I'm the editor-in-chief of Cool-Tools.org, the founding editor-in-chief of MAKE magazine (2004-2014) and the co-founder of the blog, Boingboing.net.
I was an editor at Wired from 1993-1998. For several years, I wrote a monthly technology column for Playboy magazine and have written for The New York Times Magazine, Popular Science, and The Hollywood Reporter.
I'm the author of several books, including The Happy Mutant Handbook (1995, Riverhead), a guide to offbeat pop culture, Mad Professor (2003, Chronicle), a book of bizarre science experiments for kids, World’s Worst (2005, Chronicle), a guide to the worst stuff on Earth, The Computer (2005, Carlton books), an illustrated history of computers, and Rule the Web (2007, St. Martins), a guide to online tricks and tips. My newest book is called Maker Dad.