Dan Ackerman CNET Staff

Location: New York

Occupation: Editorial Director / Computers and Gaming

Member Since: July 26, 2005

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A little about me


Short Bio: Dan Ackerman leads CNET's coverage of computers and gaming. He's written about technology and culture for more than 20 years and appears regularly as a TV talking head, including many years as the in-house tech expert on CBS This Morning. Dan's non-fiction gaming business history book, "The Tetris Effect" (Hachette/PublicAffairs), covers a tangled web of software licensing deals in the Cold War Soviet Union, and has earned rave reviews from the New York Times, Fortune, LA Review of Books, and many other publications. "Upends the standard Silicon Valley, Steve Jobs/Mark Zuckerberg technology-creation myth... the story shines." -- The New York Times

Tech Interests: Cell Phones, Deals, Home theater and audio, Smart Appliances, How to Tech, Apple news and products