Dave Taylor is a popular writer, teacher, and speaker focused on business and technology issues. The founder of The Internet Mall and iTrack.com, he has been involved with Unix and the Internet since 1980, having created the popular Elm Mail System and Embot mail autoresponder. A prolific author, his most recent books include Learning Unix for Mac OS X, Sams Teach Yourself Unix in 24 Hours, Creating Cool HTML 4.0 Web Pages, Dynamic HTML Weekend Crash Course, and The e*Auction Insider.
Previous positions include research scientist at HP Laboratories and senior reviews editor of SunWorld magazine. He has contributed software to the official 4.4 release of Berkeley Unix (BSD), and his programs are found in all versions of Linux and other popular Unix variants.
Dave has a bachelorÕs degree in computer science, a masterÕs degree in educational computing, and is working on an MBA. He teaches business and technology-related courses both in the physical world through the University of Colorado at Boulder, and online with the University of Phoenix. His e-mail address has been the same for over 15 years: firstname.lastname@example.org. When not typing madly on the keyboard of his Mac, DaveÕs either playing with his wife Linda and two wonderful kids, Ashley and Gareth, or out bicycling around Boulder.