Kirk and his wife have three girls. They live in Austin, Texas, where he works at Electronic Arts as a Site Reliability Engineer. He is an tech enthusiast, open source advocate, a fan of classic and indie video games, and homeschooling graduate. He's thrilled to be homeschooling his daughters alongside his wife. Their goals include living full-time in an RV as a family, and then owning some acreage for their homestead.