Andrew Maxwell

About Me

Name: Andrew Christopher Maxwell

Age: 37

Years in the web industry: 17

Education: Bachelor of Science in Media arts and Animation from the Art Institute of Portland, Oregon.

Hobbies: Web Standards, Drawing/Sketching, coming up with new tools for the internet, fishing, listening to music and watching Movies

There is more information coming soon. I am slowly working on this.

Interviews and Press:

02/24/2016 – Talk at GoPro for React Meetup

01/27/2016 – Talk at Node Community Convention

12/30/2009 – Interviewed by Jenna Wortham from the New York Times

Favorite Quotes:
“Those who have the ability to take action have the responsibility to take action” from the movie National Treasure

“The amateur works until he gets it right. The professional works until it can’t get it wrong.” – Julie Andrews

“Small daily improvements are the key to staggering long-term results” – Unknown

“If your dreams don’t scare you, they aren’t big enough” – Unknown

“If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.” – Unknown

“We learn deepest when we are able to discover it ourselves.” – Janet Lansbury

“Always assume that people are battling issues that you know nothing about” – Tim Ferriss

“If you see one person and he’s an asshole; he’s the asshole. If everyone you meet is an asshole, you’re the asshole” – Tim Ferriss

“Don’t Try to Be the Best. Just Be 1% Better Every Day” – Unknown

“Momma always says there’s an awful lot you could tell about a person by their shoes. Where they’re going. Where they’ve been.” Forest Gump

“We don’t stop playing because we get old, we get old because we stop playing”  by George bernard shaw. I found this in the creative thinkering book.

“It doesn’t hurt less, you just go faster” – Vegan Cyclist / Tyler Pearce

“Only one who attempts the absurd can achieve the impossible.” – Chinese fortune cookie

“Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes.” – Jim Carrey

“It’s not about what it is, it’s about what it can become.” – Dr. Seuss

“Good writing makes us see something differently. Great writing makes us see everything differently.” Alex Krupp

“Modern Innovation is more alchemy than it is true innovation.” – Unknown

“If I can’t get what I want now, I’ll never get it.” – Unknown



Support for fun or open source projects:

Official backer on JSGit – open source

Backed twice, 1 on kickstarter and 1 on bountysource –

Armikrog – game

Leadwerks – linux game development


Reading Rainbow – Bring Reading Rainbow Back for Every Child, Everywhere.