[Chicago] Looking for low-level coding job search advice

Brian Curtin brian at python.org
Thu Apr 26 02:21:18 CEST 2012

On Mon, Apr 23, 2012 at 21:44, Benjamin Trofatter
<bentrofatter at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> My younger brother is a bit of a hermit, but has a bachelor's in CS and
> another in physics and is an amazing C programmer and mathematician.  He's
> finally realized that his dead end job is, well, dead end, but he's been out
> of school for a few years and doesn't really know where to start.  He's done
> extensive work in C and assembly, and has a serious talent for working with
> embedded systems.  His typical idea of a fun Friday night is analyzing the
> hex representation of the live memory of SNES emulators to track down sprite
> movement routines, and he's actually written a few games that run on the
> original Super Nintendo hardware from custom-hacked cartridges.  I know
> we're a Python group, but we're also all coders, and I have no doubt that
> people involved with ChiPy will either be really interested in this sort of
> thing or know someone who is.  Does anyone have suggestions for my little
> bro?

Maybe try somewhere like Midway Games/WMS? http://wms.com

Plus it's across the street from Hot Doug's

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