(last updated 8/24/18) (no particular order to anything)
This is my self-absorbed recommendations corner. Much of what I consume and recommend do not agree with each other (and via my humanist tendencies, I do not agree with them totally either), but I really enjoy the dialectic.
Please let me know if you plan check these out and I will happily suggest my favorite entry points.
Things I read occasionally
Technology I like
Media consistent with my preferences/worldview
UT Austin · B.S. Computer Science and Biology minor
Aug 2013—May 2016; Jan 2017—July 2018
Texas Convergent · Director
Jan 2017—May 2018
Blog Post: Build Teams at Texas Convergent
Built and launched a startup incubator and product development org—the first one to be sponsored by both the Department of Computer Science and the McCombs School of Business. I give talks and design a product development curriculum for interdisciplinary teams, consumed by over 100 students. Helped scale it from 0 to over 130 members by planning and executing deep organizational, marketing, and onboarding strategies.
Seekr · Interim CTO
Jan 2018—May 2018
Contract appointment for experiences marketplace in Texas Convergent’s venture incubator and Longhorn Startup Lab. I wrote and deployed it from scratch, hired and trained an intern, designed product, etc.
Desktop Genetics · Software Engineer Intern
Sep 2016—Dec 2016 · London, UK
Helped scale an AI platform for CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing.
Clover · Software Engineer Intern
May 2016—Aug 2016 · Sunnyvale, CA
Wrote server infrastructure Python and Go code for point-of-sales device metrics.
Bold Metrics · Software Engineer Intern
Jun 2015—Dec 2015 · Austin, TX
Wrote full-stack Python web apps for a machine learning SaaS.
Student Cluster Competition · Team Member
Mar 2016—Nov 2016
Paper: Student Cluster Competition 2016 reproducibility challenge: Genomic partitioning with ParConnect
Evaluated hybrid multi-core and GPU-accelerated cluster performance against scientific apps at SC16.
Texas Lambda Alpha Nu · Social Chair · Active
May 2015—May 2016 · Sept 2014—May 2016
Organized hack days and parties for a co-ed tech interest fraternity.
In a past life (before I became a computer science major):
UT Austin College of Natural Sciences · Summer Research Fellow
Jun 2014—Aug 2014
Researched in an aptamer lab.
The Daily Texan · Copy Editor
Feb 2014—May 2014
Made sure the Tuesday edition avoided alternative facts and conformed to the AP Stylebook.
UT Austin College of Natural Sciences · College Readiness Mentor
May 2014—Aug 2014
Called parents of incoming freshmen and entered data into Microsoft Excel.
UT National Institute in Forensics · Debate Camp Instructor
Jul 2013—Aug 2013
Taught high-schoolers at debate camp following a nationally competitive run in high school.
Contact me/convince me that I’m wrong (so I can update my weights)