Rick has created dozens of apps. This includes iOS, Android, Windows 8, and XBox 360. Check out some of the most recent: iChessKids and Ballochet on the Windows 8 store.
Check out Card Hero, a award-winning collection of 18 card games.
Rick has worked on a wide variety of projects as lead software engineer. This includes enterprise-level applications as well as kernel-level security applications as senior software engineer at MCI. For fun he writes games, especially ones with intense Artificial Intelligence.
Rick started life as a musician, playing in the Miami philharmonic. Beginning as an undergraduate, he has written hundreds of fine pieces of music for large orchestra, small ensemble, and soloists.
He last wrote a song cycle based on Rumi writings for a competition.
Rick has been a prolific writer with 23 books under his belt. In addition, he has written hundreds of print articles and hundreds of online articles. Check out two of the latest here and here.
Rick has a distinguished career as speaker and trainer. He has more than 14 years of university teaching, dozens of speaking engagements, and numerous conference appearances.
In spite of his incredibly packed schedule, Rick finds time to backpack in the mountains. He can also be seen surfing, diving, roller blading, and sailing when he gets the chance.
Close loops here in NC before leaving for Florida - July 2014
My Birthday - July 28, 2014
Move to Orlando - Start New Job Teaching at University of Central Florida - August 3, 2014