Alan Forrester's main claim to fame is completing all the problems on 4clojure. His less impressive achievements include a PhD. in physics and working on a geographical information system.
Talks I've Given
Lightning Talk: Microscopic Clojure
Featuring Alan Forrester
Alan learned Clojure mostly by writing code to make microscopic optical devices by direct laser writing (DLW). DLW uses a highly focused laser to produce controlled chemical reactions in a custom polymer. Those reactions make the polymer change state from solid to liquid or vice versa in regions...clojure dlw laser optical