Doug Hellmann is a Senior Software Engineer at Racemi and former
Editor in Chief for Python Magazine. He has been programming in Python since
version 1.4, and prior to Python worked mostly with C on a variety of
Unix and non-Unix platforms. He has worked on projects ranging from
mapping to medical news publishing, with a little banking thrown in
for good measure. He is interested in usability, development
processes, and dynamic languages. As a recent convert to Mac OS X, he
is learning AppleScript and Objective C.
Doug spends his spare time working on several open source projects;
reading science fiction, history and biographies; writing the Python
Module of the Week blog series; and enjoying his new patio. He lives
in Athens, GA with his wife and cats.