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My name’s Anthony Dean, and I’m available to perform various technical writing services.

I’ve had articles published in several magazines, including “Linux Journal” and “Ubuntu User.”

Since 2010, I’ve run my own blog, Diverse Tech Geek, which focuses on media and technology topics. Media topics covered include: media industry news; comics; animation; and diversity issues. Technology topics covered include: tech industry news; digital media (streaming audio/video, digital comics); blogging; and Linux/open source software.

I’m a graduate of Purdue University (BA, Professional Writing), and live in Seattle.

For more information about my work history, please see my LinkedIn profile. If interested in my services, please use my contact page.


Skills I possess include:

  • Search engine optimization (SEO)
  • WordPress
  • Ghost
  • HTML
  • Markdown
  • Basic CSS skills
  • Social media usage (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) for blog promotion
  • Google Analytics
  • Linux (Ubuntu, Linux Mint)
  • Blogging
  • Professional writing
  • Slack
  • Trello

Writing examples

Blogging and website management



  • Xubuntu Linux 16.04 LTS post-installation guide. Software installation suggestions and other tips after installing Xubuntu Linux 16.04.
  • How to dual-boot Linux Mint alongside Windows 10.
  • Full Speed Ahead With Handbrake (“Linux Journal,” May 2010 issue). An article about Handbrake, a multi-platform program for converting DVD video (and other video formats) to digital video files.
  • KeePassX: Keeping Your Passwords Safe (“Linux Journal,” January 2012 issue). An article about KeePassX, a multi-platform password management program.
  • GCstar (“Ubuntu User,” issue #5, Summer 2010). An article about GCstar, a Linux program used for hobbyists to keep track of various types of collections (comic books, stamps, coins, etc.).
  • Back In Time (“Ubuntu User,” issue #6, Fall 2010). An article about Back In Time, a program for automated incremental hard drive backups; it’s similar to MacOS’ Time Machine.
  • Liferea (“Ubuntu User,” issue #8, Spring 2011). An article about Liferea, an RSS newsfeed reader.



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