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Tom Farley is a freelance technology writer and the founder of, a website devoted to telecommunications which he had produced since 1995. More >>

Julie M. Fenster is an award-winning author and historian, and frequent contributor to Invention & TechnologyAmerican Heritage and other magazines.

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Joel A. Tarr is a professor of history and public policy and associate dean of the College of Humanities and Social Science at Carnegie Mellon University. Steven J. More >>

Eugene S. Ferguson is a professor of history emeritus at the University of Delaware. More >>

David E. Fisher is a professor of cosmochemistry at the University of Miami and the author of twenty previous books. Marshall Jon Fisher lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts. More >>

Keith Fitzgerald is the associate editor of Invention & Technology and American Heritage magazines. More >>

Thomas Fleming is the author of 23 books of history and several novels, a frequent contributor to American Heritage Magazine and former president of the Society of American Historians. More >>

James J. Flink is professor emeritus of social sciences at the University of California, Irvine, and the author of The Automobile Age (MIT Press, 1988). More >>

Stephen Fox’s article “The Strange Triumph of Abner Doble” appeared in the Summer 1998 issue. More >>

A contributing editor of Invention and Technology since 1985, Robert Friedel is a professor at the University of Maryland. More >>

Herbert M. Friedman is a corporate lawyer and a pilot who has been studying aviation history since he was a child. More >>

ANDREW FULLER is a freelance writer in Newport News, Virginia. More >>

ANNE COOPER FUNDERBURG is a freelance writer living in Mandeville, Louisiana. More >>
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