Austin Pocus


Austin Pocus is a Full Stack Developer here at Hacker Noon. He works on a bit of everything, anything that needs to be done. Austin got into tech because he wanted to make his own video games. Some 15-odd years after he started learning, he still hasn’t finished a game, but he has:

  • hacked the sound waves from his guitar with Python
  • built a “subjective analysis engine” that could detect jealousy, humor, etc.
  • co-founded two startups, one of which, YesInsights, was acquired by Design Pickle in 2017