<div><img src="/img/me.jpg" style="float:left;width:200px;margin-right:30px;border-radius:50%"/><h1 style="font-family:DINOT-Bold">Thorne Melcher</h1><p style="font-family:DINOT;font-size:16px">Thirty-something trans woman with a diverse array of expertise and success. Primary passions are writing &amp; coding. I&#x27;m always learning, always creating, always building. Dedicated to building a better world for all.</p><h4 style="font-family:DINOT-Cond">@ExistentialEnso - Georgia, USA - she/her</h4><br/><br/><div id="coding-summary"><h2 style="font-family:DINOT-CondBold">Software Engineer</h2><h5 style="font-family:DINOT-bold">Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of <a href="https://www.crowdmed.com/" target="_new">CrowdMed</a></h5><h5 style="font-family:DINOT-CondBold">Since February 2017</h5><p style="font-family:DINOT">We help patients with difficult-to-diagnose medical issues that have stumped their doctors get answers. I&#x27;m in charge of the tech team at this Y Combinator company.</p><p style="font-family:DINOT">See more about my tech skills and experience in the <a href="/coding">coding section.</a></p></div><br/><div id="writing-summary"><h2 style="font-family:DINOT-CondBold">Writer</h2><h5 style="font-family:DINOT-bold"><a href="https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/02/opinion/twitter-transgender-harassment-problem.html" target="_new">Published in the New York Times</a></h5><p style="font-family:DINOT">My articles have been featured in a number of publications. You can find many of them on the <a href="/articles">articles section</a>. My areas of interest with non-fiction writing are transgender issues, left-wing politics, red-brownism, technology, gaming, and social media.</p><p style="font-family:DINOT">Additionally, I am working on publishing sci-fi and fantasy novels (with several drafts written).</p></div><div id="other"><h2 style="font-family:DINOT-CondBold">Around the Web</h2><p style="font-family:DINOT;font-size:16px"><a href="https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ExistentialEnso" target="_new">Duolingo</a><br/><a href="https://www.imdb.com/name/nm6717117/" target="_new">IMDb</a><br/><a href="https://letterboxd.com/existentialenso/" target="_new">Letterboxd</a><br/><a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/thornemelcher" target="_new">LinkedIn</a><br/><a href="https://medium.com/@existentialenso" target="_new">Medium</a><br/><a href="https://www.reddit.com/user/ExistentialEnso" target="_new">Reddit</a><br/><a href="https://twitter.com/existentialenso/" target="_new">Twitter</a></p></div></div>