Goodman began writing about electronics and computers in the late 1970s, and became a full-time author in 1981. In 1987, the first edition of the highly acclaimed ''The Complete HyperCard Handbook'' was published. This influential work was once cited as being "the best selling Macintosh book and fastest selling computer book in history".
Goodman has written a few apps for the iPhone, namely iFeltThat (earthquake maps) and BeaconAid-HF (for radio frequency monitoring).
Goodman was born in Chicago, Illinois, and moved to San Francisco in 1983. He has a BA and M.A. from the University of Wisconsin–Madison in Classical Antiquity. Provided by Wikipedia