Brian Gormanly is a Lead Engineer turned professor, he focuses on writing software in IoT, Robotics, Localization / SLAM. Software that has to deal with the physical world. He have also spent a great deal of time as a Full Stack web developer and architect particularly in the education sector. He is a practitioner of Open Source and an insatiable hobbyist and tinker. He is currently working on creating SIOP, a method of abstraction at the protocol level which separates hardware and software by semantically describing interactions between them.