Mark 'Rizzn' Hopkins

Founding Editor of SiliconANGLE. Executive Producer of theCube.

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Moving on from SiliconANGLE

Hello, my friends, readers, coworkers and peers. It’s been a while since I’ve done a proper update here, but I wanted to drop everyone a quick note to say that I’ve officially moved on from SiliconANGLE. As many of you noted on LinkedIN, I’ve...

A Case for Re-organizing America

A powerful idea in a compelling map While going through my morning reading, I found an interview of Parag Khanna in the Washington Post promoting his new book “Connectography: Mapping the Future of Global Civilization,” a book that points to the inevitable future...

Moving on from SiliconANGLE

Hello, my friends, readers, coworkers and peers. It’s been a while since I’ve done a proper update here, but I wanted to drop everyone a quick note to say that I’ve officially moved on from SiliconANGLE. As many of you noted on LinkedIN, I’ve...

Insightful Political Commentary (or not)

This is about the time in the political cycle where everyone gets sucked into talking about the Presidential rat-race. I usually devote my commentary to what the candidates are saying about technology, as politics/tech intersection has been my beat for decades, now. I...

Fallout 4: See you on the other side.

I’m probably not going to be any use to the world until I’m finished playing this game. Watch this stream to monitor my progress / descent into slovenly disorder. Watch live video from actuallyrizzn on...

This is a test live-blog

I’m screwing around with this to see what I can do. You don’t have to read this post, though since you’ve made it this far, you might as well stick around and see what happens.

I guess #gamergate is still going on?

Preface: I love women in general, and my wife in particular. I believe my wife and I to be equal partners in our marriage and life. My hiring practices as an employer show that I routinely put women in positions of authority in my organizations. I believe women to be...