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Jim Carnicelli

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Jim Carnicelli is a child of the 70s who grew up steeped in science fiction classics like Isaac Asimov's Foundation , Fred Saberhagen's Berserker , Star Trek , and so much more.

Jim took an early interest in art, mostly through pencil drawings of jets, landscapes, and cartoon characters. He also began disassembling machines to understand how they worked from a young age. He even occasionally put them back together with very few parts left over.

Jim learned to program in the late 80s. Reflecting his early interest in artificial intelligence, he made the dubious choice of Turbo Prolog as his first programming language because it was popular in the AI community.

Jim pursued a Bachelor of Science degree at Stevens Institute of Technology. He dr

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