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User:Jmk97

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About Me[edit]

Name: Julian

I am a senior at Humboldt State University. I do not share personal information or photos on the internet due to privacy and intellectual property concerns.

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Experience and Resources[edit]

I have the following experience, skills or resources to share with Engr 370:

  • See personal resume. 15 years work experience including corporate, construction, military, management, & educational experience.

Interests in Appropriate Technology[edit]

I am interested in:

  • Personalizing "my" environment with minimal resource usage.
  • Evaluating and altering how humans use their environment.
  • Examining solutions for everyday problems.

Experience in Appropriate Technology[edit]

  • Cooking and "domestic" usage. At home installed a garden, compost and water catchment system working on the idea of dew collection.
  • Previous construction, salvage, and demolition diver. We salvaged boats, deepened and widened channels, performed hydro-graphic surveying, pier evaluation and repair,and poured cement foundations for piers. Because diver was a non standard military occupation, a large portion of our gear was more appropriate tech oriented as we found/made/modified and repaired what we needed. You can't buy a patch for a ship 100 years old in unknown condition in an unknown location and position.
  • Repair computer components and other electronics.
  • Various entertainment or experiments. Built and raced a boat made out of cardboard and able to support 3 people.
  • Made a flotation device out of inner tubes, wood, and coolers to ensure security and temperature of beer while floating down the Sacramento River.