About Me

Born in London, England and educated in Melbourne, Australia.

Contact Details

Matt Adair
web@akm.net.au

Education

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

Media & Communication (Honours) 1st Class awarded 2016

Vice-Chancellor's List Award
Thesis topic: Knowing and Not Knowing: The problem of Privacy in an Internet-of-Things World. (1MB pdf)
research area: IoT hardware and software, Android OS software, near ultra-high frequency audio, application decompile and profiling.

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

Bachelor of Design (Multimedia Systems with Distinction) December 2013

Distinction to High Distinction grades for Programming, Design for Interactive Media, Multimedia Engineering, Concept Development, Content Design, Narrative for Multimedia, Advanced 3D Animation, Writing, Computer Sound Production.

Awarded Achievement for Excellent Academic Progress from the School of Media and Communication.

Work

Furstock Studios

AVB Endpoint firmware development 2017

C, C++, xC
XMOS XS1-U16 chip based prototype board

PilferShush

Honours Thesis code development 2016

HTML, CSS website
Java Android application
website link

Portner Press

Web Development 2015 - 2015

Wordpress plugin and theme development.
Email template construction.
Front end and server-side maintenance

Malthouse Theatre

Front of House 2000 - 2014

Opens doors, closes doors, occasionally says "hi".
Venue management, public safety and customer service.
Current RSA Certificate, Level II First-Aid

Freelance Programming

Websites, embedded systems, intranets, production 2002 - present

Angliss Neighbourhood House.
-- website, intranet, administration, ESL Computer class

Yarraville Community Centre.
-- website, intranet, Workplace Training

Sudanese Australian Integrated Learning Program
-- website, IT support

Playbox Theatre Company
-- website, IT infrastructure assistance

Clan Analogue
-- website, compilation audio CD production, technical manager for live performances

Audio Visual Performance

Live sound and visual performances, installations 1999 - present

Clan Analogue
compilation album producer, live performance venue technician, sound artist

City Frequencies
-- Next Wave grant recipient
field recordings, audio manipulation, live 4.0 surround sound performance and engineering

Cafe Voyeur
-- City of Yarra grant recipient
field recordings, audio manipulation, 6.1 surround sound installation and engineering

Random Acts of Elevator Music
-- Australia Council Music grant recipient
portable battery powered sound system design and construction, audio creation, live performance

Object_State
-- City of Melbourne Arts Project grant recipient
motion capture and object recognition research, programming, visual projections performance

Skills

Languages:
Java, PHP, HTML, CSS, C++, C, Objective-C, SQL, Shell Script, Actionscript

Tools:
Eclipse, Wordpress, xTime Composer, MS Visual Studio, Adobe Creative Suite, MS Office, Libre Office, Xcode, Cubase, SoundForge, Maya, Reaktor, Eyesweb IDE, Notepad++, ffmpeg, gedit, nano, GCC, Cygwin

Operating Systems:
Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, Linux

  • Malarky
  • Peepers
  • Vagabond
  • Noggins
  • Tenacity
  • Agility

missives

  • Clich├ęs, stock phrases, adherence to conventional, standardized codes of expression and conduct have the socially recognized function of protecting us against reality.

    Hannah Arendt
  • The most radical revolutionary will become a conservative the day after the revolution.

    Hannah Arendt