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Editor , writer , computer consultant

Fred D'Ignazio, American writer, editor, computer consultant. Member educational advisory board Terrapin, Inc.,, Massachusetts, Cambridge, Massachusetts, since 1981; education advisory bd Tar Heel (North Carolina) Computer Camps, 1982.

Background

D'Ignazio, Fred was born on January 6, 1949 in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Silvio Frederick and Elizabeth Owsley (McComas) D'Ignazio.

Education

Bachelor in International Relations, Brown University, 1970. Master of Arts in International Relations, Tufts University, 1971. Postgraduate, American University Washington School Law, 1971—1972.

Postgraduate department computer science, University of North Carolina, 1975—1982.

Career

Program director The Institute, Dickerson, Maryland, 1971—1974. Reviewer American Association for the Advancement of Science Science Books and Films, Washington, 1972—1983. Assistant editor The Futurist Magazine, 1973—1974.

Mgalyst. Management Systems Corporation, Bowie, Maryland, 1973. Instructor adult continuing education on computers University of North Carolina School Continuing Education, Chapel Hill, since 1974, assistant director Study Efficacy of Nosocomial Infection Control Project department biostatistics, 1976—1977. Analyst John Hamburg & Associate, Chapel Hill, 1976—1977, Computer Sciences Corporation, Washington and Chapel Hill, 1974—1976.

Associate editor, columnist Compute!, Greensboro, North Carolina, since 1982, Compute!'s Gazette, Greensboro, since 1983, Compute!'s PC & PC junior, Greensboro, since 1984. Lecturer International Robotics Literacy Course, London, 1983. Numerous television and radio appearances.

Regular commentator Good Morning American on ABC-television. Also computer programs Public Broadcasting Service, National Public Radio and Columbia Broadcasting System. Consultant Evangelical Presbyterian Dutton Company, electronic public division, Enter, Consumer Guide.

Works

Membership

Member educational advisory board Terrapin, Inc.,, Massachusetts, Cambridge, Massachusetts, since 1981. Education advisory bd Tar Heel (North Carolina) Computer Camps, 1982.

Connections

Married Janet Letts, September 5, 1969. Children: Catherine Shum, Frederick Letts.

father:
Silvio Frederick D'Ignazio

mother:
Elizabeth Owsley (McComas) D'Ignazio

spouse:
Janet Letts

children:
Catherine Shum D'Ignazio

Frederick Letts D'Ignazio