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William Keeley, the author of "Tech Tactics Money Saving Secrets" and "Tech Tactics Publishing and Production Secrets," has the gift of high functioning autism and has been involved with computers and electronics for most of his life. While growing up, most of his peers were out playing sports or were involved in highly social activities while William was studying, researching, learning, programming, and making things. As a result of this, William has built up vast stores of knowledge and experience and wants to offer readers the benefits of thirty one years of study, experience, and hard work in computer related disciplines. In high school during the mid 1980's, William has won multiple awards at academic contests related to mathematics and computer science. Some of these include third place in Geometry at Chipola College Math Olympiad, first place in Computer Literacy at George C. Wallace College two years in a row, and third place in Computer Programming at George C. Wallace. He also won first place in Data Processing Concepts two years in a row in district Future Business Leaders Association of America. William has also helped both students and teachers with computer related questions and problems throughout his high school career and continues to do so to this day.
William Keeley is also listed in Who's Who among America's Junior Colleges and was on the dean's list during his career at Chipola College. He is also a graduate of the U.S. Navy's Nuclear Field "A" School in Electronics.
William has worked in several different occupations relating to computers, telephones, and electronics. This includes employment as a telephone technician, computer technical support agent, assistant systems administrator for a Fortune 500 company, a sales maker for a large electronics chain, and a computer integration technician (lots of programming) for a small electronics company. All of these jobs has allowed William to gain his real world, common sense experience relating to technology.
William has installed and used several operating systems on his personal computers. These include CP/M, MS-DOS, Windows 3.11, SCO Unix, Debian Linux, Slackware Linux, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows XP, his own custom made distribution of Linux, Gentoo Linux, Mandriva Linux, and Windows 7.
William has used and worked on computers running Solaris and BSD Unix as well.
William is also a self taught programmer who has studied and used BASIC, Assembly Language, C, C++, and Java. In finding study materials, William has had to wade through tons of junk information in order to get to the real gems that are available on-line. William has also designed, set up and installed his own phone and security system.
William currently is a self employed computer consultant and an I.T. Instructor who teaches students with Asperger's Syndrome. William's goal is to teach real world problem solving based on technical knowledge and common sense.