Kaolin Fire

Email: kaolin.fire@erif.org
Phone: 510 919-4966


Github: https://github.com/kaolin/.

Stack Overflow: http://stackoverflow.com/users/856925/kaolin-fire.

Apple App Store: https://itunes.apple.com/us/developer/kaolin-fire/id506161943.

Other Apps I've Written: TextDetective: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/textdetective/id541494875?mt=8, MagniFire: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/magnifire/id589564315?mt=8, Saintify: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/saintify/id608804799?mt=8.


Skills 3.1 [2015+]

Languages: Objective C/C++/C, Python, Swift, glsl/gles.

Language Toolkits: OpenCV, Dlib, sklearn.

Programming: Product Development and Management, Process Definition, Architecture Definition and Review, Computer Vision/Machine Learning.

Databases: PostgreSQL, MySQL, sqlite.

Software: Adobe Photoshop, Xcode, vi/vim, Jenkins.

Server Software: git, bash/tcsh, aws-cli.

Operating Systems: OS X, Linux (Ubuntu).

Skills 3.0 [2010-2015]

Languages: Objective C/C++/C, Python, AS3.

Language Toolkits: Cocos2d, OpenCV.

Programming: Product Development, Algorithms, Object Oriented Design, Computer Vision, Probabilistic Graphical Models.

Databases: PostgreSQL, MySQL.

Software: Adobe Photoshop, Xcode, vi/vim.

Server Software: git, svn, bash/tcsh.

Operating Systems: OS X, FreeBSD.



Excellent communication and problem-solving skills, with a strong ability to adapt to the situation at hand.

Specialties include (but are not limited to) database interfaces, creating data channels between heterogeneous systems, quickly evaluating and learning new technologies, and designing systems that run themselves.

Many years of experience using and administering a wide range of computer platforms.

Well-rounded person with an eclectic set of interests, ideas, and hobbies; I add personality and depth to any situation.

Favorite words include: context, perspective, and scale.

Employment History

Principal Architect / Director of Research / Director of iOS / Subverter of Product
DITTO (San Francisco, California, USA)
June 2016-Present


A9 (San Francisco, California, USA)
April 2014-June 2016


VP of Products
Blindsight (Berkeley, California, USA)
September 2012-April 2014


Senior Software Engineer
Blindsight (Berkeley, California, USA)
September 2011-September 2012


Senior Software Engineer
510 Systems (Berkeley, California, USA)
June 2010-August 2011


Software Architect/Developer
(personal projects)


Last modified 29 September 2017.