Richard Raucci is a writer / editor / information designer living in San Francisco. A former Senior Editorial Director for IDG and McGraw-Hill technology magazines, he is the recipient of a Bronze Award from the American Society Of Business Magazine Publishers for the article “Antivirus Technologies Offer New Cures” (IEEE Computer), a STAND (Support And Training for New Directors) grant from the Film Arts Foundation in San Francisco, and was an invited participant to the Squaw Valley Writers Conference for Screenwriters.
He has edited / developed web sites and web content for large and small clients, including Mercedes-Benz USA, Galderma, and the Esalen Institiute. He designed the original layout for Yahooligans!, which became Yahoo Kids, for Yahoo!. His books include web design manuals, a guide to personal robotics, and science fiction collections / anthologies.
He is also the developer of several iPhone applications, including the Psychic Locator, and RSS readers for vertical markets, and is in the process of developing apps for the Android platform.
He has been a featured speaker at tech industry trade shows like InfoWorld and Uniforum, and regularly attends technology conferences in the Bay Area as a independent developer.