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Andrew Cockerham
Works at TVA Medical Inc
Attended Texas A&M University
Lives in Austin, TX USA
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Introduced at the Shanghai auto show this week, Chevy's FNR concept basically defies all description. The closest thing I can come up with is that it looks like you took a next-gen Volt, mixed it...
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LANGUAGE-learners like to swap war-stories about their struggles, whether with Chinese tones, Japanese honorifics, German articles, Russian cases or Danish...
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I love tweaking Sublime Text. There are hundreds of settings you can change and I've blogged about a few of them before. Here are five visual changes you can use to make your text editor just right. You should place these items inside your User settings file which can be located at preferences ...
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Galxyz, an app for iPad, takes kids on a mission to collect the lost knowledge that got scattered across the galaxy while fighting their nemesis King Dullard and his minions.
#science   #k12   #kids  
Serial edtech founder Osman Rashid announced his next venture called Galxyz at an event in New York today.
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Nom nom nom—I just scored 10660 points playing Google #PacMaps! Join the game here: https://maps.google.com/?q=40.760660,-73.984104
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How the social status of teachers stacks upWHAT value and respect do different societies accord teachers? One way to gauge this is by identifying other professions...
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+Ilya Grigorik Why is Chrome on Mac so resource intensive?
Google’s Chrome is the best web browser for my needs. Apple’s MacBooks are the best computers for my needs. So why is the combination of the two such a wretched and chronically compromised...
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Work
Occupation
Biomedical Engineer at TVA Medical, Inc
Employment
  • TVA Medical Inc
    Biomedical Engineer, 2012 - present
  • SkillChest
    Founder, 2013 - present
  • Health Nest China, LLC
    Business Development Manager, 2012 - 2013
  • EF English First
    Mobile Project Manager, 2011 - 2012
  • EF English First Hangzhou
    ESL Teacher, 2010 - 2011
  • EF English First Tianjin
    ESL Teacher, 2008 - 2009
  • EPFL - École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
    Research Intern, 2007 - 2007
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Austin, TX USA
Previously
Shanghai, China - Hanghzou, China - Lausanne, Switzerland - Sugar Land, TX USA
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Lover of learning, startups, education, tech, social good, etc
Introduction

I have a wide range of interests and passions including: biomedical engineering, education, gamification, Android, research, mobile technology, games based learning, triathlon, solving big problems with small ideas, languages, travel, culture, how language shapes culture culture shapes language, Jesus, startups, the developing world, helping others, creative solutions to big problems, reading, programming, software engineering, medicine, linguistics, Java, Python, web development, learning anything and everything new, China, game design, global health, mHealth, rural health, medical device, investing, venture capital, crowdfunding, entrepreneur, innovation

I have worked in mobile software development, particularly for educational purposes. I have experience in Product and Project Management for mobile applications in a cross cultural environment. 

I'm passionate about gamification, games based learning, language learning, mobile games, and mobile development, particularly Android.

I work as a Biomedical Engineering in product development. Of particular interest is combining mobile and health technologies, especially in developing areas.

I have two years experience in teaching English as a second language to Chinese students of all levels and all ages from 5 years old to adults. Currently I'm improving my upper intermediate level Mandarin, and am interested in learning 更多的语言, particularly Arabic. I'm currently learning Java for Android development, and am working on mobile applications. 

I thoroughly enjoying traveling and living in various places around the world, and have a particular heart for developing areas.

Ideally I would like to combine my background in Biomedical Engineering with my interest in mobile software and education, and also my passion for travel, language and culture, in particular using my knowledge of Mandarin Chinese.

Specialties

Product Development, R&D, Intermediate (and improving) Mandarin, Basic Spanish, Android, Mobile Technology, Gamification, Teaching, Online Education, Education, Startup, Entrepreneur, Business Development, Social Media, making connections, Innovation, Product Design, Market Analysis, Market Identification

Bragging rights
completed 2 marathons, including the 2011 Beijing Great Wall Marathon
Education
  • Texas A&M University
    Biomedical Engineering, 2003 - 2007
  • International House Bangkok
    CELTA Cambridge Certificate for Teaching English Language to Adults, 2008 - 2008
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Great little place. Awesome food and intimate setting. The chef even comes around to ask how the food is!
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reviewed 3 weeks ago
Love the coffee, atmosphere is average
Food: Very GoodDecor: GoodService: Good
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Food: Very GoodDecor: Very GoodService: Very Good
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Cheap and fast, although sometimes pretty busy, and one time they were slow to call me that my car was ready. But recommend for small stuff
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Appeal: Very GoodFacilities: Very GoodService: Very Good
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