Toby Howard :: Writing

I write on general science, and computer-related topics specialising in computer graphics, advanced human-computer interfaces, virtual environments, and the Web. Also pseudoscience, the paranormal and Forteana.

I've written for The Guardian, New Scientist, Personal Computer World, PC Advisor, Times Higher Education Supplement, Fortean Times, Computer Graphics Forum, Computer Weekly, Computing, BCS Computer Bulletin, Systems International, Image Processing, Sun UK User, and The Freethinker.

Books
 
"The Media and the Brain", T.L.J. Howard and S.E. Donnelly, in Mind Myths: Exploring Popular Assumptions About the Mind and Brain, Sergio Della-Sala (Ed.), John Wiley, 1999, ISBN 0-471-98303-9. Also Chinese translation edition, 2005: 心智的迷思:探索大众对心智与大脑的普遍想法, Sergio Della Sala (編著), Ed., Jun Xian Guo (郭俊显 译) Translator,  心理出版社 (Publisher).
A Practical Introduction to PHIGS and PHIGS PLUS, T.L.J. Howard, W.T. Hewitt, R.J. Hubbold, K.M. Wyrwas, Addison-Wesley, 1991. 367 pages, ISBN 0-201-41641-7.

The Skeptic magazine

From 1989 to 1998 I co-edited The Skeptic magazine, which was founded by Wendy Grossman in 1986. The Skeptic continues to flourish under the editorship of Prof Chris French and Victoria Hamilton of the Anomalistic Psychology Unit at Goldsmith's College, London. In August 2005 I rejoined the magazine as co-Reviews Editor.


Personal Computer World

From 1996 to 2001 I wrote monthly Columns for the "Futures" section of Personal Computer World magazine.


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