Elna Tymes | 05/06/18 | Technology

Elna R. Tymes is the author or co-author of 35 published books. She has been a technical writer for over 30 years and has been a real estate professional since 2001, doing both housing and land development. She holds a BA from Stanford University, an MBA from Pepperdine University, and an MA in Gerontology from the University of Southern California. She writes most of her books with her son, Charles E. Prael.

Partial List of Published Books

  1. Switching to Microsoft Windows 7: The Painless Way to Upgrade from Windows XP or Vista by Elna Tymes and Charles Prael (Paperback – Nov 29, 2009)
  2. Sell My Home!: 10 Steps to Finding a Buyer Today by Charles E Prael Elna Tymes (Paperback – 2008)
  3. Geoworks Pro: The Smart User’s Guide by Elna Tymes (Paperback – Dec 1993)
  4. Mastering Wingz by Elna Tymes (Paperback – Mar 1992)
  5. Mastering Symphony, Version 2.2 by David Bolocan, Elna Tymes, and Charles Prael (Paperback – May 1991)
    The Lotus 1-2-3 Financial Manager (Book + One Ibm 5 1/4″ Disk) by Elna Tymes (Hardcover – May 1991)
  6. Working With Lucid 3d + by Elna Tymes (Paperback – Aug 1990)
  7. Working With Lotus 1-2-3 Macros by Elna Tymes and Charles Prael (Paperback – Jun 1990)
  8. Pfs: First Choice Business Solutions by Elna Tymes (Paperback – Feb 1990)
  9. Writing EXCEL Macros by Elna Tymes and Charles Prael (Paperback – Jan 1990)
  10. Working With Supercalc 5 Macros and Models by Elna Tymes (Paperback – Dec 1989)
  11. Writenow Right Now by Elna Tymes and Charles Prael (Paperback – Sep 1989)
  12. PC Excel Business Solutions by Elna Tymes and Charles E. Prael (Paperback – Mar 1989)
  13. Using Microsoft EXCEL on the I.B.M. by Elna Tymes and Charles Prael (Paperback – Feb 1, 1989)
    Quattro for the Professional by Elna Tymes and Charles Prael (Paperback – Sep 1988)
  14. Mastering Appleworks by Elna Tymes (Paperback – Jul 1987)
  15. Quattro for the Professional, by Elna R., Tymes (Paperback – 1988)
    Currently unavailable
  16. Lotus 1-2-3: Financial Models by Elna R. Tymes Tony Dowden Charles E. Prael (Paperback – Jan 1, 1987)
  17. Lotus 1-2-3 from A to Z by Elna Tymes (Paperback – 1985)
  18. MultiPlan home and office companion by Elna Tymes (Paperback – 1984)
  19. SuperCalc home and office companion by Elna Tymes (Paperback – 1984)

 

Tony Bove | 05/06/18 | Technology

Tony Bove has written more than two dozen books on computing, desktop publishing, and multimedia, and recently developed and published an iPhone application (Tony’s Tips for iPhone Users Manual). Tony founded Desktop Publishing/Publish! magazine and the Bove & Rhodes Inside Report on New Media newsletter, and wrote the weekly Macintosh column for Computer Currents for over a decade, as well as articles for NeXTWORLD, the Chicago Tribune, NewMedia, Macintosh Today, Prodigy Online, and the Whole Earth Software Catalog. Tracing the personal computer revolution back to the 1960s counterculture, Tony produced a CD-ROM interactive documentary in 1996, Haight-Ashbury in the Sixties (featuring music from the Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, and Jefferson Airplane). He also developed the Rockument music site, www.rockument.com, with commentary and podcasts focused on rock music history. As a founding member of the Flying Other Brothers, which toured professionally and released three commercial CDs, Tony performed with Hall of Fame rock musicians. Tony not only provides free tips about the iPad-iPod-iPhone-iTunes ecosystem on his Web site (www.tonybove.com), but also offers his services as a marketing messaging consultant for high-tech companies.

