David Alan Grier is a long-term writer for the IEEE Computer Society and has served as Vice President of Publications for the Society. He is the author of books such as When Computers Were Human (Princeton 2005) and Too Soon to Tell (Wiley-IEEE Computer Society 2009). He writes the column and blog "The Known World" for Computer and, among other courses, has taught composition at the George Washington University. He is currently an associate professor of International Science and Technology Policy.
Evan Butterfield is the Director of Products and Services for the IEEE Computer Society. Previously, he was Vice President of Product Development and Publisher for Kaplan Professional in Chicago and taught college composition classes at George Washington and American Universities in Washington, DC. He received his JD from DePaul University in Chicago and has an unnatural interest in copyright and intellectual property issues. He now lives in Southern California.