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type = "info"
date = "2017-02-21T14:14:38-05:00"
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title = "About me"
description = "About me"
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![A photo of me][i1]

Hi, I'm Austin Adams, a junior in Computer Science at the [Georgia
Institute of Technology][1]. Since I enjoy low-level work and computer
science theory, I chose the Theory and Systems & Architecture
[threads][2], and I expect to graduate in Fall 2018.

Previously, I attended [Kennesaw State University][3] for two years, one
of which was full time in my senior year of high school through the [Dual
Enrollment Honors Program][4].

Today, I work as an undergraduate teaching assistant for CS 2110, the
intro to C and assembly class at Georgia Tech. I get to help students
write recursive assembly, malloc() implementations, and Game Boy Advance
games — it's fun! I'm also a founding member of the [Young Democratic
Socialists of America at Georgia Tech][6], a leftist organization on
campus.

Professionally, I've worked on both GNU/Linux and Windows applications,
from shell scripts to ASP.NET MVC, but in my free time, I write tools
for GNU/Linux, mainly command-line utilities and webapps. See my
[projects page][5] for details.

[1]: http://gatech.edu/
[2]: http://www.cc.gatech.edu/academics/degree-programs/bachelors/computer-science/threads
[3]: http://kennesaw.edu/
[4]: http://honors.kennesaw.edu/dehp/
[5]: {{< ref "projects.md" >}}
[6]: https://www.facebook.com/YDSAGT/

[i1]: /img/about/mugshot.jpg