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I've written a number of books in the computer field, if you're interested.
 
I've written a number of books in the computer field, if you're interested.
  
* ''Macintosh Terminal Pocket Guide'', 2012, ISBN 1-4493-2834-2.
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# ''Macintosh Terminal Pocket Guide'', 2012, ISBN 1-4493-2834-2.
* 'Linux Pocket Guide'', Second Edition, 2012, ISBN 1-4493-1669-7.
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# ''Linux Pocket Guide'', Second Edition, 2012, ISBN 1-4493-1669-7.
* ''MediaWiki'', 2008, ISBN 978-0-5965-1979-7.  (All about the software that powers {{SITENAME}}.)
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# ''MediaWiki'', 2008, ISBN 978-0-5965-1979-7.  (All about the software that powers {{SITENAME}}.)
* ''SSH, The Secure Shell: The Definitive Guide'', Second Edition, 2005, ISBN 0-596-00895-3.
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# ''SSH, The Secure Shell: The Definitive Guide'', Second Edition, 2005, ISBN 0-596-00895-3.
* ''Linux Pocket Guide'', 2004, ISBN 0-596-00628-4.
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# ''Linux Pocket Guide'', 2004, ISBN 0-596-00628-4.
* ''Linux Security Cookbook'', 2003, ISBN 0-596-00391-9.
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# ''Linux Security Cookbook'', 2003, ISBN 0-596-00391-9.
* ''SSH, The Secure Shell: The Definitive Guide'', 2001, ISBN 0-596-00011-1.
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# ''SSH, The Secure Shell: The Definitive Guide'', 2001, ISBN 0-596-00011-1.
* ''NetResearch: Finding Information Online'', 1997, ISBN 1-56592-245-X.
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# ''NetResearch: Finding Information Online'', 1997, ISBN 1-56592-245-X.
* ''Bandits on the Information Superhighway'', 1996, ISBN 1-56592-156-9.
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# ''Bandits on the Information Superhighway'', 1996, ISBN 1-56592-156-9.
  
 
== See also ==
 
== See also ==

Revision as of 02:43, 14 March 2013

Dan Barrett in 2006

Dan Barrett is the creator and sysop of The Gentle Giant Home Page.

About me

Ray, Dan, and Kerry in London, 1998

I've been a progressive rock fan for many years but, believe it or not, didn't hear of Gentle Giant until 1987, when a good friend introduced me to The Power and the Glory. And... I didn't like it! But somehow, those complex compositions ingrained themselves on my brain, and today that album is my favorite in all of rock music.

I created the GG Home Page while working on a Ph.D. in computer science at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. These days, I work in the software industry in the area of "knowledge management" (e.g., wikis!). I've also worked in the financial industry and done freelance web design.

I'm a musician too, playing keyboards, vocals, didgeridoo, and most recently, Chapman Stick.

Contact

You can email me at:

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Books

I've written a number of books in the computer field, if you're interested.

  1. Macintosh Terminal Pocket Guide, 2012, ISBN 1-4493-2834-2.
  2. Linux Pocket Guide, Second Edition, 2012, ISBN 1-4493-1669-7.
  3. MediaWiki, 2008, ISBN 978-0-5965-1979-7. (All about the software that powers The Gentle Giant Home Page.)
  4. SSH, The Secure Shell: The Definitive Guide, Second Edition, 2005, ISBN 0-596-00895-3.
  5. Linux Pocket Guide, 2004, ISBN 0-596-00628-4.
  6. Linux Security Cookbook, 2003, ISBN 0-596-00391-9.
  7. SSH, The Secure Shell: The Definitive Guide, 2001, ISBN 0-596-00011-1.
  8. NetResearch: Finding Information Online, 1997, ISBN 1-56592-245-X.
  9. Bandits on the Information Superhighway, 1996, ISBN 1-56592-156-9.

See also