again for our Website of the Week, when we showcase interesting and innovative
online destinations. Our web guide is VOA's Art Chimes.
week we introduce you to one of the Web's top sites for information technology
news, comment, and conversation.
Technica is the leading source for news and analysis that is of interest to
technologists," says Ken Fisher, editor in chief and founder of ArsTechnica.com. The site's name is a
hybrid of Greek and Latin, but the content is as up-to-date as the latest
are a lot of technology-oriented websites, of course, with news, comment and
product reviews, but Fisher says Ars Technica is different because of the
expertise of its staff and contributors, who are tech professionals.
when we go to a show — say Microsoft puts on a show
about technology — we don't really hang out with the
other press members that are there. We hang out with the engineers. And that's
really what gets us up in the morning; it's what were excited about, knowing
how things work and just being as accurate as possible."
says that professionalism extends to the reader forums, where the topics
include computers, gaming, mobile phones, and more.
very proud, actually, of the fact that we have a very mature audience, and
again that reliance on fact and accuracy means that the level of discussion is
much higher, the so-called signal-to-noise ratio is much better than you find
many places online."
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