Geoff Dutton

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Geoff Dutton's meteoric career as a geospatial software engineer in academia and business crashed and burned in a series of foreseeable layoffs. In response, he did what many burned-out academics and techies do: become a professional mansplainer, spending the prime of his life as a columnist and a technical writer telling computer users what they should and should not do. He also found time to author hundreds of stories, articles, memoirs, diatribes , and the odd poem online, a sampling of which plus recent writings awaits curious readers  at


Cover Photo: The Google Docs Will See You Now by Geoff Dutton