A generalist developer seeking freelance work or a job in an early-stage startup related to my interests.
Co-Founder at GetchaBooks LLC
December 2009 - present
Built a course-based textbook shopping website supporting over 1200 colleges. Users specify their courses, we scrape their required books and present the best ways to buy them online.
Wrote the backend using PHP, MySQL, Propel ORM, and some Python.
Student Research Assistant at AIFB, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
June 2010 - August 2010
- Wrote AskQ, a Semantic MediaWiki extension that translates plain-text queries into structured queries based on existing structured data and adds faceted browsing to query results using jQuery.
Salesperson and Manager at Boston Skyline, Inc.
July 2008 - August 2010
- Sold apparel at a busy pushcart retailer. Managed inventory, cashflow, and employees.
B.S. in Computer Science, Tufts University, Medford, MA
Knowledgeable about theoretical linguistics and some computational linguistics formalisms and tools.
Proficient in German, familiar with Spanish.
- Free culture, education, credentials and reputation systems, ecology, energy, music.