Boris is a physicist with deep affection and admiration for the arts. He currently lives in Washington, DC, where he resides in an apartment gradually filling with books, string lights, and tools.

A divergent thinker who can't abide an echo chamber, Jessie has served as a CIA leadership analyst, a Google Policy Fellow, assistant the Consul General of Japan in Detroit, and a Segway-riding Mars Rover expert at the 2005 World Expo’s US Pavilion. She is now an writer, editor, and research analyst for private clients.