Marziah Karch enjoys the challenge of explaining new gadgets and complex technology to beginning audiences. She is the author of several books, including Android Tablets Made Simple. Her writing has appeared in Wired magazine, About.com, and the GeekMom blog
on Wired.com. Marziah is a senior instructional designer for NWEA in Portland, Oregon. She holds a master’s degree in Instructional Design and is working on a Ph.D. in Library and Information Management. When she’s not feeding her geek side with new gadgets or writing about technology, Marziah enjoys life in the Pacific Northwest with her husband and two children, all of whom are LEGO enthusiasts.