Shelly has written about technology for more than ten years. Currently a freelance writer based in Austin, Texas, Brisbin writes a weekly Internet column for the CitySearch/AustinWeb site and contributes features and reviews to national computer magazines.Before taking up the freelance life, Brisbin served as Networking Editor forMacUser magazine, leading the publication's connectivity and Internet coverage. Brisbin has written for MacWorld, MacWeek, NetProfessional, The Net, SunWorld and other publications and has contributed to four computer books. Brisbin has also worked as a system administrator and consultant. In her free time, she runs a music-related Web site and mailing list.