After studying astrophysics, Joseph Stroberg spent four years teaching physical sciences in Gabon, then in France, before becoming a computer scientist in 1995. He has since worked for many companies of various sizes and fields of activity, in France, in California, then in Quebec. Since 2007, he has dual French and Canadian citizenship. Very eclectic, he has created databases, websites, software packages and software tools in over a dozen languages, on various systems, using multiple technologies. At the same time, he wrote an essay published in 1991 and a dozen feature articles in an esoteric magazine, created the covers of a few books, wrote a few poems… before embarking on writing science fiction novels [all in French].