To take on certain enterprise clients I needed to incorporate my freelancing practice; I did this under the moniker Bevry. Clients facing chaos and tight deadlines would contract...more me to solve their unsolvable, then to train their staff in the solution. Contracts typically ranged from 1 day to 6 months.
Simplified their command line interface implementation and documentation for developer and end-user clarity. Upgraded developer workflow automation for automatic code formatting...more & improved error detection to ease adoption & collaboration. R&D for their initial auth & verification strategy. Proposed the innovative use of nesting hierarchical wallets for ... See more
Within 2 months, I reduced the server costs of News Corp's Node.js template rendering service (TCOG) by tens of thousands of dollars a year by doubling its efficiency and...more achieving reliability. I also encouraged the migration to Serverless Cloud Functions.
Within a single month, I engineered BugHerd from their purely backend MVP into a production Single Page Web Application. Afterwards I developed their novel cross-browser screenshot...more technology and realtime collaboration. BugHerd would go on to raise a million dollars.
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Through 2010-2013, I undertook the market… · More research and development of Startup Hostels to streamline global work-life-travel. The work won the OpenIDEO prize in 2012, leading me to interview over 200 people, land in Bali to evaluate feasibility, then advise others on how to setup their own locations. This was a precursor to the colive cowork digital nomad scene of today.
What I Do
ENTP/Inventor. I'm an entrepreneur who enjoys simplifying over-complicated things and liberating markets to make people wiser and wealthier.
For 10 years, my participation in the software industry goes highly recommended. My contributions achieve more than 200 million installs a month. My projects achieve more than 20 million installs a month and have achieved usage in many of the world's biggest apps (Basecamp, Spotify, Visual Studio Code) and companies (Microsoft, Adobe, GitHub, Atlassian). For several years I was the most active open-source developer in Australia and one of the most prolific globally. My social projects have also garnered success.
These accomplishments were achieved by my aptitude to quickly understand complex systems, a curiosity to uncover correctness no matter its origins, a sociability to cooperate and integrate with diverse teams and perspectives, and a meticulous duty towards excellence and value.
Opportunities to be accelerated into greater levels of wisdon and wealth creation. Connect with people who believe in me, what I'm trying to accomplish and would like to help make it happen by providing talent, advice and/or financial support.