He is in his mid-30s, physically imposing, and not a geek. Currently he is designing an autonomous system for detecting network attacks and taking action in response. Are you teaching the computer, or is it learning on its own? If you are teaching it, then how clean is your data set?
This idea he conjured was to demonstrate the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders handbook's complexity and rigidity.
Among the symptoms he included in this parody were "important social or occupational activities that are given up or reduced because of the internet use", "fantasies or dreams about the internet" and "voluntary or involuntary typing movements of the fingers".
In webspace he is known as a grand master of the dark art of hacking.
He is one of a small elite—maybe a hundred, maybe fewer—all of whom are secretive and obsessed with security.
Goldberg himself has redefined IAD as a "pathological Internet use disorder" (also known as PIU) to avoid what he started as a joke to be thought of as an officially diagnosed addiction, such as an addiction to heroin.