Tony Northrup

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Tony Northrup (born January 3, 1974) is an American author, photographer, and video instructor.[1][2][3] Northrup was born in Binghamton, New York, raised in Pflugerville, Texas, and currently resides in Waterford, Connecticut.

In June, 2000, Northrup won the Sexiest Geek Alive contest.[4][5][6][7][8] Following the contest he made appearances on several TV shows, including Good Morning America,[9] the Montel Williams Show,[10] and To Tell The Truth.[11] Northrup has spoken at conferences and hosted events[12] and webcasts.[13][14] Northrup is regularly cited as a technology expert.[15][16][17] Northrup created a series of videos[18] and a book showing how to use technology to create custom solutions to common problems.[19]

Books[edit]

Northrup has published 32 how-to books covering Windows systems administration, software development, and photography for Microsoft Press, O'Reilly, SAMS Publishing, and Mason Press. Among the books he has authored and co-authored are several Resource Kits, an MCDST book that won the Distinguished Award from the Puget Sound Chapter of the Society for Technical Communication,[20] and several Microsoft Press Training Kits that were featured on Leonard and Sheldon's bookshelf on The Big Bang Theory TV show.[21][22][23]

Photography[edit]

Northrup's photographs have been published in numerous places in print and on the web. Some examples are:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Microsoft Windows 7 Tutorial DVD - Video Training". Infinite Skills. 
  2. ^ "MTA Web Development Fundamentals Course". LearnKey. 
  3. ^ "MTA .NET Fundamentals Course". LearnKey. 
  4. ^ "The Geek Elite". Chicago Tribune. June 28, 2000. 
  5. ^ Gillespie, Spike (March 16, 2000). "'Sexiest Geek' won't let power go to head". Dallas Morning News. 
  6. ^ Bombardieri, Marcella (June 25, 2000). "They call him the sexiest geek alive". Toronto Star. 
  7. ^ Bombardieri, Marcella (June 7, 2000). "THE ELITE GEEK CONTEST WINNER FINDS NEWFOUND PRIDE AND HIP CACHET". Boston Globe. 
  8. ^ "Who wants to be the sexiest geek alive?". Salon. March 7, 2000. 
  9. ^ People Magazine. October 14, 1998 http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,617489,00.html |url= missing title (help). 
  10. ^ "TV Guide". TV Guide. 
  11. ^ "2000-02 Episode Guide "To Tell The Truth"". 
  12. ^ Hartigan, Patti (March 31, 2000). "CALLING ALL GEEKS: TIME TO PARTY!". Boston Globe. 
  13. ^ "Expert Zone Support WebCast - Level 200: How to use GPS on a Tablet PC". Microsoft. 
  14. ^ "Expert Zone Support WebCast: Wireless Home Networking and Windows XP Service Pack 2". Microsoft. 
  15. ^ Romano, Jay (March 12, 2006). "YOUR HOME; Wireless Web Access For Every Tenant". New York Times. 
  16. ^ "Choppy video frustrates wireless user". The Post and Courier. June 23, 2008. 
  17. ^ "RPC/DCOM-Wurm W32.Blaster mutiert". Heise Security. 
  18. ^ "Channel 9 Coding4Fun". MSDN. 
  19. ^ "Everyday Hackers". Boston Globe. April 19, 2004. 
  20. ^ "Projects". ConText Editorial Services. 
  21. ^ Musgrave, Devon. "The Big Bang Theory: Leonard and the books". Microsoft Press Blog. 
  22. ^ Musgrave, Devon. "The Big Bang Theory, Season 3". Microsoft Press Blogs. 
  23. ^ "Microsoft’s product placements in The Big Bang Theory". UX Passion. 
  24. ^ "Everyday Hackers". Boston Globe. April 19, 2004. 
  25. ^ "Projects". ConText Editorial Services. 
  26. ^ Musgrave, Devon. "The Big Bang Theory: Leonard and the books". Microsoft Press Blog. 
  27. ^ Musgrave, Devon. "The Big Bang Theory, Season 3". Microsoft Press Blogs. 
  28. ^ "Microsoft’s product placements in The Big Bang Theory". UX Passion. 
  29. ^ Musgrave, Devon. "The Big Bang Theory: Leonard and the books". Microsoft Press Blog. 
  30. ^ Musgrave, Devon. "The Big Bang Theory, Season 3". Microsoft Press Blogs. 
  31. ^ "Microsoft’s product placements in The Big Bang Theory". UX Passion. 
  32. ^ "Computer Guys & Gal". Kojo Nnamdi. 
  33. ^ "How To Create Stunning Digital Photography: A Q/A with the Author". The Scope Magazine. 
  34. ^ Ahn, et al., Sally. "Image Cropping: Collection and Analysis of Crowdsourced Data". Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences University of California at Berkeley.