(Updated 07 Jul 2018 in Brooklyn, New York. See website for latest.)
securely share video data, improving reproducibility and reuse while
respecting their subjects' rights. — https://github.com/databrary/databrary
Initialized unit test framework for Databrary's web service, allowing
test coverage to grow from 0 to 20% (and counting).
Rewrote Haskell, SQL, and Nix components to allow a simpler build
process and easier integration into CI and deploy systems.
Authored the backend priority list and initiated conversations on vision
with other stakeholders, contributing to an ongoing team realignment.
a novel solution to the funding dilemma facing Free/Open software and
other public works. — https://git.snowdrift.coop/sd/snowdrift
Slashed lines of code by 71% to focus team and volunteer effort.
Collaborated with team leadership on developing governance and structure
to maximize openness and effectiveness.
Implemented a new system architecture, new funding mechanism, and new
website as the project iterated on its mission.
Turned research prototypes into marketable products, encompassing
testing, refactoring, and developing new features.
Increased product reliability with expanded and automated tests.
December 2013–October 2014
Helped launch Linkbot Labs, Barobo's academic content platform, as
Barobo pivoted from building hardware to providing robot-based math and
March 2010–November 2013
USA and Europe
with AngularJS, and made open-source contributions to various projects.
Gained new strategic perspectives by connecting with diverse
communities: travelers, social activists, sailors, and technologists.
Solidified my independent work ethic as I traveled solo through 20
countries, half via bicycle.
Sr. Software Engineer
November 2007–March 2010
Thomson Reuters (formerly Starmine—acquired 2008)
Delved deep into new or forgotten projects, prototyping and
refactoring in order to increase clarity and quality. Ranged
from PHP scripts to MySQL queries to C++ data-processing.
Shared knowledge and expertise. A passion for ideas, technologies, and
documentation made me a recognized source of information on Vim, Perl,
shell scripting, and Free Software solutions.
Lead Web Developer and System Administrator
June 2005–May 2007
Contributed to all technological aspects of this early-stage
startup, including Linux administration, developer
collaboration, Perl system automation, and MySQL/PHP web development.
Computational Physics, B.S.
University of California at Davis
- Computer Science minor.
- Courses taken include:
|Programming Language Theory
|Data Structures and Algorithms
- Internships at
and the Air Force Research Lab.
February–April 2013 and October–December 2014
SOIC—The Swedish Ship Götheborg
Winter maintenance of the ship’s rigging, which is faithful to
18th-century standards and technology. Tarring, splicing,
lashing, rope laying, woodwork, and sail making.