. But many cover their respective sectors from the 30,000 foot level — a place you and I should be familiar with.
Without further ado, and in no particular order — your new reading list …
WIRED | TYPE: Magazine/Online | COVERS: Technology and Lifestyle
ZDNet | TYPE: Online | COVERS: IT professionals and decision makers/CIOs
TechCrunch | TYPE: Online | COVERS: Core technology information
Ars technica | TYPE: Online | COVERS: Tech news, tech policy, It professionals
TheNextWeb | TYPE: Blog | COVERS: Business and culture related to technology
CSO Online | TYPE: Online | COVERS: IT security, risk management, cyber crime
Technorati | TYPE: Online/Blog | COVERS: Blogger enhancements, tech news
Krebs on Security | TYPE: Online | COVERS: IT security news, cyber crime
The Register | TYPE: Online | COVERS: IT, technology, and science news
Dark Reading | TYPE: Online | COVERS: Security professionals, data protection, cyber threats, tech trends
The Hacker News | TYPE: Online | COVERS: Cyber security, technologists, IT professionals
ThreatPost | TYPE: Online | COVERS: IT and business security
Fast Company | TYPE: Magazine/Online | COVERS: Business technology, amongst other things
Gizmodo | TYPE: Online | COVERS: Technology and science
CNET | TYPE: Online | COVERS: Consumer technology
VentureBeat | TYPE: Blog | COVERS: Technology innovation, tech research, C-level support
Forbes Tech | TYPE: Magazine/Online | COVERS: Tech news, digital game changers
Tech in Asia | TYPE: Online | COVERS: Tech startups in Asia