Kaolin Fire

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

TL;DR:

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

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

Apple App Store: https://itunes.apple.com/vg/artist/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.

Education

Skills 3.0 [2010+]

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.

Skills 2.0 [2005-2010]

Languages: AS3/Flex, C/C++/Objective C, SQL, PHP, JavaScript, HTML/xHTML, CSS, Python.

Language Toolkits: OpenGL, OpenAL.

Programming: Algorithms, Object Oriented Design, E-commerce, Cross-platform development, XML.

Databases: MySQL.

Software: Adobe Photoshop (8-CS2), vi/vim.

Server Software: BIND, Apache httpd, varnish, postfix, svn, mailman, bash/tcsh.

Operating Systems: Linux (Fedora), FreeBSD, Dos/Windows, OS X.

Skills 1.0 [1995-2005]

Languages: Java, JSP/Servlets, JDBC, Perl, Lisp/Scheme, Motorola 6510 Assembly, MIPS, LaTeX.

Language Toolkits: GLUT, MFC, DirectDraw, GTK+, SVGAlib.

Programming: Patterns & Antipatterns, i18n.

Databases: PostgreSQL, SQL Server, Access, mSQL.

Software: Blender, Gimp, make/ant.

Server Software: Resin, Tomcat, Sendmail, CVS/Perforce, bash/tcsh.

Electrical Engineering: Embedded devices, Fourier/Laplace/Z transforms, FPGA design.

Operating Systems: AIX.

Interests

Miscellany

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

SDE III
A9 (San Francisco, California, USA)
April 2014-Present

Achievements:

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

Achievements:

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

Achievements:

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

Achievements:

Partner
Hand Brewed, LLC (Los Angeles, California, USA)
January 2006-August 2010

Achievements:

Adjunct Faculty
College of the Canyons (Santa Clarita, California, USA)
August 2006-May 2008

Achievements:

Programming Manager
Centric (Valencia, California, USA)
November 2004-January 2006

Achievements:

Lead Developer
Timbuk2 Designs (San Francisco, California, USA)
June 2003-November 2004

Achievements:

Freelance Web Developer
Self-employed (Oakland, California, USA)
July 2002-June 2003

Achievements:

Lead Engineer
Pharsight Corp, formerly Metazoa, Inc. (San Francisco, California, USA)
March 2000-July 2002

Achievements:

Software Architect/Developer
(personal projects)
1998-Present

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Last modified 10 May 2016.