- Ashlee Vance
Ashlee Vance (born 1977) is an American columnist. He is primarily known for writing for "
The Register" from March 2003 [cite news
url = http://www.theregister.co.uk/2003/03/24/sun_adopts_write_once_revise/ | date = 2003-03-24
title = Sun adopts Write Once, Revise Anywhere license
first = Ashlee | last = Vance | work = The Register] to August 2008, [cite news
url = http://www.theregister.co.uk/2008/08/21/av_off/ | date = 2008-08-21
title = "Reg" server and chip hack molested by Gray Lady
first = Ashlee | last = Vance | work = The Register] but moved to the
New York Timesin September 2008. [cite news
url = http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/09/02/godfrey-sullivan-takes-up-splunking/
title = Godfrey Sullivan Takes Up Splunking
first = Ashlee | last = Vance | date = 2008-09-02 | work = Bits Blog | publisher = New York Times] Vance covered companies such as
IBM, HP, Intel, and Dell, and also writes about a wide range of technology topics, including robots and Segwayscooters. He tends to write in a sarcastic, cynical tone, much as one would read in " MAD Magazine".
Vance has written a book, called "Geek Silicon Valley", on the history of the
Silicon Valley. [cite book
title = Geek Silicon Valley | publisher = Globe Pequot Press
first = Ashlee | last = Vance | isbn = 978-0762742394 | date = 2007-11-01] His writing often also appears in the "
New York Times" and the "Economist" and such publications as the " Chicago Tribune", CNN.com, the " Globe and Mail", the " International Herald Tribune", and CNET.
South Africa, Vance grew up in Texas. He now works in Mountain View, California.
Ashlee provides latest updates on Hardware & Server technology. Ashlee's latest radio talk show aims to make IT interesting for Register readers.
emi-Coherent Computing podcast
He also hosted an
audio podcastcalled "Semi-Coherent Computing", [ [http://www.theregister.co.uk/hardware/semi_coherent/ Semi-Coherent Computing] ] [ [http://www.theregister.co.uk/hardware/semi_coherent/headlines.rss Semi-Coherent Computing - RSS Feed] ] discussing enterprise computingtopics like Datacentercooling issues and blade servers. With notable guests such as, chip pioneer David Ditzel of Transmeta, Sun Microsystems, and Bell Labs. [cite web
url = http://www.edge.org/3rd_culture/bios/ditzel.html
work = The Third Culture | publisher = Edge Foundation, Inc
title = David R. Ditzel]
* [http://www.theduckrabbit.com/ Vance's web site]
* [http://www.theregister.co.uk/2004/08/13/vance_poll_results/ A poll taken about Vance]
* [http://helzerman.com/wp/?page_id=234 IBM interview with Vance]
* [http://blog.bitepr.com/2006/06/ashlee_vance_an.html Bite PR interview]
* [http://www.economist.com/science/displaystory.cfm?story_id=7055808 Story by Vance] in "
* [http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9C03E6DB163FF93AA35753C1A9659C8B63&pagewanted=print Story by Vance] in the
New York Times
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