Brian Overland has been professionally programming with the C family of languages since the early 1980s. Yet--almost unique among programmers--he is an award-winning writer deeply committed to teaching and simplifying advanced concepts. He was first published at age 15 when he presented an original theory in mathematics. At Microsoft, he began as a software tester and rose to the jobs of programmer/writer, manager, and project lead. You can read his comments on technology, reviews, and his upcoming book projects at brianoverland.com.