When he's not working for CWiMI as a research programmer and general dogsbody, he's a mild-mannered doctoral candidate at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, studying the circulation of salt on coal mines.
(Because computational hydrogeochemistry turns out to be fun. And you get to use as much Python as you want.)
At some point he intends to take a serious look at XO laptops as a tool for educational change in Edward River shire. But for now hanging out with the kids there while they do cool stuff with them will have to do.