Clif Cox

Unix and Networking specialist

Email:  Web:
P.O. 1221
Eugene Or 97440-1221
(541) 686-3337
Job objective:  Challenging work in a environment where growth and creativity are encouraged.

High level languages: Assembly languages:
C, LISP, PASCAL, BASIC, APL, PERL, and FORTRAN 6811, 6805, 6502, 8080, Z80 and 8051
Software projects: Hardware projects:
Timesharing system use monitor and restriction enforcer. 
Data communications protocol software. 
6502 assembler. 
LL1 parser generator. 
Several expression evaluators, and editors. 
Tautology checker. 
Intelligent CRT software in 8080 and 8051.
Several Microcontroller projects with radio links. 
Hardware design of Various Microcontroller projects. 
Designed and built a Rapid Eye Movement detector for dream research. 
Heathkit H19 CRT terminal. 
Heathkit color TV. 
Reverse engineering and modification of Digital hardware

Bachelor of Science The Evergreen State College. June 1983 Major areas of concentration: General computer science, Theoretical computer science, Artificial intelligence, Dynamical systems, and Freshman engineering.


Community Outreach
EMS December 2010 to Present
Co-founded Eugene Maker Space, Its mission is to foster a collaborative environment wherein people can explore and create intersections between technology, science, art, and culture. Worked tirelessly on it's formative documents such as Articles, and Bylaws, and eventually became the secretary of the Board of Directors.
Kernel Hacker

(Self employed) April 2007 to Present
Debugged and cleaned up kernel code for a small embedded device. Primarily in the memory allocation and garbage collection areas.  Wrote device drivers, and ported over a filesystem among other things.
Entrepreneur Sysadmin

(Self employed) September 2004 to June 2008
Started a small spinoff web hosting company to host EPUDs customers. Did research on current  market, hardware, software, and services to build an attractive, cost effective, and reliable hosting site.
Wireless Networking Specialist

(Self employed) March 2003 to September 2004
Worked as an independent researcher and entrepreneur to design and implement the San Francisco free wireless network (SFlan). Nodes were based on Single board computers, and 802.11b cards. SFlan has grown to about 40 nodes. Here are the main page, and network map.
Wireless Networking Specialist

ITU March 2002 to July 2002
Worked as an International Telecommunication Union (ITU) consultant in Bhutan to design and implement a wireless Voice over IP system as a pilot project for Bhutan Telecom.  Evaluated network performance and stability.  The report can be found here:

Wireless Networking Specialist

UNDP March 2001 to June 2001
Worked as a United Nations Volunteer (UNV) in Bhutan to demonstrate the feasibility of using wireless networking technology to bring communications services to remote areas. Including using wireless VoIP to provide phone service. Also promoted Linux as an appropriate server platform.
Unix and Networking Specialist
(Self employed) February 2000 to March 2001
Provided Wireless Internet connectivity to events using a satellite base station and Aironet 802.11B gear. As a partner in a web co-operative I administered the web server and set up various ecommerce web sites. Worked with other clients to spec and set up Unix server solutions for them.
Database and System Administrator Project Manager System Administrator Of the Eugene Free community Network Design Engineer Software / Hardware Contractor Software Engineer Software contractor  Consultant and Electrical Technician Games designer Programmer Fire fighter
References, Consulting rates and Salary requirements are available upon request.