Kyle Laskowski is a physicist, technologist, and writer. He is a cofounder of the Vision of Earth project, where he focuses primarily on the human impacts of energy policy and the technical prospects for humanity’s future in space. He has also helped develop and manage the Realism Overhaul project, which modifies Kerbal Space Program, a popular space exploration game, to more accurately reflect the difficulty of navigating space as well as the true capabilities of past, present, and prospective technologies. From Guernsey, Saskatchewan in Canada, Kyle gained an honours science degree in physics at the University of Regina alongside a number of other Ruling Ourselves authors and contributors. Currently, he works on the Human Diagnosis Project, an open intelligence system that maps the steps to help any patient. An avid cyclist and hiker, Kyle currently lives in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada with his partner Alana.