Andy Hunt is the co-author of the seminal software development book, The Pragmatic Programmer. Together with Dave Thomas, they founded The Pragmatic Programmers and are well known as founders of the agile movement and authors of the Agile Manifesto, as well as proponents of Ruby and more flexible programming paradigms. Besides being an experienced developer and author of a dozen or so books on programming, agile methods and learning, he also writes science fiction, is a woodworker and musician. Talk about cool, hey?