I recently received my Ph.D. from the University of Washington for my work with Steve Seitz on organizing community photo collections using computer vision. You might have also heard of MySong, which I worked on at Microsoft Research and has now been transformed into Songsmith. My other academic work is listed here.
I was a member of David Nister's Augmented Reality group at Microsoft until October 2012, as part of a small team building a music recognition service for Windows Phone. I have now moved from Seattle to San Francisco to work at Smule.
MySong automatically chooses chords to accompany a vocal melody, and is now Songsmith.
We use the distribution of images on Flickr to automatically select a set of summary views for a scene.
My Ph.D. thesis. You probably don't want to read this, but if you do, here it is.
This does what Apple's Find My Friends app does, but uses hat icons.
Maintain a list of time-wasting sites to be blocked by the Firefox plugin LeechBlock.
Given an example solo recording and its score, we synthesize audio to play a new input score in the style of the example.
I played keyboards in this Seattle-area '80s cover band for 4 years.
Fingrophone is an iPhone app that gives you continuous pitch control, but also makes it easy to play notes from a scale.