I'm the founder of Boing Boing
, a website with 5 million unique monthly visitors.
I'm the editor-in-chief of the daily review site, Cool Tools
I'm the the founding editor-in-chief of MAKE magazine (2004-2014).
I was an editor at Wired from 1993-1998, and was the founding editor-in-chief of Wired.com.
I 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
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