A Canadian-British Co-editor of the blog Boing Boing and a proponent of the Creative Commons organization. He is also the co-founder of the popular free software company named Opencola which was later sold to the company named Open Text Corporation. He was raised in Jewish activist household. When he was small he involved himself in nuclear disarmament activism. He completed his high school diploma from the SEED School and he attended four more universities with out gaining any degrees. His novel "Makers" which he wrote in 2009 helped him to gain more popularity.
Exploring his personal life, he has already married. In an interview he told that his wife is very supportive and she has always been source of his inspiration. Till now there has been no rumor and report regarding their extra marital affair and conflict from both sides which suggest that they are leading happy married life. Together they are parents of one beautiful daughter.