Web site:
www.tonybove.com

Published Works:

  1. Tony’s Tips for iPhone Users Manual, iPhone application
  2. iPad Application Development For Dummies, with Neal Goldstein (Wiley), book
  3. iPhone Application Development All-In-One Desk Reference For Dummies, with Neal Goldstein (Wiley), book
  4. iPod and iTunes For Dummies (Wiley), book/DVD
  5. iPod touch For Dummies (Wiley), book
  6. Just Say No to Microsoft (No Starch Press), book
  7. Estimated Charges (Flying Other Brothers), iTunes album
  8. San Francisco Sounds (Flying Other Brothers), CD
  9. iLife All-In-One Desk Reference For Dummies, with Cheryl Rhodes (Wiley), book
  10. iPod Companion (M&L Publishing), book
  11. Haight-Ashbury in the Sixties (Rockument), documentary CD-ROM
  12. Macromedia Lingo Studio, with Cheryl Rhodes and Kurt Cagle (Random House), book/CD-ROM
  13. Official Macromedia Director Studio, with Cheryl Rhodes (Random House/Hypermedia), book/CD-ROM
  14. Using Macromedia Director (The Voyager Co.), CD-ROM Expanded Book
  15. Using MacroMind Director, with Cheryl Rhodes (Que), book
  16. Que’s Macintosh Multimedia Handbook, with Cheryl Rhodes (Que), book
  17. Adobe Illustrator: The Official Handbook for Designers, with Cheryl Rhodes (Bantam/Random House), book
  18. Desktop Publishing with PageMaker, with Cheryl Rhodes (Wiley), book
  19. The Well-Connected Macintosh, with Cheryl Rhodes (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich), book
  20. The Art of Desktop Publishing, with Cheryl Rhodes and Wes Thomas (Bantam)
  21. CP/M User’s Guide, with Cheryl Rhodes (Baen Books/Simon & Schuster), book
  22. Free Software, with Cheryl Rhodes (Baen Books/Simon & Schuster), book
  23. InfoWorld’s Essential Guide to CP/M (Harper & Row), book
  24. WordStar Pocket Reference (Addison-Wesley), book
  25. TRS-80 Model III User’s Guide (Wiley), book
  26. CP/M Handbook (Sybex), book

Darril Gibson | 05/06/18 | Technology

Darril Gibson is the CEO of Security Consulting and Training, LLC. He regularly teaches, writes, and consults on a wide variety of security and technical topics. He’s been a Microsoft Certified Trainer since August 1999 and holds several certifications including MCSE, MCITP, ITIL v3, Security+, and CISSP. He has authored, coauthored, or contributed to 14 books on a wide range of topics including Server 2008, Windows 7, SQL Server, Security+ and various security topics.

Following are his published titles including books and videos:

Windows 7 Desktop Support and Administration: Real World Skills for MCITP Certification and Beyond (Exams 70-685 and 70-686) (Paperback) (Author)
Publisher: Sybex (August 9, 2010)
ISBN: 0470597097
Amazon Link

ITT Tech BIS Degree
The following books were contracted by Jones and Bartlett publishers for a BIS degree at ITT Tech. These books will be published sometime during the summer of 2010.

IS 305 Managing Risk in Information Systems (Author – Textbook for ITT Tech BIS degree)
Publisher: Jones and Bartlett
Not published yet

IS 421 Legal and Security Issues (contributing author on textbook for ITT Tech BIS degree)
Publisher: Jones and Bartlett
Not published yet

IS 411 Security Policies and Implementation Issues (contributing author on textbook for ITT Tech BIS degree)
Publisher: Jones and Bartlett
Not published yet

IT 255 Information Systems Security
(super subject matter expert (SSME) on textbook for ITT Tech BIS degree)
Publisher: Jones and Bartlett
Not published yet

CompTIA Security+
CompTIA Security+:Get Certified Get Ahead (SY0-201) (Author)
Publisher: BookSurge Publishing (September 9, 2009)
ISBN: 1439236364
Amazon Link

Windows Server 2008 R2
Mastering Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 (Paperback) (Co-author)
Publisher: Sybex (February 2, 2010)
ISBN: 0470532866
Amazon Link

Windows Server 2008
MCITP: Windows Server 2008 Server Administrator Study Guide:
(Exam 70-646) (Paperback) (Author)
Publisher: Sybex; (September 22, 2008)
ISBN: 0470293152
Amazon Link

