About Maria Korolov
Maria Korolov is an award-winning tech journalist who covers cybersecurity, artificial intelligence and extended reality.
She’s also a science fiction author and the editor and founder of MetaStellar, an online magazine of speculative fiction, and of Hypergrid Business, one of the world’s top virtual reality blogs.
Contact her at email@example.com to pitch articles or to hire her as writer, editor, or speaker at your event.
Latest AI articles
Real-time analytics presents challenges to unlock benefits
Real-time analytics tools promise faster insights and improved business processes, but they also pose challenges to organizations adopting them. As use of real-time analytics grows in 2023, implementation mistakes cost time and money, lead to bad business decisions, and cause staff to lose faith in the potential of the technology. The top area of investment in advanced analytics is complex event processing, as 52% of companies are already investing in…
6 dimensions of data quality boost data performance
Measuring the business impact of AI
A New Strategy to Address the AI Talent Shortage
Latest quantum computing articles
Quantum Computing for the Supply Chain – Delivering New Efficiencies
A new report from Enter Quantum explains how supply chain enterprises are turning to quantum computers to solve routing problems. Finding optimal delivery routes gets incrementally more difficult the more stops are added. Factor in the other variables that might affect the supply chain and you quickly exceed the constraints of current classical computing, leading some companies to resort to heuristics, or rules of thumb, to determine routes. Quantum computers,…
What is quantum cryptography? It’s no silver bullet, but could improve security
A New Type of Network Is on the Rise to Combat the Quantum Threat to Encryption
8 old technologies that still play roles in security
Latest Cybersecurity articles
Siemens focuses on zero trust, legacy hardware, supply chain challenges to ensure cybersecurity of internal systems
Siemens has been working to be on top of vulnerabilities found in its products, but more importantly, to ensure the security of its internal operations. The manufacturing giant that works across several different lines of business, including industrial, smart infrastructure, health care, financial services, is protecting its systems by focusing on three main areas: zero trust, supply chain, and legacy systems. Siemens has grown exponentially through acquisitions in its 166…
NTT, Palo Alto partner for managed SASE with AIOps
Pros and cons of managed SASE
How AI chatbot ChatGPT changes the phishing game
Latest Networking articles
Enterprises turn to single-vendor SASE for ease of manageability
Before the start of the Covid epidemic, a traditional WAN architecture with centralized security worked well for Village Roadshow. “Advanced security inspection services can be applied, firewalls can provide separation, and a demilitarized zone can be implemented,” said Michael Fagan, chief transformation officer at Village Roadshow, the largest theme park owner in Australia. But it required backhauling traffic from remote sites to a data center or hub for security inspection,…
How SASE uses AI
Who’s selling SASE and what do you get?
10 ways IT can navigate the chip shortage
Gartner: SSE is SASE minus the SD-WAN
Top 10 outages of 2021
2020 National Gold Award Winner, ASBPE Awards of Excellence
Maria Korolov’s Network World article, Private 5G keeps Whirlpool driverless vehicles rolling, received top national honors.
older Awards and Appearances
Jan. 2018: Maria Korolov talks with Sine Wave about “Succeeding As A Retailer In Immersive Worlds.”
Dec. 2017: Speaker at Stereopsia conference in Brussels, Belgium. Topic was women in virtual reality. Click here for slides.
Dec. 2017: Speaker at OpenSimulator Community Conference. Topic was a statistical overview of OpenSim development. Click here for slides.
Apr. 2017: Profiled in Viar360’s Women of VR – 35 Ladies Who Are Killing It In Virtual Reality
Aug. 2016: Mentioned in Marie Claire’s Virtual Reality Has a Female Mafia—and They’re Looking for New Recruits
May 2016: Interviewed by the BCC about how virtual reality will change our lives. Listen to the broadcast here. Read the transcript here.
Sep. 2015: Mentioned in Fortune’s Meet the women shaping our virtual future.
Latest Blog Posts
(Image courtesy Geralt via Pixabay.) This question has been coming up a lot lately, and there’s a whole speech I give…
UPDATE FEB. 2021: Lately, I’ve been testing out a new online collaboration tool called Notion. The basic plan, which includes sharing with up to five…
New update, June 18: I’ve started a new virtual Zoom-based MeetUp group for speculative fiction writers. If you write science fiction, fantasy or horror, check…
(Image courtesy Otter.AI.) Another tool useful for writers that I’ve talked about this one in writers’ meetings before is Otter.AI. It…
Filming IDG Tech Talk in September of 2019. A friend of a friend just called me, asking for advice on how…
The Lost King of Krim was #10 on Amazon’s Two-Hour Science Fiction & Fantasy Short Reads best seller list on September…