Dr Martin Farncombe is the editor and principal author of Practical Memetics. He has worked as a software designer, lecturer, and management consultant, and ran a sourcing advisory business for 15 years,. He is the author of two books on business strategy as well as a number of academic articles on analytical chemistry and the theory of real estate. He is semi-retired, and devotes most of his time to the study and teaching of martial arts, and to helping out at the local aquarium. He lives in Vancouver, B.C
Professor Sue Blackmore is a freelance writer, lecturer and broadcaster, and a Visiting Professor at the University of Plymouth. She has a degree in psychology and physiology from Oxford University and PhD from the University of Surrey. Sue writes for several magazines and newspapers and is a frequent contributor and presenter on radio and television. She is author of over sixty academic articles, about eighty book contributions, and many book reviews. She lives in South Devon (UK) with her husband, Adam Hart-Davis.