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profilepic4Whitson Gordon is the editor-in-chief of How-To Geek. He is also a Windows user, PC builder, metalhead, chopstick-using potato chip eater, and Midwest-to-Southern California transplant.

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10f86656-c10a-4f31-936c-a897c95f4a5aWalter Glenn is How-To Geek’s senior editor, as well as a long time computer geek and tech writer. Though he’s mostly a Windows and gadget guy, he has a fondness for anything tech.

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unnamedJason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don’t have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he’s interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart).


3ec5a9e6-264d-4647-9c5a-98a4c1088c90Chris Hoffman is a technology writer and all-around computer geek. He’s as at home using the Linux terminal as he is digging into the Windows registry.

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BvrG6omPCameron Summerson is a self-made geek, Android enthusiast, horror movie fanatic, metalhead, and cyclist. When he’s not pounding keys on the ‘net, you can find him spending time with his wife and kids, chugging away on the 6-string, spinning on the streets, or watching The Texas Chainsaw Massacre.

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b31ae70c-2979-4349-a99a-383271e40a91Craig Lloyd writes about smarthome for How-To Geek, and is an aspiring handyman who loves tinkering with anything and everything around the house. He’s also a mediocre gamer, aviation geek, baseball fan, motorcyclist, and proud introvert.

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1OAytM3SJustin Pot loves explaining technology. At some point his writing career merged with his tech hobby, and he’s never looked back. When not trying out new apps, unnecessarily switching browsers again, or generally breaking things, Justin is enjoying nature, playing games, or watching stuff.

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Eric Ravenscraft covers smarthome tech for How-To Geek. He’s a problem solver who never learned to say no to a project. When he’s not fixing things, he’s cosplaying at cons, playing video games, and watching too many comic book movies.

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Michael Crider has been covering technology on the web since 2011. His interests include folk music, football, science fiction, and salsa verde, in no particular order. He wrote a novel called Good Intentions: A Supervillain Story, and it’s available on Amazon.


harryguinnessHarry Guinness writes when he’s not busy skiing, sailing, partying, lifting weights, or otherwise dodging responsibility. His main areas of interest are himself, gin, and crazy people with interesting stories to tell. When people won’t pay him to write ill-thought-out opinion pieces, he covers photography, technology, and culture.

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Akemi Iwaya is a devoted Mozilla Firefox user who enjoys working with multiple browsers and occasionally dabbling with Linux. She also loves reading fantasy and sci-fi stories as well as playing “old school” role-playing games. Image by Isaac Jose Sanchez Meza/Shutterstock.com.

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Keanan Koppenhaver is How-To Geek’s Developer. He hails from Chicago where he codes all the things, play basketball when it’s warm enough, and tries to keep his cat from sending too many errant Slack messages.

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lowellLowell Heddings, better known online as The Geek, is the founder of How-To Geek. He spends all his free time making sure this site can bring you fresh geekery on a daily basis, and has been doing so for over eight years.

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