Scott Draves, AKA Spot, is a visualist and programmer residing in San Francisco. His software artworks and graphics are distributed for free on the Internet, and he performs live as a VJ at underground raves and clubs. Spot's art career began in 1993 when he received an award from the Prix Ars Electronica in Linz Austria for "Flame #149." In 1997 he received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University. He has a day job doing R&D for DreamWorks SKG. For more information visit Scott's web site.