Paul Gil

Technology Writer and Developer


University of Alberta

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology


  • Certified computer instructor known for dynamic internet and database courses.
  • Has managed multiple web development projects.
  • More than two decades' experience with internet communities, messaging, torrents, file sharing, and file management.


Paul Gil is a developer, educator, and tech expert. As a freelance writer, he specializes in torrents, file sharing, and file management. 

Gil is a professional project manager and a certified computer instructor. Based in Canada, Gil travels around North America to give technical training to adult learners. He is renowned for his dynamic internet, project management, and database courses.

He is a longtime veteran of the internet, having been online since before the World Wide Web was launched in 1989. He has logged thousands of hours in many online communities, managed multiple web development projects, and launched numerous websites over the past two decades.


Gil has a formal teaching background with advanced studies in curriculum and instruction. He holds multiple technical certifications including:

  • Microsoft Certified Professional
  • Master Certified Internet Web Developer
  • Certified Web Professional in E-Commerce
  • Certified Internet Instructor
  • Crystal Reports Certified Professional
  • Certified Scrum Master
  • Project Management Professional

LiveAbout and Dotdash

LiveAbout is a reference site focused on entertainment, activities, and hobbies. We know that time away from the stress of work and responsibilities at home is limited, and we want to help you make the most of those precious hours.

That’s why our coverage is a lovable jumble of urban legends, sports history, and esoteric trivia. Our articles discuss everything from fashion advice to UFO sightings, all so you can make the most of your time off.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population monthly. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone, and recently Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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