Born in northern Virginia, William Ford has had a relationship with computers since 1985. William worked as a computer sales associate and as a parts specialist in the early 1990s and later as a technician. He is currently a consultant and technical assistant to the Appomattox County Library. William went to school in Fairfax County, Virginia, and acquired training in computer sales and services from CompUSA and Best Buy. He is a self-taught computer technician and earned several certifications from Brainbench.com in 2001, including Windows administration and networking. Currently he runs an on-site computer repair service in Appomattox, Virginia. William has designed and built many computer systems including a model that was designed for long-time friend, Daniel, as a film and video editing system for professional filmmaking. William’s desire is to make technology easier to understand so everyone can take advantage of the technological advances of our age.Ford Jr., William is the author of 'Personal Computer Upgrades Demystified The Layman's Guide to Upgrading Computer Components', published 2007 under ISBN 9781424152643 and ISBN 142415264X.