Mathew Ingram

I'm a former senior writer at GigaOm based in Toronto, and I write about media, technology and the social web


Gigaom is dead. Long live Gigaom


Last week, the place I’ve called my online home for over five years — a site that has been one of the leading tech blogs ever since my friend Om Malik…


How media companies should be thinking about the Apple Watch


In case you’ve been in suspended animation, Apple finally announced the details of its new wearable computer — known simply…


Some thoughts on media business models


As the smoke begins to clear from the shut-down of my former employer and the rubble that was left behind starts to take shape, a number of nagging…


More financial details re: Gigaom’s debt

There’s been a fair bit written about what helped to take Gigaom down a week and a half ago, and the role that debt played in the company’s failure (I wrote a personal take on the demise of the company). In a story about the shut-down, Peter Kafka at Re/code reported that sources told him the company borrowed $5 million in a debt round led by…


Gigaom is dead. Long live Gigaom


Last week, the place I’ve called my online home for over five years — a site that has been one of the leading tech blogs ever since my friend Om Malik…


Meta-media alert: I wrote something about Medium’s new shorter post and “stream” features, so I thought I might as well post a link here — even though Evan said this wasn’t for status updates


David Carr was my friend


Writing about death is never easy. But it’s especially hard when it involves a close friend, and when you feel as though they left the party too soon, with so much undone, and unsaid. It says a lot about New York Times media writer David Carr that even though I wasn’t one of his close friends, he made me feel as though I was — and I know many people who felt the same…


Ubiquitous connectivity is more of a good thing than it is a bad thing


As smartphones and social platforms become more and more ubiquitous, debate continues over whether being…


I’m fascinated by Ello because it reminds me of when the social web was still new


Warning: This post may contain statements that sound like an old person lecturing younger readers…


What does the color orange sound like? Cyborg artist Neil Harbisson knows


In most cases, people who use technology to augment their bodies or their senses do so because they want to…


We mourn the death of Horse_ebooks because it represents something valuable that we have lost


If you don’t spend a lot of time on Twitter, you might not have noticed a death in…