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Andy Walker has had a long career as one of North America’s top technology journalists. In the last two decades, he has written about consumer technology for dozens of national newspapers, magazines, and websites. His personal technology advice column was syndicated across Canada and today his body of work is published at technologytips.com where more than 50 million unique visitors have read the advice over the last decade. Super You is his fifth book (he has written four with Pearson Education).
Andy was also a cohost on the internationally syndicated TV show Call for Help with Leo Laporte on G4TechTV as well as writer and host of several spinoff shows. He has also worked with some of the top luminaries in technology publishing. Between 2002 and 2004, Andy was the executive editor of Berkeley-based Dig_iT magazine, a publication focused on the digital lifestyle. It was founded by David Bunnell and Fred Davis, the publishing pioneers behind PC magazine, PC World, MacUser, and MacWorld.
Walker has a passion for technology literacy. He created the Canadian charity Little Geeks, which gives computers to children and families in need. He is also a recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee Medal for his work in technology literacy and digital publishing.
Andy was a pioneer in video podcasting with the hit Internet show Lab Rats, which he cocreated with Super You coauthor Sean Carruthers, and can also be seen and heard regularly across the dial on national radio and television commenting on emerging technology trends. He has also had consulting roles on content and business development projects for Microsoft, Yahoo!, and Canadian Press Enterprises.
Andy was born in the UK, educated and raised in Canada, and now lives in Tampa, Florida, with Kay, his wife and coauthor, and Carter, their first child. They also run Cyberwalker Digital (Cyberwalker.com), an online marketing agency.
You can reach Andy, and learn more about him and his coauthors at readsuperyou.com