Dave Johnson

Dave Johnson has been a tech journalist since the days of the Palm Pilot and Windows 95. He's the author of almost three dozen books about tech, digital photography, small business, and robots, and he authored a children's book that was later adapted into an interactive storybook. Dave started out in the Air Force, where he spent a few years flying satellites and teaching space operations (he's always happy to discuss satellites and orbital mechanics). Before the demise of print, he was editor of Mobility Magazine and a frequent contributor to PCWorld, Home Office Computing, PC/Computing, and many others. Dave took an 8-year detour at Microsoft, where he developed how-to content for a variety of Windows features and formed the company's first video team to create how-to videos for the Windows web site. Dave founded family tech site Techwalla, too and has published multiple books. A serial podcaster, Dave's most recent projects include co-hosting Battlestar Recaptica and Protocol 1: A Travelers Podcast. In what little spare time he has left, he scuba dives and plays drums.
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