MCITP Guide to Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Enterprise Administration
(Exam # 70-647) (Paperback) (Author)
Publisher: Cengage
ISBN: 1423902394
Amazon Link

Microsoft SQL Server
MCITP SQL Server 2005 Database Administration All-in-One Exam Guide
(Exams 70-431, 70-443, & 70-444) (Hardcover) (Author)
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Osborne Media; (September 25, 2007)
ISBN: 0071496092
Amazon Link

MCITP SQL Server 2005 Database Developer All-in-One Exam Guide
(Exams 70-431, 70-441 & 70-442) (Hardcover) (Author)
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Osborne Media; (March 18, 2008)
ISBN: 0071546693
Amazon Link

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies (Paperback) (co-author)
Publisher: For Dummies (September 29, 2008)
ISBN: 0470179546
Amazon Link

Windows Vista
MCITP Windows Vista Support Technician All-in-One Exam Guide
(Exam 70-620, 70-622, & 70-623) (Hardcover) (Author)
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Osborne Media, (December 8, 2008)
ISBN: 0071546677
Amazon Link

Training Videos for Keystone Learning

Windows Server 2003 MCSE Exam 70-290 Video Training – on DVD-ROM
Publisher: KeyStone Learning Systems (February 1, 2005)
ISBN: 0740060007
Amazon Link

Windows Server 2003 MCSE Exam 70-291 Video Training- on DVD-ROM
Publisher: KeyStone Learning Systems (February 1, 2005)
ISBN: 0740060023
Amazon Link

Windows Server 2003 MCSE Exam 70-293 Video Training – on DVD-ROM
Publisher: KeyStone Learning Systems (February 1, 2005)
ISBN: 0740060066
Amazon Link

Windows Server 2003 MCSE Exam 70-294 Video Training – on DVD-ROM
Publisher: KeyStone Learning Systems (February 1, 2005)
ISBN: 0740060082
Amazon Link

CompTIA A+ Certification 2005 Video Training – (Exam 220-301 and 220-302) on DVD-ROM
Publisher: KeyStone Learning Systems (February 1, 2005)
ISBN: 0740060317
Amazon Link

Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 MCSE Exam 70-284 on DVD-ROM
Publisher: KeyStone Learning Systems
Link

Ken Doctor | 05/06/18 | Technology

Ken Doctor, a leading news industry analyst, is the author of “Newsonomics: Twelve New Trends That Will Shape the News You Get” (St. Martin’s Press). It’s a handbook for the digital news decade to come. Newsonomics.com, with its new 5Spot feature tracking the trends, is a daily, updated web companion to the book.

As news industry analyst for Outsell, a global research and advisory firm, and through his own Content Bridges company, he covers the transformation of the news media, as it moves from print and broadcast to digital, focusing on changing business models and the journalism created.

In his work as an analyst, consultant and speaker, he focuses on what’s being lost and what’s being gained and on how sustainable models of contemporary journalism can be built. He believes we have now entered the Digital News Decade.

A veteran of the digital news industry, he combines deep experience as an executive in news strategy, revenue models and journalism. His experience includes 21 years with Knight Ridder, as well as time spent in the worlds of magazines, alternative journalism and syndication.

Bob LeVitus | 05/06/18 | Technology

Bob LeVitus, often referred to as “Dr. Mac,” has been considered one of the world’s leading authorities on the Macintosh and Mac OS for nearly twenty years. A prolific author, LeVitus has sold millions of books worldwide in a dozen languages. His recent titles include: Incredible iPhone Apps For Dummies, Incredible iPad Apps For Dummies, iPhone For Dummies 4th Edition, and Mac OS X Snow Leopard For Dummies. He’s been a tech columnist for the Houston Chronicle since 1996 and writes regularly for the Mac Observer Web site. His hobbies include playing guitar with the infamous Macworld All-Star Band, engineering audio recordings (mostly of classic rock songs), and budget filmmaking.

LeVitus also has a Macintosh computing consultancy that offers expert technical help, training, and pre-purchase advice to Mac users via phone, e-mail, and/or Internet-enabled remote control software.
For the latest information on Bob “Dr. Mac” LeVitus or the services he offers, please visit www.boblevitus.com.