Marty Cortinas is a San Francisco-based freelance editor and writer. He is the author of several columns about Apple computers published in TechWeb and Byte.com. He is the editor of several Peachpit Press books, including "Sad Macs, Bombs, and Other Disasters."
Marty became a Mac pro in 1993, when he joined the staff of MacWEEK as a copy editor. Marty worked there until its closure in 1999, by which time he had become managing editor. Before he joined the technology industry, Marty was an editor at several newspapers, including The Oakland Tribune, The Alameda Newspaper Group, The Modesto Bee, and the Mesa Tribune. From April to October, he can be found in Section 105, Row 23, Seat 2 in Pacific Bell Park.