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SamBackus
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SamBackus

Male, 32 years
Somerville, MA

Sam Backus
Software Engineer
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About SamBackus

Sam is a teacher, software engineer and game maker. Sam has been writing code for more than 8 years.  He graduated from Plattsburgh State University with a BS in Computer Science.  He is also an Alumni of Startup Institute.  He recently left KAYAK to join Patients Like Me. He teachers at Startup Institute and volunteers for RailsBridge, Boston Python Workshop and Hour of Code.  Sam enjoys making video games in his spare time.  He has spoken at the Boston Ruby meetup about the Gosu game engine and has been an organizer for the Boston Ludum Dare Game Jam Kick Off Party.  Find him on twitter @SamBackus.  

"Sucking at something is the first step to being sort of good at something." ~Jake the Dog, Adventure Time

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