John Morris is a research analyst for Ziff Brothers Investments, a private investment firm based on New York. Before joining Ziff Brothers, he was an executive editor at, where he managed the team responsible for product news and reviews. Back in the print days, John was a senior editor at PC Magazine and worked as a daily newspaper reporter after graduating from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. He also has a B.A. from Bates College in anthropology, consistently rated the “least valuable” college major in surveys. In addition to his day job with an investment firm, John continues to write about technology for ZDNet, which is part of CNET Networks.