Los Angeles, California
Dr. Don Rose is a writer, editor and computer consultant based in Los Angeles, and Editor in Chief of Wire LA (wirela.com). He enjoys writing about technology (especially books and articles, specializing in computer and Internet topics) and developing websites (content writing and some basic coding), as well as consulting and speaking about computers and the Web.
EDUCATION: M.S. & Ph.D., Computer Science, UC Irvine; B.A. with High Honors, Economics, University of Florida (Phi Beta Kappa).
WORK EXPERIENCE: Software engineer and AI consultant for Rockwell Space Systems and NASA Ames Research; CD-ROM writer/consultant at Graphix Zone ("The Improv Presents the Internet" multimedia project); Author of 4 books on computer/Internet topics (including "Minding Your Cybermanners on the Internet" and "Internet Chat Quick Tour"); Segment Producer & Head Writer on Discovery Channel show "CyberLife"; Scriptwriter on other nonfiction TV shows; 3+ years in charge of writing in Life Alert's Marketing Department (yes, the "Help I've Fallen And I Cant Get Up" people); Staff Writer for relaunched BYTE Magazine; Writer/Editor at Harman Electronics (writing and editing copy for online/print ads and technical documents). Currently writer/editor for several websites and company clients.
OTHER INTERESTS: Music (guitar and vocals); scriptwriting (took over a year of film and TV writing courses at UC Irvine and USC, wrote a spec sitcom pilot and two screenplays); standup comedy (won Comedian of the Year at UC Irvine, opened for many nationally-known comedians at several California comedy venues).
RESUME available at DrDonaldRose.com.
WEBSITES created/developed/edited by Dr. Don: