By day I’m an e-commerce manager and Web programmer in Knoxville, Tennessee. My hobbies are blogging, photography, firearms, and local history and travel. I’ve been blogging since 2003.

Hi! I’m Les Jones. You may remember me from such schools, jobs, Web sites, books, and volunteer organizations as…

  • Johniaberry.org, 2005-2007, a site I created to help Johnia Berry’s family find her killer. Taylor Lee Olson was arrested September 24th, 2007 based first on a match with the composite sketch and then on a positive DNA match.
  • Author, The Mac Demystified 2/e, 1999, published by DoubleDay Select
  • 56K.COM 1997-2003: Founder, owner. One of PC Magazine’s Top 100 Web Sites on the Internet. Sold to modem chip manufacturer Seaview Technologies in 2003.
  • The East Tennessee Macintosh Users Group, 1995, President
  • U.S. Internet/OneMain/EarthLink, 1995-2000, Web programmer
  • University of Tennessee Knoxville, Class of 1992, Bachelor of Science in Biology
  • The University of Tennessee Naturalist Club for Biology Majors, 1988-1991, Founder and President
  • Science Editor, 1990-1991, The University of Tennessee Daily Beacon student newspaper
  • ? Maryville (TN) High School, Class of 1986