I'm part of the founding team of BigML, where we are trying to make machine learning and other AI techniques accessible to non-specialists and experts alike.
I was hacking for Oblong from 2008 to early 2011. Before that, i worked for Google (from July 2007).
From June 2005 to May 2007, i worked on embedded software development for the scientific payload of LISA Pathfinder. Here's a short article and here a blog entry i wrote describing our work in that project.
See my resume for my whole professional story (and some other bits).
I was a theoretical physicist in a previous life, and wrote a Ph. D. thesis on gravitational wave detectors. I also got a bachelor's degree in computer science. Between 2003 and 2005, i taught courses on programming and computer networks at the Universitat Autonoma of Barcelona, where i was part of the mobile agents research group (and collaborated in an article or two).
I spend most of my spare time reading, learning about programming languages and hacking. i've also been trying for some years now to learn to play piano and, more recently, electric guitar.
You can read more about my ancient adventures in my old blogs (programming musings, minor emacs wizardry, and physics musings), but i've added the very few interesting entries here, under the tags auld, emacs, and physics.
Reach me at
(@ mail (. jao io)).
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