Alex Matan is married to talented fine artist Teresa Wheeler.
- Embedded systems prototyping & system integration
- Web development using PHP, MySQL, WordPress, Drupal
- Unbreaking broken websites (white screen of death, etc.)
- Cow-sitting, basic wrangling
- Public speaking
- King Street Internet Limited
- Website development, IT and telecom consulting for small businesses & organizations
- Computer Engineering & Mathematics Teacher, St. David Catholic Secondary School, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
- Computer engineering: Self-directed final project where main criteria are “make me something cool” and “if it works the first time you throw the switch, I’m taking marks off.” Hands-on experience with Arduino, state machine design, Python, PHP, MySQL, networks, wireless links, Internet-of-Things.
- Math: Socratic teaching method with minimal reliance on electronic gizmos. Make sure that I’m the weirdest kid in the room.
Credentialism alphabet soup
- BASc, Electrical Engineering, University of Waterloo
- BA, General Arts, University of Waterloo
- BEd, Primary/Junior Education, Nipissing University