About the Author
Edward Benson is a Staff Scientist with BBN Technologies in Arlington, Virginia. Ted's work at BBN includes the design and implementation of agent-based logistics and data processing architectures and semantically-enabled data recording and processing environments (often called the "Semantic Web"). He is a member of the IEEE and has published papers on both grid and agent computing techniques. Ted is an experienced web applications developer and a co-author of Professional Rich Internet Applications, arriving in bookstores March 2007. For BBN he wrote and maintains an internal Rails-based software module tracker for a technology called Bracket that allows developers to register plugins they've written and search for those of others.