Marziah Karchenjoys the challenge of explaining complex technology to beginning audiences. She is the author of Android for Work: Productivity for Professionals. Marziah is a senior education technologist for Johnson County Community College in the Kansas City metro area with over ten years of experience. She holds a masters in instructional design and has occasionally taught credit courses in interactive media. Marziah also contributes to New York Times-owned About.com and has been their Guide to Google since 2006. When she's not feeding her geek side with new gadgets or writing about technology, Marziah enjoys life in Lawrence, Kansas with her husband Harold and two children.