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.

Michael's articles

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.