Bruce W. Herr II is a full time software developer at the Cyberinfrastructure for Network Science Center at Indiana University, directed by Katy Börner. He enjoys making beautiful, extensible, usable, and maintainable software. Research interests are information visualization, human-computer interaction, taking advantage of cognitive processing in software, software design, aesthetics in visualization, and extensible software. Major software projects are the Taxonomy Validator, InfoVis Cyberinfrastructure, CIShell: Cyberinfrastructure Shell, and Network Workbench. He has worked on many large-scale visualizations including Movies&Actors, Wikivis, Neurovis, and the US Patent Hierarchy Vis. Originally from North Vernon, Indiana, Bruce received his BS in Computer Science in 2004 from Indiana University. His personal website is at about.bh2.net .