George Ou

George Ou – Founder of

Currently the Policy Director at Digital Society, George Ou was a Senior Analyst at  Before that, he was Technical Director and Editor at Large at and wrote one of their most popular blogs “Real World IT“.

Before journalism, Mr. Ou was a network engineer.  He built and designed wired network, wireless network, Internet, storage, security, and server infrastructure for various fortune 100 companies.  George Ou is also a Certified Informations Systems Security Professional.
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Justin James

Justin James – Senior contributor

Justin James is one of the original contributors on who practically started when this site was in its infancy.  Justin provides many insights on IT, Technology, and software development. He is currently an employee of Levit & James, Inc., working in a role that combines network engineering, systems administration, and software development. In addition, he is a contributor at TechRepublic, writing primarily in the Programming and Development space. His disclosures and professional relationships can be viewed here.

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Charles N. Burns

Charles N. Burns – Contributor

Charles Burns provides practical information in software, IT, and energy concerns. He is currently a Programmer/Analyst for ON Semiconductor and was previously a Systems Analyst for Synergy Software Group LLC., one of the first developers of phone-enabled websites at Mythos Software Inc., a District Technology Coordinator, and C++ and Fortran instructor. He is published in software security and database architecture, and enjoys freehand mountain climbing and bicycling.

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