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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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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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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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Evaluating a Developer Job Offer Part 5: Extra Perks
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 examine a few of the extra perks and other incentives a new job might include.  This is part five of an essay on t...
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Evaluating a Developer Job Offer Part 4: Benefits
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 examine the basic benefits a developer job offer usually includes.  This is part four of an essay on the financial...
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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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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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How to financially evaluate a developer job offer part 1: Understanding Risk.

http://www.engineeringadventure.com/2014/12/evaluating-developer-job-offer-part-1.html
Few decisions can have a larger impact on your financial life as a software developer than accepting (or not accepting) a new job. Unfortunately, you'll have a difficult time getting a good evaluation of your offer. Your recruiter and the hiring manager have conflicts of interests.
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Evaluating a Developer Job Offer Part 3: Comparing Salaries
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 examine what we know about salaries.  This is part three of an essay on the financial considerations when evaluati...
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Education
  • University of Florida
    1997 - 2002
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Gender
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Other names
John M. P. Knox
Story
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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