Glimpse - About Brendan
Since you're here, you may or may not want to know...
- Who is this Brendan guy?
- Well, I'd tell you, but then I'd have to kill you...
- Where does he work?
- I work in Austin, Texas for
Raza Microelectronics, Inc. verifying the Alchemy processor
family. Prior to RMI, I worked for Metta Technology, another
multimedia processor company and
Conexant, before that, where
and much of the software used on
television set-top boxes (cable/satellite recievers/demodulators).
Prior to Conexant, I worked in Austin on
BOPS, Inc.'s DSPs
and, before that, Somerset's
PowerPC processors (used in Apple MacIntoshes) doing hardware
- Where does he live?
- I live near Lago Vista, Texas in a home that feels nicely
away from it all on a hilly, rocky, but treed 6.6 acre lot with
my sweetheart, Robin, our dog (Buffy), 2
cats (Orion, & Kira), 2 horses (Fantasia &
Hoover), and 4 chickens.
The home was built for me, although I handled all the utilities
(water, septic, power, telephone) myself and wired (power, phone,
network, TV, speakers, security, etc.) the place myself (with
lots of help from my friend, Jay).
- What does he do in his spare time?
- Oh, I keep plenty busy doing a number of things...you'll just
have to look through the rest of my main