We serve the global IT community.
Our mission is to provide gutsy, honest and informed coverage and comment on key technology news and issues, without fear or favor.
We want to inform, stimulate and entertain our readers. We want to provideÂ them with a fresh, independent
Our motto is “technology with attitude”.
About our writers
John Pospisil is a journalist, writer and publisher. He conceived and launched Computer CHOICE magazine for the Australian Consumers’ Association in 1996. He cofounded and published FREE ACCESS magazine (1998) and Total Image magazine (2001). He is author of the best selling book How to buy a computer (published 1996, 1997, 1998 and 2000), as well as How to start a small business (2002) and Hacking MySpace (2006). He has a journalism degree from the University of Canberra, and an MBA from the University of Technology, Sydney.Â Â
George Gardner, 25, based in Dyer, Indiana, is a student at Purdue University Calumet where he has recieved multiple academic honors. He is currently studying Information Systems and Computer Programming with a Software Engineering option, and has an extensive background in Information Technology and Web design. George is an extremely enthusiastic writer with an intense focus on a given subjects, a little obsessive-compulsive in nature, but enjoys helping people and providing many services to his family, friends, and community.
Triston McIntyre, a Frostburg State University student of English and Political Science, resides in Frostburg, Maryland.Â A lover of technology from a young age, Triston is well-versed in all manners of communication and entertainment technology; he writes satirical and cynical blogs, as well as academic discourses that are respected in his department.Â As an avid musician, he spends time writing and recording original works, and in his free time studies wine, politics, and philosophy.
Ruben Francia is a student for life on knowledge and technology. He earned a nursing degree, civil engineering degree, a Master in Public Administration (MPA) and at present is a candidate for a Ph.D. major in Development Administration. He has no formal educational background on Information Technology but with passion has been working for 15 years in information technology as Instructor, Computer Programmer, Systems Analyst and Web Developer for government and private companies. He has written ebook for the US market and articles for international audience. Through internet, he connects to the world from the Philippines.
Jonathan Schlaffer, editor VISTA.BLORGE.com,Â currentlyÂ possesses an Associate of Science Degree in Computer Science from Harford Community College and currently reside on the outskirts of Baltimore, Maryland.Â Computers have been a passion ofÂ his sinceÂ he was 5 years old using DOS, and since thenÂ he has used every version of Windows right up to Vista.Â Most of hisÂ time is spent with a very small business building and repairing computers.Â He isÂ also a huge PC and console gamer.Â If itâ€™s not the latest and greatest,Â he doesnâ€™tÂ want anything to do with it.Â WhenÂ he realized that coding software and databases wasnâ€™t forÂ himÂ he started a website discussing various technology related issues, and since thenÂ heÂ has always wanted to write about IT, software and hardware related topics. JonathanÂ was a participant in the Yahoo! Ask the Planet promotion and was invited to California for a tour of the Yahoo! Campus, an experience thatÂ he wonâ€™t soon forget.
David Cassel is a technology writer living in Silicon Valley. He first went online in 1990, and has covered emerging technologies for groundbreaking sites like Wired News, Salon, and Suck.
His first PC had a 2400 bps modem, and he remembers the early days of dial-up BBSes and pre-broadband internet access. David enjoys studying internet culture and social bookmarking sites — and he’s anxiously awaiting a winner in the gaming console wars.
James Cornelius has held a number of importantÂ middle management positions at IT companies in the UK and Australia over the past 25 years, and heÂ currently works as senior project manager for a very well known IT company based in London. He holds a BA with First Class Honors in Mathematics from Cambridge University. His firstÂ home computer was a ZX80, which he still hasÂ to this day, though sadly, the tape drive no longer works. He is a big fan of open source software, and abhors the superificial and short-sighted nature of today’s computer industry. He is married with three sons.