<< Kathie Kingsley-Hughes is an artist and author who writes in a number of different areas, both technical and creative, with over a dozen books published. She has written for many different publishers (including Osborne McGraw-Hill and Wiley), magazines and online content providers such as Element K, Ziff-Davis, InformIT, CNET and Extreme Tech. She began blogging in 2004 and was founder of the B3H3 Blogging Network. Kathie’s personal blog is Vexentricity.
As a multimedia web development veteran who has worked in the field of technology and the Internet since the early 90s, Kathie has had the privilege to be at the forefront of online publishing and internet-based training for well over a decade. Her experience has enabled her to act as consultant and training adviser for many organisations, including Fortune 500 companies.
As a seasoned trainer and courseware developer, Kathie has designed courses and created training materials for use in both face-to-face and online training settings in a wide range of subject areas, including web development, blogging, social networking and multimedia production. She has over twenty year’s teaching experience at various training establishments in the UK as well as more than a decade teaching online at Ziff Davis University, SmartPlanet, Element K and BNU.
Creative Writer - In 2010 Kathie decided to fulfill a lifelong dream by undertaking a part time Masters degree in Screenwriting at Bournemouth University. You can read her course blog here.
>> Adrian Kingsley-Hughes is a technology journalist and author who has devoted over a decade to helping users get the most from technology.
Adrian writes for CBS as a technology pundit and consumer champion at ZDNet’s Hardware 2.0, which covers tech news, gadgets and gizmos, software and operating systems.
His blog The PC Doctor’s Guide offers Tech help, security information, news, as well as Adrian’s musings and random thoughts
Over the last decade Adrian has written, co-authored and tech edited many technology-related titles as well as writing for various magazines and industry journals.
He writes regularly for CBS Interactive, CNET and Datamation as well as acting as a technology consultant for industry, including radio, television and Internet broadcasters.
In 2004 he authored the book series The PC Doctor’s Guides which aim to make the lives of computer users easier by teaching them to solve their own common computer and technology problems, as well as teaching them how to undertake both small and large scale hardware projects such as replacing motherboards and building their own PCs.
As an experienced online trainer, he has taught students these skills at Element K, SmartPlanet and CNET. To date his oldest student was an 87 year-old grandmother who successfully built her own PC!
About this Site
This site was first started in the year 2000 as an ASP site covering a wide range of subject areas including technology, programming, PC hardware, security, encryption and web design.
The site also covered our other interests such as bushcraft, off-roading, geocaching and photography.
Over the next ten years the site served over a million page views.
Whilst we no longer write for the old site you can still access many of the archived web pages which are still available via the Site Map.
Our Technology and Training Titles. You will find information about some of our tech books together with associated support materials.
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