The author of this blog is Marco Cantù a Borland Delphi guru with 10 books published on the topic in the US (8 Mastering Delphi editions, DDH, and Mastering Kylix) and tens of translations around the world. Before working with Delphi, he did publish 3 books on C++ (particularly Borland C++ and the venerable OWL library).
Besides writing, he teaches classes on Delphi and XML technologies, and has spoken at many conferences and user groups worldwide. He has spokean at over 10 Borland US Conferences, at the Software Development Conference (SD), Borland European conferences, EKON (Germany), DCon (UK), Conference to the Max (Holland), and (of course) quite a few in Italy.
Marco lives in Piacenza, Italy with his wife Lella, their kids Benedetta and Jacopo, and their dog Lillo.
You can comment about the blog entries on this site directly. For other questions (including technical ones), the preferred approach is to use my personal newsgroup (info on www.marcocantu.com, available also on delphi.newswhat.com).
If you want to sent me email, use my marco.cantu account at gmail.