sean [at] seanh [dot] sh
- Dublin, Ireland
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|-||Full-stack Software Engineer|
VSware (now Visma Labs)
|-||Backend Software Engineer|
|–||Technical support agent|
Stream Global Services
|–||Food and Beverage Assistant|
Portmarnock Hotel and Golf Links
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|Bartender and server|
|News Reduce: Extracting personally relevant news items from noise
I'm building algorithms and software to bring a user's news reading time down to a minimum, without summarising, over-deleting or creating an echo-chamber. The research involves document clustering, machine learning, and recommendation systems.
|From temporal logic to monadic second-order logic
I provided suggestions for improvements to logic models for time, as well as improvements for procedural algorithms for reasoning about such logic.
Supervisor: Dr. Tim Fernando
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| MPhil Speech and Language Processing|
Trinity College Dublin
| Computational linguistics|
Université Paris Diderot
|-|| BA Computer Science and Language|
Trinity College Dublin
Spoken - English, French, Irish
Layout - HTML/CSS, LaTeX, JSX (React)
|-||Academic writing||    (unpublished samples)|
| We Long to Belong: Issue 27||Reaching (short story)|
|The University Times||          |
|Trinity News|| |
| Increature||Some of my short stories and essays were published in this monthly zine.|
|Hegby the Overkill||An unpublished Sci-Fi coming-of-age novella, in which the Irish population have relocated to the floor of the Atlantic.|
"Challenging myself, while maintaining a healthy life balance," is my motto. I've been working full-time as a software engineer and developer since 2017. I moved to a four-day week in 2019 while pursuing my masters in Speech and Language Processing, focussing on personalised news feeds.
I intend to be a lifelong learner. I'm currently focussing on German in my free time. I have a thirst for knowledge and hard work, and I thrive in varied environments. This is reflected in my preference for full-stack software engineering over specific frontend or backend roles.
My professional goal is to find new ways for humans to use programs as tools to enrich their lives. Some of my strongest values are in the areas of privacy, democracy and environmentalism. In my spare time, I nurture an interest in creative writing.
I included mode of transport below to shame myself if I ever rely on jet travel too much.
- - To Sweden and Gotland, then back, by plane, boat and bus (return jet to Stockholm).
- - To Leeds, then back, by boat, bike and train.
- - To Leeds, then Isle of Man, by boat, bike, train, and small propeller plane home from IOM.
- - Dublin to Lahinch, via Grand Canal Way, by mountain bike (carpooled home).
- - 800km along the west coast of France over a week, by bike (boat to France, plane home)
- - Dublin to Limerick, by bike (train home)
- - Dublin to Galway, by bike (train home)
- - Paris, Amsterdam, Utrecht, Amersfoort, by plane and train.
- - To Bristol then Oxford, by bike, boat and plane.
- - Mizen to Malin over four days, by bike.
- - To Northern Ireland then 1,400km around Scotland, by bike and ferry.
- The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald (re-read)
- The Elements of Style by William Strunk Jr. and E.B. White
- An Ireland Worth Working For by Tom Healy (Dad)
- Conversations with Friends by Sally Rooney
- Grain Brain by David Perlmutter
- After the Quake by Haruki Murakami
- Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari
- On Writing by Stephen King
- Nonviolent communication by Marshall Rosenberg
- Normal People by Sally Rooney
Can't stop listening to…
- Ludwig Van Beethoven's 5th Symphony in C Minor
- Postcards From Italy by Beirut
- Take a Piece by The Big Moon
My favourite quotes