Joel McCracken is a software developer at Think Through Math, a remedial mathematics education company. Think Through Math combines live teacher support, unique student motivation, and engaging adaptive instruction in a web-based learning system that is proven to help students learn—and love—math! Joel works on all aspects of the web-based learning platform, working with the team to bring their helpful software to even more students.
Functional programming caught Joel’s attention when he studied Computer Science at the University of Pittsburgh. He tells anyone who will listen to him that adoption of these techniques can make software better.
Joel lives in Pittsburgh with his wife and five cats, and spends his spare time hacking on new things and being outdoors.