Joli Ballew is a former writer for Lifewire. She has contributed nearly 60 articles to the site on topics that range from home networking and security to getting the most from handheld devices.
As an expert on Microsoft applications, network security, Mac OS, and all manner of hardware and software, she has authored nearly 60 books in more than a dozen languages. She has been creating and presenting courses at Lynda.com since 2015 and teaches courses at Brookhaven, Collin, and Eastfield Community Colleges. She was a trainer and curriculum writer with InTechDev and a secondary algebra teacher. She runs a popular YouTube channel with more than 1 million views.
Joli holds a Bachelor of Arts in mathematics with a minor in English literature from the University of Texas. Her Microsoft certifications include MCSE, MCDST, MCTS, and MCT.
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