Blaise Alleyne is a technologist, a musician and a writer living in Toronto, Canada. He has completed a bachelor's degree in computer science, English and philosophy at the University of Toronto and is a part-time student in the Masters of Theological Studies program at Regis College. He's an advocate for free software and free culture. He is blessed with a wonderful family.
Blaise is interested in finding unity behind diversity at the intersection of culture and technology from the perspective of love.
Blaise is a web developer, system administrator and consultant at Alleyne Inc., and project maintainer for NateOffice and the Creative Commons Drupal Module. He was a Google Summer of Code participant in 2009. Blaise is a graduate of the University of Toronto computer science program. He is an active participant in the free software community. See blaise.ca/code.
Blaise is a songwriter, and a violinist for other songwriters. As a songwriter, he has written and performed with his band, Fishkiss, as well as on his own. A multi-instrumentalist, he also works as a composer and an arranger, specializing in strings for popular music. See blaise.ca/music.
Blaise contributes to Techdirt, Roots Music Canada, Smart Sex, the University of Toronto Students for Life blog and blaise.ca/blog, among other places. He has given presentations for organizations such as the Society of Internet Professionals and the National Campus Life Network. See blaise.ca/blog.
Blaise completed a Bachelor of Science degree at St. Michael's College, University of Toronto in June 2009, with a major in computer science, and minors in English and philosophy. He is a part-time student in the Masters of Theological Studies program at Regis College, University of Toronto, and has also taken courses through the Theology of the Body Institute. He attended De La Salle College "Oaklands" (Class of 2005). See individual.utoronto.ca/balleyne.