Biographie de Les Freed
Les Freed has been a contributing editor at PC Magazine since 1994 and a frequent contributor since 1990. Before joining PC Magazine, Les was founder and CEO of Crosstalk Communications, developers of the popular Crosstalk data communications program for PCs-back in the days before the Internet made communications software obsolete. Prior to founding Crosstalk, Les was a Senior Technician and Videotape Editor at CBS News from 1976 to 1981 and a Cameraman and News Editor at WTVJ-TV in Miami from 1972 to 1976. He graduated from the University of Miami in 1974 with B.A. in Electronic Journalism. Les is the author or co-author of 14 books on networking, computing, and digital photography.
Les and long-time collaborator Frank Derfler shared the 1993 Computer Press Association award for Best How-To Book for their book How Networks Work, still in print in its 6th edition.