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Evan Sims
Works at Rogue Helix
Attended University of Advancing Technology
Lives in Champaign, IL
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Fantastic update; that node-based UI in particular is blowing my mind. Nice work!

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New Life. 🐰
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Hans Zimmer's studio is awe inspiring.
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Life is too short to eject USB safely.
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One of the most beautiful things I've watched in a long time.
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#ifihadglass I could more easily capture the moments of my everyday life, connect with the world around me, share the amazing places I get to visit, and help spread the wisdom of the inspiring people I have the honor of meeting in my work with non-profits.
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Totally stoked, thank you!
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Long day of coding ahead of me, as per usual.
Wouldn't have it any other way.
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I really love +Path, and this rethought concept and interface only make me want to use it more. If you're on the network, pop me an invite @evansims.
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The new Path kicks ass, here's 50 minutes with the founders

Wired, among others, are praising it: http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2011/11/path-version-2-smart-journal/

Here's +Liz Gannes in AllThingsD talking about the new moves: http://allthingsd.com/20111129/path-tries-again-now-as-a-mobile-journal-app/

I've been using it for the past week and it kicks ass as a personal journal. I hated Path when it first came out but it is growing on me and this new version is just a work of art.

Here's 50 minutes with the founders. I underestimated these guys and I was wrong. More in a bit.

UPDATE: in this video we cover a LOT of territory. +Dave Morin used to run platform at Facebook. He shows off his Jawbone Up, and gives an insight into what it takes to build great design and also where they are going in the future.

Looks like the press agrees that this is a major hit:

CNET: http://news.cnet.com/8301-19882_3-57333449-250/new-path-2.0-automatically-chronicles-shares-your-life/

GigaOM: http://gigaom.com/2011/11/29/path-launches-path-2-journal-app/

New York Times: http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/11/29/path-2-0-hopes-to-differ-from-other-social-networks/

Forbes: http://www.forbes.com/sites/tomiogeron/2011/11/30/design-focused-path-launches-as-mobile-smart-journal/

+MG Siegler praises it: http://parislemon.com/post/13535332878/a-new-path

iOS users you can get it here: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/path/id403639508?mt=8
Android users: visit http://path.com

Learn more about Path on CrunchBase at http://www.crunchbase.com/company/path

The official Path blog discussing this new version is here: http://blog.path.com/post/13533662902/introducing-path-2-the-smart-journal
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Introduction
I'm co-founder and chief of product at Rogue Helix, a startup that focuses on building highly accessible social networking tools. Previously I was Senior Developer at Ushahidi, a non-profit technology group that builds open source tools and services for humanitarian causes.

I spend a lot of my time building and hacking on APIs and gadgets, and I'm always trying to learn new things.

I'm also a former video game designer, and have a few titles out on the Xbox 360 and Nintendo Wii. I still dabble in game development as a hobby. I mostly play RTS, JRPGs and MMOs.

Circles you might consider dropping me in:
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Geeks
  • API Hackers
  • Programmers
  • Web Developers
  • Designers
  • Minimalists
  • Photographers
  • Game Designers
  • Gamers
  • Tea Aficionados
  • Hangouts
  • Google Glass Explorers
Bragging rights
Google Glass Explorer (July 2012)
Education
  • University of Advancing Technology
    Bachelors of Arts — Game Design, 2005 - 2008
Basic Information
Gender
Male
Birthday
June 27
Relationship
Single
Work
Occupation
Software Developer
Skills
Design, User Experience, API Design, PHP, MySQL, MongoDB,HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, CoffeeScript, Perl, Python, Lua, C++, Objective C
Employment
  • Rogue Helix
    Chief of Product, 2014 - present
    Rogue Helix specializes in building highly contextual social networking tools.
  • Ushahidi
    Senior Developer, 2011 - 2014
    Ushahidi is a non-profit technology group that develops open source software an services for humanitarian causes, citizen journalism, and other uses. I contribute to the development of the core platform product, and help oversee our SaaS Crowdmap offering. I also built and maintain our single-sign on infrastructure.
  • High Voltage Software
    Game Designer, 2010
    I contributed to level design, mechanics and scripting for The Grinder and Conduit 2, commercial video games for the Xbox 360 and Nintendo Wii respectively. Developed improvements for in-house tools related to proprietary Quantum3 game engine.
  • Lockergnome
    News Editor, 2004
  • RPGDot.com
    Developer, 2002
  • Macro Island Sun Times
    Technology Columnist, 2001
  • Stratics
    News Editor, 2001
  • PJCC Worldwide
    Lead Developer, 1996
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Currently
Champaign, IL
Previously
Chicago, IL - Louisville, KY - Marco Island, FL - Ballydehob, County Cork, Ireland
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