Neil Randall (email@example.com), professor of English at the University of Waterloo, Canada, is the author of Sams' Teach Yourself the Internet: Around the World in 21 Days. He has written about computer hardware and software for ten years in such magazines as Windows, Compute, CD-ROM Today, and Computing Canada, and is a founding editor of CD-ROM Today.
And others. The World Wide Web Unleashed includes several contributed chapters written by experts in key World Wide Web fields, including:
- Thomas Boutell (firstname.lastname@example.org) on HTML editors and filters. Tom keeps the frequently asked questions list (FAQ) for the comp.infosystems.www.* newsgroups and has written a number of other Web-related gimcracks. He got involved with the Web while at Cold Spring Harbor Labs, a biology research laboratory on the east coast, and has since moved to Seattle where he works for a new firm, Progressive Networks.
- Andrew Dinsdale (email@example.com) on the future of Web commerce. Andrew is an Internet Communications Specialist for DataServ, Inc., a technology integration firm serving the K-12 community. He writes and maintains The Commercial Use (of the Net) Strategies Home Page, he developed the Web pages for Diversity University MOO, and he contributes to the Computer-Mediated Communication Studies Center.
- Laura Lemay (firstname.lastname@example.org) on HTML editors and filters. Laura is a technical writer in northern California who has been a prolific user and contributor to the Internet for close to eight years. She is the author of Teach Yourself HTML Web Publishing in a Week, published by Sams.
- Carrie Pascal is a project manager in the multimedia products group at Microsoft Corporation.
- James Pitkow (email@example.com) is at the Graphics, Visualization & Usability (GVU) Center at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta.
- Brandon Plewe (firstname.lastname@example.org) creator of the Virtual Tourist, is Assistant Coordinator of Network Information Services at the State University of New York at Buffalo.
- Karin Trgovac (email@example.com) is responsible for the Web site at the Electrical and Computer Engineering department at the University of Waterloo.
- David R. Woolley (firstname.lastname@example.org) on conferencing via the Web. David created one of the first computer conferencing systems, PLATO Notes, the model for such conferencing software as Lotus Notes, DEC Notes, and the tin newsreader. Today he is a software designer, consultant, and writer, and is involved in a project to set up a Web-based Free-Net in Minneapolis-St.Paul.