Gerald M. Weinberg (Jerry) writes “nerd novels,” such as The Aremac Project, about how brilliant young people produce fantastic inventions. Before taking up his science fiction career, he published books on human behavior, including Weinberg on Writing: The Fieldstone Method and The Psychology of Computer Programming. He also wrote books on leadership including Becoming a Technical Leader. He incorporates his knowledge of science, engineering, and human behavior into all of his software consulting work as well as his writing. Winner of the Warnier Prize and the Stevens Award for his writing on software quality, he is also a charter member of the Computing Hall of Fame in San Diego. His website and blogs may be found at www.geraldmweinberg.com.