Mike Thomas
Senior Features Writer at Built In

Mike Thomas is a former Built In senior features writer covering technology trends and the software industry. He is a regular contributor to Chicago Magazine and the author of The Second City Unscripted and You Might Remember Me: The Life and Times of Phil Hartman. Prior to joining Built In, Thomas was a reporter for the Chicago Sun-Times for 14 years. He is a graduate of John Carroll University.

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what is social engineering
Aug 23, 2022
How tech-savvy scammers use social engineering to swindle corporations and grandma.
graphic of a brain hologram surrounded by computers
Aug 09, 2022
AI is constantly changing our world. Here are just a few ways AI will influence our lives.
simulation theory
Aug 09, 2022
What is reality? Simulation theory tackles some heavy questions.
Interconnected icons of different industries and how their big data is used to generate value from their own IOT.
Aug 09, 2022
These companies are using IoT data and big data to work smarter.
ai in retail ecommerce
Jul 21, 2022
Customer service from a batch of code? These companies use AI to improve the shopping experience.
what is a supercomputer
Jul 08, 2022
What is a supercomputer? We go inside Argonne National Laboratory to find out.
industrial internet of things
Jul 07, 2022
These companies use IIoT to innovate business processes.
ai supply chain
Jul 06, 2022
These companies have adopted artificial intelligence to streamline their supply chain and logistics processes.
machine learning in marketing
Jul 06, 2022
These companies are fine-tuning their marketing efforts with machine learning.
data and skeleton
Jun 23, 2022
These companies embrace machine learning technology in healthcare.
cybersecurity companies
Jun 23, 2022
These companies block online threats, assess industry vulnerabilities and increase education and awareness about cybersecurity.
machine learning companies
Jun 22, 2022
A dive into the top companies making use of machine learning.