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James Turner is a well-published freelance writer who has placed pieces in a number of high-profile publications. He has served as Senior Editor of LinuxWorld Magazine, Products Editor for
Linux Journal, has had a monthly Linux column in Computer Power User, and was a Senior Contributing Editor for Linux Planet. He currently serves as a Correspondent of the Christian Science Monitor and a contributing editor for O'Reilly Media. He is a member of the Internet Press Guild, the Society of Professional Journalist, and is a former member of the National Association of Newspaper Columnists and the National Association of Science Writers. He is available for freelance work at any time.
James is the author or co-author of the following books:
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Solar storms ahead: Is Earth prepared?
Has the US patent system gone too far?
The Many Editors Of Linux
The Penguin Goes Massively Multiplayer
The Audacity Of It All
Cron: Your Personal Linux Wake-Up Service
What comes after silicon?
Fort Apache: The Server
The Zen Of Xen
This cold house? Not anymore
Do The Samba
The Down & Dirty Details Of Linux Network Configuration, Part III
The Down & Dirty Details Of Linux Network Configuration, Part II
The Down & Dirty Details Of Linux Network Configuration
Picture-Perfect Editing With GIMP
The Fresh Prints Of Linux
A second income on Second Life
Low-cost laptop computer should be ready by summer
Are You Paranoid Enough?
Are You A Candidate For Software Leasing?
Cisco Stays At The Top Of The Heap
Where's All Your Stuff?
Data Centers Face A Brave New World
Spies Like Us
Can You Hear Me Now?
A Large Dish Of Broadband?
Avaya Gives Packets A Voice
Cell Phones Get Chatty
It Works Better When You Plug It In
Who Are You?
Help For Your Help Desk
Share & Enjoy
Flexible Wireless Comes To SMBs
A Brain Transplant For Your New PC
64-Bit Comes To The Notebook
Linux Breaks Into Small Business
Southern Dogs Move North
Mainstream movies over the Internet a slow work in progress
Music From Above
Why Internet radio may fade
Where to back up your PC data online
Software emerges to block 'popup' ads
Novatel Wireless Merlin G301
Secure Wireless WG-1000 Gateway
Tired of paying late fees? New service offers video rental by mail.
Sony e Villa
The wired house
Online grocers try to extend their shelf life
Too many e-mail 'in boxes'? Route all your messages into one
Understanding the basics of the latest digital-audio format
Tracking down those long lost friends
Buying a great-rate phone card on the Web
Shutterbugs on the Web
Self-protection central to online-auction dealmaking
Priceline: Saving cash can cost you convenience
Prepare to pay a lot for the tunes you want
Earn (very little) money surfing the Web!
New digs are just a few clicks away
A scavenger hunt before summer vacation
'Group buying': bogus bargains?
Low-end hardware for Internet surfers
You've got ... cash: moving money by e-mail
Hunting for an online bank? Think locally
Web sites that review ... Web sites
When e-mail spam smacks of a scam
Sorting out securities online
Letting the Web pay your bills
What the Web holds for 2000
Mortgage-hunters: Let the Web do your legwork
The Web rises as a tool for charities
Two ways to buy postage online
The many ways to get connected
Stake out your own little corner of the Web
Web toys: Is convenience worth cost?
Cutting the need for 'stuff'
Logged on all the time has its dangers
The dirt on computer worms
You're next in line to take off, runway No. 3
Software users of the world, unite!
Would GOP nominate a woman?
Society of Creative Anachronism keeps royalty alive and well
How not to get hopelessly lost in cyberspace
Dependent on a computer? Check daily routine for Y2K
Keeping computing's FUD factor at bay
As a College Cost, It Computes
Keep a Skeptical Eye on 'Info' in Infomercials
Just a Flicker of DVD Flicks
DVDs - Now Playing Near You
Listen Up! Aliens Lurking Behind the Cosmic Noise
Mr. Nice Guy
Describing the Future by Re-Creating the Past
Futuristic Coming-of-Age Stories