Editor, Under the Computer Hood User Group
Art enlisted in the Navy in 1969 and retired after 20 years, during which he earned a Bachelors of Engineering-Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. He served in various computer and technology assignments, which led to civilian jobs in Computer Programming before retiring.
He joined the Heath User Group of San Diego in 1982 after building his first computer. The group transitioned to the Under the Computer Hood User Group as the home and business computer industry changed. He served in several positions with the UCHUG, including the current job as Editor of the group’s Drive Light newsletter since 1996. He uses both Linux (Mint) and Windows and prefers Open-Source programs such as Libre Office used to edit the newsletter, and GIMP, which he uses for photo and graphic editing for his photos and the newsletter.
Art submitted an altered photo in the 2020 APCUG photo contest, which won 3rd place.