The author has a degree in Electrical Engineering but has been working as a software developer ( using C, C++, Assembly and shell scripting), technical writer, sysadmin, and automation engineer. He has worked with software development for Windows, Linux, Unix, embedded systems, smart cards, fiscal printers, telecom, "point of sale" devices and likes the odds of handling binary buffers and parsing byte arrays while handling various types of protocols.
He is a big fan of Yes, Genesis, Gentle Giant, Rush, Iron Maiden, King Crimson, Dream Theater, Meshuggah, Queensryche, Deep Purple, Judas Priest, Pantera, System of a Down, Allan Holdsworth, echolyn, Magellan among a plethora of others;
Daniel is an avid reader of Jack Vance, Tolkien, Gene Wolfe, Kurt Busiek, Jim Starlin and many others.
Daniel mostly loves his family, and hanging out with them to see a movie, eat Italian food, or simply staying at home watching cable tv or a film on Netflix or cable streaming, preferably a nerd-type film, cartoon or show. He can easily be found watching cartoon network with his youngest son.
He plays bass guitar ( but is not quite good hahaha)
Yes, he loves Star Wars and Guardians of The Galaxy and is a Chris Nolan fanboy.