Bruce Stewart received a degree in Computer Science from Sonoma State University, but started working in telecommunications while still an undergraduate. After working on several large PBX installations, Bruce went on to manage the Telecom departments for two universities. Now focused on editorial endeavors, Bruce is a freelance technology writer and editor and an active parent of two young boys. When he's not writing or building Lego projects, Bruce is the editor of O'Reilly's Emerging Telephony and MacDevCenter.com sites.
With the goal of indexing the entire web by location, Fwix founder Darian Shirazi has had to dig in deep to location-based development issues. In this interview, Shirazi discusses challenges he sees in location and how Fwix is addressing them. read more
Future applications of biometrics promise increased security and convenience, but they could also dilute our expectations of privacy. In this interview, Where 2.0 speakers Mary Haskett and Alex Kilpatrick discuss what lies ahead in the biometrics world. read more
Usage restrictions and ever-expanding datasets make location data hard to manage. In the following interview, SimpleGeo's Chris Hutchins explains how companies and developers can address the location mess. read more
Electronic privacy protections worked great when mobile was a novelty and location services were confined to paper maps. But now, the ACLU's Nicole Ozer says companies and consumers need to pay heed to privacy concerns while we wait for the law to catch up. read more