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Mark Frauenfelder

Weblogger; Editor In Chief , MAKE Magazine

Mark Frauenfelder is a weblogger, illustrator, and journalist. He is editor-in-chief of MAKE magazine and co-editor of the collaborative weblog Boing Boing. Along with Carla Sinclair, he founded the bOING bOING print zine in 1988, were he acted as editor until he left in 1993. Following his departure from bOing bOing, Frauenfelder became an editor at Wired from 1993-1998 and the "Living Online" columnist for Playboy magazine from 1998 to 2002. He is the co-editor of The Happy Mutant Handbook (1995, Riverhead Books), and was the author and illustrator of Mad Professor (2002, Chronicle Books). He is the author and illustrator of World's Worst (2005, Chronicle Books) and The Computer: An Illustrated History (2005, Carlton Books). On June 21, 2003, Mark Frauenfelder and Carla Sinclair, along with their two young daughters, decided to move from Los Angeles to Rarotonga, an idyllic island in the South Pacific, where they lived for five months. The Island Chronicles is a website about the adventures.