Gene Steinberg, author of 30 books and hundreds of articles on computer-related topics, has been involved with the Mac world since 1984. He is a regular columnist for "USAToday.com" and Gannett News Service and a contributing editor for CNET technology news service, and maintains a Mac support Web site at www.macnightowl.com. As a software/systems consultant, Gene's client list included bestselling author Tom Clancy.
Bell is the Webmaster and Macintosh Specialist for the Duke University Office of Information Technology. He married Virginia D. Smith.