David Pogue is the weekly computer columnist for the New York Times and the creator of the Missing Manual series. He’s the author or co-author of 25 books, including six in this series and six in the “For Dummies” line (including Magic, Opera, Classical Music, and The Flat-Screen iMac). In his other life, David is a former Broadway show conductor, a magician, and a pianist (http://www.davidpogue.com).
Craig Zacker is a writer, editor, and networker whose computing experience began in the days of teletypes and paper tape. After earning a Masters Degree in English and American Literature from New York University, Craig worked extensively on the integration of Windows NT into existing internetworks, supported fleets of Windows workstations, and was employed as a technical writer, content provider, and Webmaster for the online services group of a large software company. Since devoting himself to writing and editing full-time, Craig has authored or contributed to many books on networking topics, operating systems, and PC hardware. He has also developed online training courses for the Web and published articles with top industry publications. For more information, see http://www.zacker.com.
L.J. Zacker began working with mainframe and personal computers in the mid 1980s, and has since worked as a network administrator, programmer, and security consultant for mainframe systems and PC LANs. Now a full-time author and editor, L.J. has contributed to numerous books and articles for various publishers including Microsoft Press, SAMS Publishing, and Windows 2000 magazine.