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Alec McEachran
Works at Gaia Interactive
Attended University of Edinburgh
Lived in Lichfield, England
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Exciting times!
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Great video from the Kings of Flash: +Thibault Imbert, Lee Thompson, Sebastian Marketsmuelle, +Tinic Uro and Chris Nuuja
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If Google can ever work out how to reconcile normal Google accounts with apps accounts, I might actually use this a lot... but people trying to find me via my email address that is bound to an apps account will fail... which sucks.
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I'm Alec McEachran. I am a software engineer, living in San Francisco, working for a stealth social gaming startup.

I've been learning to code for as long as I can remember. Before I got into software engineering I was a mathematics and philosophy teacher. I started making software for schools and ran a blog for education.

I worked for Picsel creating their Document Content Suite for Windows smartphones, then for Yomego building virtual worlds. Then I moved to San Francisco and worked for Slide before moving to Gaia, building Facebook games at both.

I maintain a blog about ActionScript coding at I have given several talks about ActionScript coding in San Francisco over the last few years, and expect to give more in the future.
  • University of Edinburgh
    Philosophy, 1997 - 2001
  • University of Birmingham
    Mathematics Education, 2002 - 2004
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Software Engineer
  • Gaia Interactive
    Senior Software Engineer, 2010 - present
  • Slide
    Software Engineer, 2010 - 2010
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Lichfield, England - Edinburgh, Scotland - Beddgelert, Wales - Bishops Stortford, England - Glasgow, Scotland - San Francisco, CA - Aberdeen, Scotland
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