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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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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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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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Sony A7 II (ILCE7M2) First Impressions
Last month I purchased a Sony a7 II camera * (ICLE-7M2K), and I love it. It has a lot of advantages over the Sony NEX 6, but also a few downsides. You can read my initial review  and long term review of the Sony NEX 6 here . All photos on this page were tak...
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Evaluating a Job Offer Part 8: Happiness
Few decisions can have a larger impact on your financial life as a software developer than accepting (or not accepting) a new job. In this segment, we won't talk finance. Instead, I'll give you permission to turn down more money for less happiness.  This is...
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Evaluating a Developer Job Offer Part 6: Equity
Few decisions can have a larger impact on your financial life as a software developer than accepting (or not accepting) a new job. Today we'll consider a controversial topic: equity. A lot of private companies (e.g. startups) try to sell their equity as a f...
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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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The new Tobacco Cream dessert at @uchikoaustin is a textural extravaganza with some new flavors. My favorite dessert reimagined. #yum #ATX 
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Evaluating a Job Offer Part 9: Conclusions
Few decisions can have a larger impact on your financial life as a software developer than accepting (or not accepting) a new job.  This is part nine, the final part of an essay on the financial considerations when evaluating a software developer job offer....
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Evaluating a Developer Job Offer Part 7: Details and Avoiding Traps
Few decisions can have a larger impact on your financial life as a software developer than accepting (or not accepting) a new job. In this segment, we'll get prepared for some persuasive techniques your recruiter might use, and also go over some of the rema...
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In his circles
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2,564 people
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Fred Grott's profile photo
Vicki Tourtouras's profile photo
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John Yandziak's profile photo
Hassam Zafar's profile photo
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Education
  • University of Florida
    1997 - 2002
Basic Information
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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Currently
Austin, TX
Previously
Tampa, FL