Simon Gonzalez has written several sci-fi short stories and is currently writing a short novel, Miners. He earned a PhD in biological sciences and has co-authored a few scientific articles, including work on alternative genetic systems.

Born and raised on the border of South Texas, he is thinking about settling down in the hot, cumbia-rich town of San Antonio.

thedataranch.com is dedicated to the primordial genetic systems that led to, then were replaced by, DNA.

May you form and may your true potentials be realized on other, gentler planets.

And may our future interactions be like those of old friends.