Hello! My name is Ryan Johnson. I am a software developer, photographer, entrepreneur, and computer scientist based in Memphis, TN. I have been coding since I was 14 years old, back when coding wasn’t cool, and photographing with dSLRs since 2008.
Welcome to my personal and professional blog, where I document and discuss software engineering profession and computer science. I have a fascination with Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) Design (also called UX/UI Design), as well as the nature of information and knowledge, also called epistemology.
I am a problem-solver. I question tradition and challenge the status quo in my pursuit to find the best answers instead of the easy answers. I firmly believe in and promote solving problems through re-design instead of ad-hoc workarounds and temporary solutions. I think about the following quote often, which I encountered during my time at ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital:
“If you hate it, automate it!”Unknown Author
My interests span many other areas of science, including genetics, health, biology, psychology, and anthropology, so you may find an occasional random fun topic in those areas.
I own and operate Sophis Tech, my Computer Repair and Gamer service, as well as a partnered venture by the name of JORY Design in Web Design for small businesses.
I am open to work in creative technical fields:
- Software Development, engineering
- App Development
- Product development
- Web Development
- Full-stack Development
- Information Technology (IT) sector
- Technical writing