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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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Painlessly Traveling with International Data
We might waste time on our smart phones at home, but a data connection is a practical luxury when traveling. Wasting time on Facebook is the last thing on our mind on vacation. Our focus returns to the planet around us and to more practical needs. We might ...
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A Popular System for Guaranteed Investment Losses
“This market sucks; I just sold all my stock.” – A friend, first quarter of 2016. My friend panicked because the stock market dug a hole in his net worth. In his frantic state, he sold all his stock thus purchasing the hole and moving in.  He wasn't alone f...
“This market sucks; I just sold all my stock.” – A friend, first quarter of 2016. My friend panicked because the stock market dug a hole...
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Recommended Books and Educational Resources from The 2016 Business of Software Conference
I'd rather read a cereal box than most business books. They either put me to sleep faster than an antihistamine overdose, or retell the same wilted business ideas. Who has time for that? Now I only read books recommended by people I admire. People like thos...
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iOS 10 Development for Executives: Notifications
Imagine those big, old fashioned movie theater marquees. The kind with those plastic letters that you snap in to spell the name of a film? Today in iOS 9, notifications are like that. Fixed, boring text. It’s like apps are sending you text messages. Some ov...
Imagine those big, old fashioned movie theater marquees. The kind with those plastic letters that you snap in to spell the name of a film? Today in iOS 9, notifications are like that. Fixed, boring text. It's like apps are sending you text messages. Some overachieving apps have actions you can ...
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Recommended Books and Educational Resources from MicroConf Europe 2016
The folks who attend Microconf tear through great piles of books every year. They are particularly well informed. They attend many conferences, listen to (and produce) podcasts, and are involved in many different communities. They sit at the top of the read...
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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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Painlessly Traveling with International Data
We might waste time on our smart phones at home, but a data connection is a practical luxury when traveling. Wasting time on Facebook is the last thing on our mind on vacation. Our focus returns to the planet around us and to more practical needs. We might ...
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We Adopted Agile. Where Did We Go Wrong?
Or, how methodologies can lead to misery Lean. Adkins. Extreme Programming. Paleo. TDD. Agile. South Beach. Scrum. They're all lovely tools for either dieting or organizing the process of software development. Poorly used, they’re a fast path to misery and ...
Or, how methodologies can lead to misery Lean. Adkins. Extreme Programming. Paleo. TDD. Agile. South Beach. Scrum. They're all lovely tool...
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Revisiting the Lightest Camera Bag
Are you tired of hauling around a camera bag that weighs more than your camera does? Did you spend a lot on lenses, but avoid carrying them because of a sore and sweaty back? You're not alone. I enjoy photography, but I hate feeling like a pack animal. I al...
Are you tired of hauling around a camera bag that weighs more than your camera does? Did you spend a lot on lenses, but avoid carrying them because of a sore and sweaty back? You're not alone. I enjoy photography, but I hate feeling like a pack animal. I also felt dumb traveling with a camera ...
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iOS 10 Development for Executives: Messages Apps
Do you think iMessage Apps a secret weapon in customer acquisition and revenue? iOS 10 iMessage apps provide a unique opportunity for some businesses, but will flop for others. What advantages do iMessage Apps have? If you're selling physical goods or servi...
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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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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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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
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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
Education
  • University of Florida
    1997 - 2002
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John M. P. Knox