Mike is an educator, freelance writer, and self-taught PC user who maintains a Windows resource site at ToeJumper. His hobbies include basketball, politics, and spoiling his cats.
Adware and Under-Wear – The Definitive Guide
Adware, spyware, malware – whatever name they go by, unwanted scripts inserted on your computer without your knowledge spell bad news. Mike’s definitive guide explores the main and lesser-known culprits, and explains how to avoid and remove them.
Daylight Robbery Part 2: Case Study – the Humble GIF
Mike explains the legal intricacies of the GIF file format. This twisted tale of copyright law might make you think twice next time you whip up a new GIF…
Daylight Robbery! The Legal and Illegal Use of Web Graphics
Almost every Web designer has had their work copied at some stage. But what are the legalities of Web graphics – their creation and use? Mike reveals all…
Web Design Tools From Down Under
Mike’s been searching distant shores in his quest for good graphics tools – and he’s found them in Australia! Here he reviews two handy offerings from Down Under.
The Real History of the GUI
Mike dispells both rumour and myth in his tale of the GUI. Infused with mystery and intrigue, the story tells of the making and near-breaking of two personal computing monoliths. A must-read. Revised September, 2001.