Simon St. Laurent has spent most of his career explaining technology. He is co-chair of the Fluent and OSCON conferences, a Senior Editor at O'Reilly, and a web developer. He has written over a dozen books, including Introducing Elixir , Introducing Erlang, Learning Rails, XML Elements of Style, and XML: A Primer. He spends his spare time
making objects out of wood and presenting on local history.