Why you need an ABOUT page
"I've been playing around with a piece of software called Tinderbox. Tinderbox is simply amazing. It allows yoVera Ganley is really bright, too!) And so, having found Mr. Baron's weblog to be very intelligent indeed, I wanted to know more about the fellow.
But his weblog has no "About" page. I only know the author's name because it's in his URL.
It's not boasting to introduce yourself. Your readers need some context. Are you running a company, or teaching in a university, or raising children, or breeding camels? Are you a student in Omaha or Osaka or Östersund?