Phil Shapiro has been an educator, teaching students from pre-school to graduate school for the past 30 years. He currently works at a public library in the Washington, DC area, helping youth and adults use 27 Linux stations. Between 2007 and 2012, he blogged for PC World magazine on various technology topics and currently writes for Ars Technica, MAKE magazine, FOSS Force, TechSoup for Libraries, and Opensource.com. Visit him at his antique ebook store. For more about what he is up to, follow him on Mastodon @firstname.lastname@example.org and see his videos on YouTube.
WashPost - The Man Who Gives Computers to Kids (May, 2000)
PCWorld - Does Free Software Restore Dignity?
PCWorld (original article)