Steve Zabriskie grew up in Omaha, Nebraska and Houston, Texas. He has a background in both cell biology and philosophy and completed his graduate studies at Stanford University. Steve worked through college coding HTML for commercial web sites and moved to San Francisco after graduating to work as a web developer at the tail end of the dot com boom. He has written on technology, philosophy and culture for a variety of publications including a newspaper he co-founded in San Francisco. Steve still lives in San Francisco and works in Silicon Valley at the intersection of technology and liberal arts.