Brad Miser has written extensively about all things Macintosh, with his favorite topics being OS X and the amazing “i” applications that empower Mac OS X users to unleash their digital creativity. In addition to Special Edition Using Mac OS X Leopard, Brad has written many other books, including My iPhone, Sleeping with the Enemy: Running Windows on a Mac (digital Short Cut); Special Edition Using Mac OS X, v10.4 Tiger; Absolute Beginner’s Guide to iPod and iTunes; Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Homeschooling; Mac OS X and iLife: Using iTunes, iPhoto, iMovie, and iDVD; iDVD 3 Fast & Easy; Special Edition Using Mac OS X v10.2; and Using Mac OS 8.5. He has also been an author, development editor, or technical editor on more than 50 other titles. He has written numerous articles in MacAddict magazine and has been a featured speaker on various topics at Macworld Expo, at user group meetings, and in other venues.
Brad is or has been a sales support specialist, the director of product and customer services, and the manager of education and support services for several software development companies. Previously, he was the lead proposal specialist for an aircraft engine manufacturer, a development editor for a computer book publisher, and a civilian aviation test officer/engineer for the U.S. Army. Brad holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo and has received advanced education in maintainability engineering, business, and other topics.
In addition to his passion for silicon-based technology, Brad likes to ride his steel-based technology, AKA a motorcycle, whenever and wherever possible.
A native of California, Brad now lives in Brownsburg, Indiana, with his wife Amy; their three daughters, Jill, Emily, and Grace; and a rabbit named Bun-Bun.
Brad would love to hear about your experiences with this book (the good, the bad, and the ugly). You can write to him at firstname.lastname@example.org.