Mathew Ingram

I'm a senior writer at GigaOm, a former columnist with the Globe and Mail and co-founder of the mesh conference in Toronto


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…


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…


Public shaming and freedom of speech: Why the rush to attack Pax Dickinson makes me nervous


Every week seems to produce a new poster boy for the sub-species of internet troll…


Do we really want Facebook to decide what qualifies as hate speech and what doesn’t?


Facebook has apologized for the way it handled “hate speech” against women on the social…


Facebook and death


As the dividing line between our online and offline lives continues to fade, more and more of what happens in the "real" world is also seeping into the online world -- and…