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6 years of tech evolution, revolution and radical change

September 05, 2019 / Fredric Paul

Exactly six years ago today—Sept. 5, 2013—Network World published my very first TechWatch blog post. It addressed the introduction of Samsung's Galaxy Gear and the problem with smartwatches. Since then, I’ve written hundreds of blog posts on a dizzying array of technology topics, ranging from net neutrality to phablets to cloud computing to big data to the internet of things (IoT)—and many, many more. It’s been a great ride, and I will be forever grateful to my amazing editors at Network World and everyone who’s taken the time to read my work. But all good things must come to an end, and this will be my last TechWatch post for Network World. You see, writing for Network World is not my day job. For the last five and a half years, I have been editor in chief of New Relic, a leader in the enterprise observability space. But this week, I’ve taken a new position at director of content for Redis Labs, the home of the fast Redis database. I&rsquo...