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Program and Staff Management Software Development Process Management Programming (C/C++, Assembly (Motorola, ARM and Intel), perl, HTML, Java, Ada, Tcl / Tk) Neural Networks (including cognitive science, neurobiology, hardware solutions, architectures and parallel processing) Mathematics / Physics / Electrical Engineering (Statistical pattern recognition, data analysis, computer science, information theory, signal processing, control systems, VLSI design) Macintosh and UNIX system administration Documentation
Multimedia, AI, Web
Founding member of a software development company specializing in leading-edge consumer software. Created and implemented a multimedia software development process involving management, programming, creative and marketing aspects. Designed and implemented company-wide style guide and platform-independant debugging and data structure libraries. Successfully produced a number of titles on multiple platforms, both for commercial sale and under contract to clients, including multimedia, interactive television and web publishing. Currently managing all product development and staff for Videoactv Studios (5 full time, 10 consultants).
Lead the technical team for a major semiconductor manufacturerÂ¹s production of a next-generation neural network microprocessor and single board computer, resulting in three patents to date. Led the team that produced the software for the computer, including a CAD package for the graphical design of neural networks, a neural network design language, cross-compilers (for the neural network chip assembly, generic C, and Occam), neural network simulator board device drivers and internal chip routines. Produced all design and implementation documentation for the system.
C, C++, Assembly (various Motorola, ARM and Intel processors), perl, HTML, Java, Ada, Tcl / Tk, Pascal, FORTRAN, Forth and Occam
Metrowerks CodeWarrior and PowerPlant, Apple MPW, AppleGuide, AppleScript, Photoshop, Infini-D, WordPerfect, Microsoft Office and Project, X Windows (Xt and Motif), emacs, OpenGL, and Galaxy (cross platform GUI development package).
Macintosh (68K and PPC), 3DO, UNIX (Sun, RS6000, SGI, Harris, Apollo, HP and Alpha) and LINUX
Metrowerks CodeWarrior and PowerPlant, Apple MPW, AppleGuide, AppleScript, Photoshop, Infini-D, WordPerfect
Macintosh Powerbook 540c
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