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Journalist, author, TV talking head

Dan Ackerman is a former radio DJ turned journalist and Senior Managing Editor at leading technology news website CNET. He leads a team covering the vast computer industry and writes about hot-button consumer technology topics, from virtual reality to cybersecurity. Dan appears regularly as the in-house tech expert on CBS This Morning.

His 2016 non-fiction 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.