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I’m responsible for reviewing a variety of books on a wide array of topics verifying their technical accuracy and providing feedback to the author in order to improve the books readability, help simplify complex concepts, and provide a wider prospective on the technologies being written about. I collaborate with a number team members at Packt Publishing including project managers, authors, and fellow editors to bring books to publication on a rigorous timeline.
This work continues to be a great experience to expand my overall view of technologies, as many of the books are not necessarily mainstream topics (for example, I recently served as Technical Editor for a book on combining Arduino MicroControllers, Networking, and Web Technologies). It has also allowed me to work with extremely talented individuals around the global.
I also receive books prior to their official publication date to provide formal reviews and write-up for potential customers. An example of one, “Getting Started with ownCloud“ My review can be read here, as well as on Amazon and Good Reads.
Connect yourself with the Web and build interactive projects using the Arduino Ethernet library
by Marco Schwartz
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I don’t work at this position full time, as Packt Publishing works on books related to my background and skill-set they will contact me to discuss my availability. My first project with Packt Publishing was in July of 2013 and since that time I have continued to work on book publications for them.
- Own Cloud