S.E. Slack

Author S.E. Slack

  • Technology writer, author, and trainer specializing in consumer technology.
  • Author or contributor to numerous consumer technology books and articles published in multiple languages. 
  • Trusted communications consultant and manager for tech companies including Microsoft, IBM, Lenovo, Sony, CDW, Oracle, and more.


S.E. Slack is a freelance technology writer with more than 30 years' experience writing for consumer and business publications. She specializes in educating consumers on how to use the everyday technology they own, from smartphones and PCs to websites and apps.

Slack has written thousands of articles for various publications and sites (including Microsoft At Work and IBM developerWorks) and provided voice-training on software for companies such as ClipTraining.com. She also has written or contributed to more than a dozen books, including titles such as CNET Do-It-Yourself Digital Home Office Projects: 24 Cool Things You Didn't Know You Could Do! and PowerPoint Graphics and Animations Made Easy.

Slack is the Strategy Director for Lifewire.com. Previously, she held positions as the newsletter editor for Microsoft's BizSpark program and as the communications lead for IBM's global deployment of Siebel and Citrix.


Slack obtained her degree at California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo in California. She holds a BA in English Literature.

S.E. Slack

"Don't be afraid of technology. You are smarter than it will ever be; use it to your advantage and never stop learning."

Lifewire and Dotdash

Lifewire is a Top 10 technology information website, as rated by comScore, a leading internet measurement company. We reach more than 10 million readers per month with our trusted, clear, and actionable answers to your most pressing technology questions.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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