Examples of Published Writing
Marketing Editing, Writing, and Information Design for website copy, advertising, position papers, and white papers.
Clients from 2000-present include:
American Society for Information Science & Technology Digital Fortress Datacenter The Daozang Translation Project Gleanster Half Price Computer Books Hotwire IBM IDG Magazines IKON Harrison-Hoge Industries (SeaEagle division) Imagine Lifestyles Innovatech Labs J&O Fabrics Leaflet Online The Library of Congress Lowell International Realty McKesson Health Care Mirror Images Myokinesis Fitness Nimsoft Rain Creek Baking Raymond Phoenix Institute REVroi Slashdot Sourceforge STAND Affordable Housing Stanford/Hawaii Archimedes Project Wake Forest Health Center UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Science (GSEIS) Wikimedia Foundation Xerox PARC
Many of these writing contracts included substantial hands-on work in IA, ID, UE/UX, and content-based SEO.
"How to Create Engaging Content for Lead Nurturing Campaigns", Gleanster.com. (Free download.)
"2014 CRM for Small and Midsize Businesses", Gleanster.com. (Free download.)
Wireless Usability Report 2001-2002, 52 pages, illustrated. October 2001, Hastings Research for IDG Magazines. (Free download, no registration needed.)
Position Papers & Presentations
Position papers for the Stanford-Hawaii Archimedes Project:
Archimedes Project in a Nutshell.doc
Creating the Future IDEAL Classroom (co-author)
"Search Engine Optimization and User Behavior." Article was commissioned by UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies and published in the 2010 Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences. PDF version of article.
Republished in Understanding Information Retrieval Systems: Management, Types, and Standards, 2010.
"The Rise of the Stupid Chip: MCUs No Longer Embed-and-Forget." OSDN (Open Source Developers Network). April, 2003
"The Anti-Thesaurus: A Proposal For Improving Internet Search While Reducing Unnecessary Traffic Loads." November, 2001 (Proposal endorsed by ICANN and Search Engine Watch.)
"Technical and Human Considerations
In Creating Precision Hyperlinks." November, 2001
Books (PDF copies on request.)
Dancing with Lawyers: How To Take Charge and Get Results, First Edition. (Second Edition Random House, 1997). Third Edition March 2013
The Legal Guide to Doing Business Online, forthcoming 2015
Fighting Slander, 2003. Fourth Edition, 2012
Law of The Blog, 2007
The Winding Roads of France, 1991
Plus four anonymously ghost-written non-fiction books.
While Silicon Valley correspondent for the Chicago Tribune, the Times of London, the Oregonian, and the Toronto Globe and Mail:
The Linux Bandwagon - Chicago Tribune
Installer Draws Crowds at Linux Convention - Chicago Tribune
Linux Labor Pool - Chicago Tribune
E-tailers' concrete history lays foundation - Oregonian
The Achilles' heels of your computer security - Toronto Globe and Mail
Ecommerce and hightech columns for Southam Syndicate (these examples are from the Vancouver Sun):
Little guys unite to get attention
Wrestling with the Penguin
Peek inside the Linux 'distributions'
E-commerce Articles and Essays
"Deconstructing Knowledge: Content Management Replaces Social Engineering." November, 2003
"The Future of End Users and Info Pros in Information Retrieval." Searcher: the Magazine for Database Professionals. June 2003
"Spinning the Web: The Realities of Online Reputation Management."
"Taunting the Gods of Business."
September, 1999 (Essay on the coming end of the dot-com bubble.)
"The Penguin, the Press, and the Marketplace: The viability of Linux as a mainstream operating system."
News releases and collateral for Stanford Research Institute when Doug Engelbart was awarded the National Technology Medal for the invention of the computer mouse.
Conference paper: "Ted Nelson's ZigZag and How It Can Serve as a Data Structure or Map for Multi-Dimensional Constructs", July 2002. Joint Conference on Digital Libraries, Portland, OR.
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