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John Knox (John M. P. Knox)
Works at Moving Average Inc.
Attended University of Florida
Lives in Austin, TX
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Talk Pay Day
Today is International Worker's Day. On Twitter, the day is celebrated by sharing your salary, job, title and city with the hashtag #talkpay . Since race and gender are still salary issues, many folks include that data as well. If you're a developer, chance...
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Tools Mentioned at MicroConf 2016
MicroConfers love tools: tools to make money, to automate business processes, to make life better, to build businesses around. I'm sure that many businesses are only successful because of the boost in efficiency they get from the right tools. These are the ...
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Recommended Books and Educational Resources from MicroConf 2016
MicroConfers read a lot. This is one of the reasons I've created Passages : to help people maximize their return on their reading investment. Here are some of the books I heard mentioned, or that I mentioned to other attendees. Ask: The Counterintuitive Onl...
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Negotiation? Getting a better deal? I love this kind of thing.
Increasing your salary is the best way to make more money. It's true! A one-time raise could be worth hundreds of thousands of dollars over your lifetime.
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Fixing a Slipping Mast Extension
Last time I sailed, I noticed I couldn't keep as much downhaul tension on my sail as I like. The downhaul line slowly slipped as I sailed. By the time I returned to shore, I had lost more than an inch of downhaul. At first I thought it was because the cleat...
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Come Windsurf in July - Corpus Christi
Join us for some beach time July 24 - 26, 2015 at the Padre Island National Seashore. You don't need to know how to surf, windsurf, or sail. Worldwinds can train you -- as long as you sign up in advanced. Be sure to check out my advice on preparing for a Wi...
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How to Build Wealth Dinner at MicroConf 2016
Do you have a financial plan? Does it go beyond owning your own business? Entrepreneurship and wealth building are two different activities, even if two seem linked. You could build a successful company without ever becoming wealthy. These notes are from an...
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Trends at MicroConf 2016
You can learn a lot by chatting with folks at MicroConf . Here are a few patterns I noticed in the talks and talking with attendees. Perhaps you'll find something to help your business take off! Shopify . I talked to a few folks doing consulting work or bui...
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Pitch Anything: The Book Review
Engineers believe in meritocracy. We think that if we work harder or do better work than others, we will be rewarded. It is nonsense. There are plenty of engineers who do lovely work and still get fewer rewards than less-skilled counterparts. Negotiation an...
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MicroConf Europe (Barcelona)
I'm attending MicroConf Europe in a few days. I'll be in Barcelona Friday August 28 at 8:35am until the morning of September 2nd. If you'd like to meet up in Barcelona, let me know. I'd love to talk iOS apps or recruiting, share a cab, and explore the city!
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Quitting with Employee Stock Options
Many startup companies still use Restricted Stock Options to make up for a below-market compensation, or as an incentive to stay with the company for a longer period of time. This leaves employees with a dilemma when they decide to leave the company. Should...
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Education
  • University of Florida
    1997 - 2002
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Gender
Male
Other names
John M. P. Knox
Story
Tagline
Mobile App Consultant, Windsurfer, Photographer, Craft Beer Lover
Introduction
I'm John M. P. Knox. I develop iOS and Google Glass apps, Windsurf, take photos, enjoy craft beer, and write.
Bragging rights
I helped build Scannable
Work
Occupation
Mobile App Consultant
Skills
iOS App consulting, Google Glass Development, Android development, Photography, Windsurfing
Employment
  • Moving Average Inc.
    Mobile Consultant, Mobile App Developer, Founder, 2006 - present
    I build apps and author books.
  • Evernote Corporation
    Senior Software Developer, 2012 - 2015
    Developed Skitch, Evernote, and Scannable for iOS.
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Austin, TX
Previously
Tampa, FL