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Summary

Jacob Alford is a mathematics major, full-stack developer, machine learning enthusiast, successful cryptocurrency investor, and professional photographer.  He graduated with an Associates of Science degree at New Mexico State University - Grants in 2016, and will graduate with a Master's degree in Mathematics in Spring, 2020.  Most recently, he's devoted his time to HomeHub, the replacement to YouTube; though in it's nascent stages, has tremendous potential.

Skills

JavaScript (ECMAScript2017)

Experience coding front-end websites and node.js applications.

PHP and SQL

Experience coding back-end server applications like user management and profile storage; with cryptographically secure hashing such as Argon2i.

Information Technology

Designed Network Servers using Microsoft Group Policy, Remote Surveillance Servers, Apache Web Servers with PHP, VPN Tunneling Servers

Machine Learning

Designed an assortment of multilayer perceptrons and long short-term-memory units (LSTM). Neural networks are great for things like image recognition, abstract function optimization, and preference aggregation and approximation. 

C++

Designed a craps simulator for Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF).  Recently re -familiarized with the underlying syntax structure.

Portfolio

A game of 2048, a psychometric tool, a revolutionary idea.  Below are a few of many recent projects in the autodidact's endeavor for self-teaching.

Work experience

2014-082015-05

Information Technician Intern

New Mexico State University

 

2012-07Present

Social Media Administrator

Ice Cave and Bandera Volcano
2015-082016-08

Mathematics Tutor

New Mexico State University

Education

2014 2016

Associate of Science

New Mexico State University