Bernardo Kastrup has a Ph.D. in Computer Engineering and has worked as a scientist in some of the world's foremost research laboratories, including the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) and the Philips Research Laboratories (where the "Casimir Effect" of Quantum Field Theory was discovered). He has authored many scientific papers and three philosophy books: Rationalist Spirituality, Dreamed up Reality, and Meaning in Absurdity. Bernardo has also been an entrepreneur and founder of two high-tech businesses. Today, he holds a managerial position in the high-tech industry. In parallel, he maintains a philosophy blog, an audio/video podcast, and is busy writing a fourth book: a grand synthesis of his metaphysical views. Bernardo has lived and worked in four different countries across continents. He currently resides in the Netherlands.