Mark Frauenfelder got his degree in mechanical engineer-ing and designed disk drives in the late ’80s before launching Boing Boing, a technology and culture magazine that later evolved into a website. He worked as an editor at Wired from 1993 to 1998. In 2003, Frauenfelder picked up and moved his family to the island of Rarotonga. He helped launch Make magazine in 2005, and is the author of three books: The World’s Worst: A Guide to the Most Disgusting, Hideous, Inept, and Dangerous People, Places, and Things on Earth and Mad Professor, a book of science experiments for kids, and Rule the Web: How To Do Anything and Everything on the Internet—Better, Faster, Easier.