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Scot Hacker

El Cerrito, CA, US


 Scot Hacker is a webmonkey at The California College of Arts, and of the Center for Investigative Reporting before that. He was recently the webmaster for the Knight Digital Media Center and is also involved with web operations for the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. He provides technical assistance in multimedia training courses, runs the webcast rig, and teaches  classes in web development.

He is also the founder/creator of this site, Hacker sold the site to a pair of delightful Canadians in 2013 and is no longer involved in day to day operations.

In a former life as a technology journalist, Hacker was the author of O'Reilly's  "MP3: The Definitive Guide" and Peachpit's "The BeOS Bible" (both now out of print) and dozens of articles for print- and web-based technology publications, including PC Magazine,, Windows Sources, MacWorld, and ZDNet, as well as television appearances and trade show gigs.

On the side, Scot runs a web hosting company for independent journalists and artists.

Scot is an active hiker, geocacher, ukulele enthusiast, and father.



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