Lyza likes figuring out how to do things. In turn, she likes to teach others how to do new things, too. Writer for O'Reilly , A List Apart, Smashing Magazine, NET Magazine and co-founder of Cloud Four, Lyza is an advocate of education, compassion, curiosity and elegant standards in pursuit of the best possible Web. Co-author of Head First Mobile Web with Jason Grigsby, her current big writing project is book about hardware hacking for web developers (Manning Publications).

As a counterpoint to this futuristic vantage, she lives in the forest in Vermont and enjoys anachronistic hobbies. She reads and reads and reads.