IT professional and historian of technology, Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Society for the History of Technology (SHOT). Technical Publications: Author, Distributed Storage Networks: Architecture, Protocols and Management (Wiley, 2003). Editor, Java in Telecommunications: Solutions for Next Generation Networks (Wiley, 2001). Contributor, Systems Engineering Approach to Medical Automation (Artech House, 2008), Encyclopedia of Software Engineering (Taylor & Francis, 2010). Historical Publications: Author, My Sisters Telegraphic: Women in the Telegraph Office, 1846-1950 (Ohio University, 2000). Author/Editor, Ma Kiley: The Life of a Railroad Telegrapher (Texas Western Press, 1997). See my telegraphy website at http://www.mindspring.com/~tjepsen/Teleg.html.