Sharon Fisher is a veteran computer journalist who has been on staff
at InfoWorld, CommunicationsWeek, and Computerworld. Her freelance work has appeared in numerous publications and online sites including BetaNews.com, Informit.com, ITKnowledgeExchange.com, CMSWire.com, Daniweb.com, FierceContentManagement.com, Byte, Data Communications, Datamation, InfoWorld, LAN, LAN Times, MacWeek, Macworld, Network Computing, Network World, PC Week, PC World, Storage, and Unix World. She has also served as a research
director at Gartner Inc. and as online community manager for the Santa Fe Institute. She is the author of Riding the Internet Highway and has contributed to three other computer books, as well as ebooks in
content management. She holds a bachelor's degree in computer science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a master's degree in public administration from Boise State University. She is also interested in Idaho politics and history and has signed a contract with Arcadia Publishing to do a book on Kuna, Idaho, where she now makes her home.