I majored in Physical Anthropology and Psychology during college. I also have an MBA. I worked for major financial institutions most of career. I retired in 2000. I went back to work in 2004 to follow my passion in technology.
I live in weather-challenged Connecticut, USA. Been here a long time. Run a technology support company.
I am looking forward to learning about creative learning.
- RHFtechThe Tech Addict, present
- Citicorp, Smith Barney, MONY
Richard was a ham radio operator as an adolescent. Back then he built a Heathkit transceiver for his ham radio hobby. He has been using computers since 1972 when he was introduced to BASIC programming at the Harvard Business School. He was part of the team at Citibank in the 1970s that developed the modern ATM. We called them CATs, Customer Activated Terminals. He has been working with personal computers since 1981. He was the first person at Smith Barney to use an electronic spreadsheet, Lotus 1-2-3.
Today he works with Windows, Mac and Linux machines. He is a member of the Microsoft Partner Program.
He is a blogger and a former journalist. He writes a about technology at RHFtech Write on Tech, which is posted weekly by email and online. His column, The RHFtech Help Desk, was published for several years in The Hour (Norwalk), The Wilton Villager, and The Stamford Times. These newspapers are published in their respective southwestern Connecticut cities.
He makes frequent presentations about historical and evolving technology topics to local groups.He ias past president of the Fairfield County Computer Users Group (FCUG). He is a member of the Connecticut PC Users Group (CTPC), and moderates the Random Access program at CTPC monthly meetings.