Over the course of 17 years, I've written around 200 articles on a variety of technical topics, from optics, to psychoacoustics, to consumer electronics. I also wrote two books on emerging technologies, The Little Audio CD Book (2000) and Burn, Baby, Burn! (2004).
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Though I wrote for several publications, there is, or was, a kind of headquarters: the now-defunct 'EMedia'. At 'EMedia', I was given a column, 'The Digital Aesthetic'. The column treated of technology's impact on traditional art forms, and new art forms made possible by...
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There's an upside to being your own harshest critic: you tend to improve with that loud voice demanding bigger, better, stronger, faster prose. The downside is, it can be difficult to summon enough prima donna to sell your services. Fortunately, there is the middle ground: your efforts to date, which speak for themselves, literally.
An editor told me he hates everything, but harbors a special hatred for my writing: the pieces I wrote for his publication 'take no edit', that is, my work was always ready for press without his having done anything to it. That, in turn, robbed him of the opportunity to pretend he was polishing hackwork. What he said is probably wildly exaggerated - we were drinking seaside at a boring conference - but I offer that anecdote when someone asks after the quality of my writing without having read any of it.
The reason I share that anecdote is you likely have neither time nor inclination to read the books, features, articles, columns and other content in my portfolio. Of course, should you require it, I'd be delighted to send you a piece specifically relating to your project.
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