Scott Sterling

Scott Sterling

Former Digital Trends Contributor
Scott Sterling is a former middle school English teacher, current freelance writer, and stay-at-home dad. He was coding HTML in middle school in the early 90's, which made him really successful with the ladies. He joined Digital Trends in 2012 and focuses primarily on popular culture, Apple, and social media. A graduate of the University of South Florida, he lives in St. Petersburg, Florida. You can find him on Twitter, @ScottIsSterling.
Articles
Smart Home

Put your shopping on autopilot with these subscription-based startups

Subscriptions aren’t just for magazines and newspapers anymore – now you can get anything from razors to clothes delivered to your door on a regular basis.
Computing

Learning to code is the new carpentry; grab a hammer now

Americans rely more on more on electronics every day, but few of us show much interest in how they work – or how to fix them when they fail. What ever happened to being handy?
Opinion

Will a spotless inbox really supercharge your productivity?

Inbox Zero forces you to deal with every email immediately in the quest for peace of mind and productivity. But does it work? I put it to use to find out.
Opinion

A former teacher appraises Bill Gates’ plan to put a camera in every classroom

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is convinced that cameras can revolutionize the process and results of teacher observation. How would the plan differ from current observation regimes and, more importantly, can it work?
Computing

3 moves Microsoft needs to pull an Apple-style turnaround

Microsoft has seen better days. But ironically, it could learn a thing or two about a return to glory from Apple, which came back from even worse odds a decade ago.
Buying Guides

Wake up! PowerPoint alternatives and tips to caffeinate your presentations

PowerPoint has become the go-to solution for public-speaking amateurs and pros alike, but the tired tool has also become like a lullaby for audiences everywhere. Use these software alternatives and pro tips to step up your game.