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Lucy the Elephant: This 65 foot tall, wooden elephant was built in 1881 by inventor and engineer, James Vincent de Paul Lafferty, Jr. She served as a summer home in 1902 and later as a tavern. She was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1976 and has since been fully restored. Exit 36.

jeff knight

LEAD PROGRAMMER

Described by a former colleague: "Jeff has extensive computer knowledge the likes of which I've rarely seen matched, and a great design sense."

Jeff graduated from Oregon State University in 1983 with a BS in Philosophy and then earned his MA in Creative Writing & Literature from Hollins College in Virginia in 1989. He completed some post-graduate work in Artificial Intelligence at Harvard.

His diverse work history includes experience working at Harvard University Division of Applied Science, preparing long and short technical manuscripts and grant proposals using TEX; founding a boutique design firm in NYC and apprenticing as a donut baker.

In 2005, Jeff joined Cyber X Designs as lead programmer, where his expertise in open source development and information design helped produce award winning web applications. His extensive knowledge and experience includes developing custom applications using: the Joomla! CMS, MODx CMS, Zend Framework and JQuery. Jeff is responsible for the development of enterprise applications for clients such as Novartis Oncology, Pfizer, Essex Technologies, Teva Respiratory, Altana, Bering Air and many others.

His professional associations include Zend Certified Engineers and New York PHP Community. Jeff enjoys spending most of his non-programming time riding his motorcycle to bbq joints.