Guy Davidson is the Coding Manager at UK-based Creative Assembly, makers of the Total War franchise, Halo Wars 2 and Alien:Isolation. He has been making games for nearly forty years. His professional interests include graphics, encryption and compression as well as memory management and file IO optimisation. He serves on the C++ Standards Committee where he is a voting member, participating heavily in SG14 and co-authoring the upcoming 2D Graphics API TS. He lives in Brighton on the South coast of England where he plays the piano, practices Tai Chi and raises three children with his wife. He’s trying to learn Spanish but is a little short of time.