"Piers, do you want to do a keynote at OSCON?"
"Yes! What should I talk about?"
"Well... you know xkcd.com?"
"There's this strip over here. It'd be fun if..."
"Oh! Hell yes!"
So here I am. Saying yes.
Piers Cawley started programming Perl in the mid nineties, but recently spent a few years working as a Ruby programmer.
He's currently writing Perl for Headforwards in Cornwall. His surfing days are behind him.
He's a singer and balloon modeller, and has created custom balloon millinery for Sarah Novotny.