Work as a Software Architect and Developer specialising in Microsoft Technologies, particularly for Line-of-business applications utilising Silverlight and SQL Server.
Life-long interest in science and more recent interest in active skepticism.
Keenly interested in photography, computer science, music (is an accomplished pianist and singer), technical theatre (stage lighting and sound), fitness (running, walking, cycling), food.
Husband of Susan and father of three children aged 11 - 16.
When not ranting about pseudoscience on the CUSP, Siouxsie Wiles is a microbiologist and bioluminescence enthusiast who heads the Bioluminescent Superbugs Group at the University of Auckland. She can also be found blogging about miscellaneous science and skeptical issues @ Infectious Thoughts on Sciblogs.
Currently working for Auckland Library as a Learning Centre Coordinator. Teaching Basic Computer Skills.
Magician, Amateur - I do magic as a hobby. Mostly collecting and performing at Club Nights. I even do the occasional magic show (mostly for friends and family).
I've been a skeptic since 2005/2006. I'm on the commitee for the NZ Skeptics and I organised the 2008 and 2010 annual conferences (with a little bit of help from time-to-time).