About Adrian & Kathie

kkhKathie Kingsley-Hughes


Kathie Kingsley-Hughes is a writer with more than twenty titles in a number of different areas for many different publishers (including Osborne McGraw-Hill and Wiley), journals, magazines and online content providers such as Element K, Ziff-Davis, InformIT, CNET and Extreme Tech.

She writes on a wide variety of subjects, including technology, social media, personal development, writing, transmedia, creative writing and story development.

She also works as an editor, tech editor and researcher.

Online & Multimedia Producer
As a multimedia web development veteran, Kathie has worked with Internet technology since the early 90s.  She has had the privilege to be at the forefront of both online publishing, providing content for several international media networks.  Her work includes producing cross-platform, multimedia and transmedia content, including photography, artwork, video, animation and games.  In 2005 she co-founded BitLabz Media which produces media content and analysis for websites, major news outlets and media networks around the world.

Courseware Developer & Trainer
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.

In 2000 she founded the firm Probability One Ltd, producing courseware development and internet-based training for over 13 years as well as writing and consulting on technology, social media and courseware development for many organizations, including Fortune 500 companies.

Platforms, Software and Languages
Kathie produces web content using WordPress, Drupal, Joomla and vBulletin and has written books and produced training materials on several of these platforms. Coding includes fluent HTML, CSS, PHP, JavaScript, MySQL, VBScript and ASP.  She produces content using Adobe Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere Pro, Audition and Flash, as well as Maya and LightWave 3D.

Kathie holds a BA (Open University) and an MA (Bournemouth University).


>> Adrian Kingsley-Hughes

Adrian 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, Forbes 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.

As well as providing information about our work and books, this archive site also covered our other interests such as bushcraft, off-roading, geocaching and photography.  During its lifetime the archive site served over a million page views.

Many of the archived web pages which are still available via the Site Map.

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