Stephen Pimentel writes science fiction and fantasy, mostly short stories. He lives with his wife in the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as a software engineer at Apple. Before moving to California, he worked for a technology startup near Washington, D.C. He has worked on various aspects of artificial intelligence (AI) throughout his career. He enjoys giving presentations at conferences, technical or otherwise.
In addition to writing, he is an avid reader. He maintains a reading list that grows ever longer in spite of his best efforts. His favorite author of fiction is Gene Wolfe. In addition to science fiction and fantasy, he reads widely in biology, economics, history, and philosophy. A particular recent interest is the nature of consciousness. He will accept invitations for most things relating to the above. You can find him on Twitter at @StephenPiment. Stop by and say hello!