Stories by Angela Gunn

Geek stars: The secret (nerdy) life of celebrities

We at Computerworld would be the last to say that science and technology aren't creative pursuits. Still, when most people say, "Oh, she's very creative," they're probably not talking about the subject's ability to perform higher math or engineer a network. Such people might be amazed to learn of the remarkable number of actors, directors, musicians and other celebrities who nurture an inner geek.

The HP scandal for dummies

I've been avoiding this thing. You've got one sentence. Fill me in. Officials at Hewlett-Packard Co. launched an investigation to track some leaks coming from the board of directors, and some of the methods used were ethically questionable, if not positively illegal; a lot of agencies are investigating, and HP investors are getting a bit jittery.