Author, programmer, speaker
Cory Althoff is a programmer, speaker, and author whose work includes The Self-Taught Programmer and The Self-Taught Computer Scientist. After graduating with a major in political science, Cory taught himself to program, eventually becoming a software engineer at eBay. Cory's books have been translated into eight languages, and he has appeared in publications like Forbes and CNBC. Over 250K developers are part of the self-taught programmer community he created through his popular Facebook group, blog, course, and newsletter. Cory lives in California with his wife and daughter.