Eric A. Smith earned his journalism BA at the University of North Carolina.
A former science reporter in Research Triangle Park, NC, and IT instructor in Canada, the US and Japan, he's traveled to some of the most beautiful, exotic places in the world, climbed mountains, run casino games on a Mississippi riverboat, and sung and drummed for rock and roll bands. He's met some of the world's most famous actors, directors, politicians, inventors, poets, writers, musicians and scientists, and learned whatever wisdom they were willing to impart to along the way.
He is also a certified PC field service technician, with CDI, A+, Network+ and MCP tickets, and is a proud founding member of the open voting consortium.
In Canada, he has been a digital prepress instructor teaching Photoshop, Illustrator, Quark, Pagemaker and Flash.
He currently works as a freelance writer and instructor.