Chris Ferrie is an award-winning physicist and Senior Lecturer for Quantum Software and Information at the University of Technology Sydney. He has a Masters in Applied Mathematics, BMath in Mathematical Physics and a PhD in Applied Mathematics. He lives in Australia with his wife and children. Cara Florance has a PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Colorado, Boulder and worked in biotech researching catalytic RNA. She also has a BS in Chemistry with work experience in astrobiology and radiation decontamination.