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I am a native of Greensboro, North Carolina. My wife, Lisa, and I have two kids and a dog. I have worked as reporter, writer, and editor (Forbes, Wired, various Ziff Davis publications, freelance) and a columnist for the Greensboro News & Record. I am employed now by a research and consulting firm. This is my personal weblog. The opinions I express here are my own and should not be held against any other people, publications or organizations with which I am associated.

Readers say the darndest things...

"Ed Cone writes one of the most useful weblogs by a journalist." -- Jay Rosen

"generally smart and interesting" -- Monkeytime

"What is this all about? Why are you blogging it?" -- My mom

"Ed, your apology will be cheerfully accepted" -- Glenn Reynolds

"Ed is a powerful dude" -- Dave Winer

"an exemplary, even canonical journalist weblog" -- Dave Winer

"Ed Cone's column -- the new Viagra?" -- frograbbitmonkey

"Ed Cone's column…gets the culture right" -- Doc Searls

"the Ed Cone blog is trying to be reasonable, mainly...he's a journo with a blog on a mission" -- Richard Bennett

picture at left: detail of a portrait of me painted by Jack McCook