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Mark Frauenfelder

Mark Frauenfelder is the founding editor-in-chief of MAKE magazine, the founder of Boing Boing, and the editor-in-chief of Cool-Tools. He was an editor at Wired from 1993-1998 and the founding editor of Wired's website. For several years, Mark wrote a monthly technology column for Playboy magazine and has written for The New York Times Magazine, Popular Science, and The Hollywood Reporter. Mark has also written several books, including The Happy Mutant Handbook (1995, Riverhead), a guide to offbeat pop culture; Mad Professor (2003, Chronicle), a book of bizarre science experiments for kids; World's Worst (2005, Chronicle), a guide to the worst stuff on Earth; The Computer (2005, Carlton books), an illustrated history of computers; and Rule the Web (2007, St. Martins), a guide to online tricks and tips; and Made by Hand (2010, Penguin), chronicling his foray into the world of DIY. His latest book is "Maker Dad: Lunch Box Guitars, Anti-Gravity Jars and 22 Other Incredibly Cool Father-Daughter DIY Projects."