Kory Kirk

Software Engineer | Austin, TX

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About me:

I am a Computer Scientist and open source software enthusiast with experience ranging from building large web applications, programming advanced network protocols, and implementing novel Artificial Intelligence techniques. After graduating from Villanova University in 2010 with my MS in Computer Science, I moved to Austin, TX to start my career. In my free time I enjoy reading, playing games, music, and good discussion in good company.

This website:

From the time I purchased this web site, I have used it to host files and projects - personal and academic. It has accumulated a lot of content, some of which is no longer relevant, but has personal value to me. The older parts of my website can still be navigated.navigate old site »


To bring attention to the location of some of my current and finished projects that are public:

  • evolve-js - a lightweight javascript library aimed to make the implementation of simple genetic algorithms easier. examples: 1, 2, 3.
  • reddit bots - I moderate a few subreddits, and maintain two bots: 1, 2.
  • google summer of code - I participated in google summer of code with the Tor Project for the summers of 2009 and 2010
  • graduate thesis - as a culmination of my master's training I wrote and defended a thesis entitle Genetic Algorithms and an Exploration of the Genetic Wavelet Algorithm.
  • Wireless Networks - I researched ad hoc wireless networks under an NSF grant.
  • other projects - most of my older projects can be found here