Jim Schuyler (also known as “Sky”) is best known as an e-learning pioneer, though he has worked in many areas of computer science. He is now working full time in (music) composition and software.
Why "Sky?" — because the name is pronounced "Sky-ler." Now, if you ask a Dutchman to pronounce it, you’ll get an earful, but that’s another story.
Red7 is a California corporation, located in San Francisco. Contact by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.We put together small teams as needed on a project basis.
Read Sky's blog.
Current resume [PDF].
Red7 designs and develops PHP and WordPress-powered web sites with interconnected services.
CyberSpark is a project of Red7 in human rights and free speech.
Sky earned a Professional Studies Diploma at San Francisco Conservatory of Music in 2015-2016 in the new Technology and Applied Composition program.
From 2003 through 2010 Sky was pro-bono Chief Technical Officer of the Dalai Lama Foundation, and a member of its board of directors through 2015. He is a member of the board of directors of the the MettaCenter for Nonviolence.
During 2002-2007, the Red7 team designed digital print and photo workflow technology, and consulted on online technology, digital media, and security. In 2000 and 2001 Sky was VP Internet Technology & Development at Leapfrog, working with Jim Marggraff. He was VP Distance Learning Systems for Joe Miller at Knowledge Universe Interactive Studio [KUIS]. KUIS merged into KnowledgePlanet.com where he became Chief Learning Architect and acting CIO. He has spearheaded the creation and launch of many websites, has designed and built a dozen computer-based instruction and groupware systems, founded or helped found a number of software companies, and served as a senior technology executive in a number of companies. During the early days of personal computers, he founded DesignWare, Inc., which became Britannica Software. He was a Vice President of T/Maker Company, working with Royal Farros on innovative publishing software, was a program and facility manager and IT executive for Deluxe Corporation, VP of Individual Software, Inc., and a key technology founder of WICAT, Inc. Jim holds a PhD in Computer Science from Northwestern University, where he also held a faculty appointment and directed research projects for several years. He was a member of the Board of Directors of the non-profit Computer Learning Foundation, which sponsored Computer Learning Month each October.
At times in the past, Sky has been a professional photographer. Here are some more current photographic works he has created.
Recent photographic works are made many places — a favorite is Yosemite National Park.