I'm a 19-year-old Californian who hacks Perl mostly for fun. I'm the Configure pumpking for Parrot, and I've dabbled in a few other areas of its design. (I'm also the youngest person to contribute a patch to the Parrot core--15, at the time.)
-----BEGIN PERL GEEK CODE BLOCK----- Version: 0.01
------END PERL GEEK CODE BLOCK------P+++>*$c+P6*R+++>++++M++>++++O++>++++MA ++>++++E+++>++++PU!BD C+$D!S++X!WP+>++++MO+PP++@n @CO-->++++PO-o++G++A >++++OLC+OLCC-OLJ---OLP---OLA--Ee Ev-Eon uL+uB+w-(+)m!
"All right, own up, who made the code portable?" --Simon Cozens, after seeing "O"s across the board in a Parrot on Win32 smoke test.