Bart Massey

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Bart Massey

Portland State University

Biography

Bart Massey received a BA in Physics from Reed College in 1987, and spent two years as a software engineer at Tektronix, Inc. He received his thesis MS in CS from University of Oregon in 1992 for work on concurrent programming language implementation, and his PhD in 1999 for work in “hard” AI at the Computational Intelligence research library there.

Since then, Bart has taught open source software engineering and artificial intelligence at Portland State University and for the Oregon Master of Software Engineering program. Bart is Technologist in Residence at the Open Technology Business Center in Beaverton, Oregon, and Secretary of the X.Org Foundation Board.

Proposals for this user

* Digital Noises

Computers make noises, record noises, and change noises with a fluency and grace that has never before been seen in the world. Open source is perfectly placed to take advantage of this capability --- for those who understand how digital audio works.
Chemistry 2009-04-10 07:01:53 +0000
Bart Massey

* The Golem; or, Open Source and the Academy

Academics cultivate their skill at reflecting on strategic issues around difficult problems. Open source developers cultivate their ability to execute short-term tactical strikes at difficult problems. Surely the opportunities for cooperation are frequent, and the payoffs high.
Culture 2009-04-10 06:44:20 +0000
Bart Massey