Howard Baldwin has worked as a writer and editor since 1977, when he earned his BA in English at Stanford University. His articles have appeared in Stanford, MIT Technology Review, Computerworld, InfoWorld, Optimize, PC World, and several inflight magazines. He has worked on the staff of CIO, Corporate Computing, Electronic Business, Macworld, and PC Computing. In addition, he has written or edited several books on the Macintosh and Unix operating systems. A Silicon Valley native, he still resides there with his wife, a physician, and their five cats.