Tom Nelson

  • Extensive experience writing about technology including Macintosh, Windows, and Unix. 
  • 10+ years as sysop, forum leader, and software library manager.
  • 20+ years experience as an engineer, programmer, network manager, and computer network and systems designer.

Experience

Tom Nelson is a former Lifewire writer with decades of experience in the technology industry as a writer, engineer, sysop, programmer, and network manager. He has more than 10 years of online experience working as a sysop, forum leader, and software library manager.

For more than 20 years Tom was also an engineer, programmer, network manager, and computer network and systems designer, integrating Macintosh, Windows, and Unix environments. He has written hundreds of articles, tutorials, and product reviews for magazines and web sites, and conducted numerous individual and group training sessions and seminars.

Tom is president of Coyote Moon, Inc., a Macintosh and Windows consulting firm, and technical director of The PetWork, a network of pet information and resources. When he can get the cats off the keyboard, he develops custom databases and software.

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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