Susanne Coates

Susanne Danielle Coates is a filmmaker, artist, author, software developer and polymath. She enjoys exploring the planet we all call home, taking photos of- or making films about- it’s diversity of people and places, and blogging about her adventures. She is also an advocate for water conservation and drinking water sustainability.

Coates is notable for a number of achievements including the development of a method for reinforcing skateboard decks with aramids such as Kevlar to reduce breakage and the first implementation of a distributed, parallel processed, artificial neural network on an ad-hoc computing cluster. She currently works as a freelance multimedia specialist and Drupal programmer in the Washington DC Area, and is an active documentary filmmaker.