Pardo (`' as of 1995/03, and also known by his real name, David Keppel) helped with the design and implementation of MPtrace and the design of Shade, both while at the University of Washington.

Pardo is most infamous for his shameless promotion of Runtime Code Generation (also known as self-modifying code), but he also suffers from interests in compilers, computer architecture, operating systems, performance analysis, and a bunch of other stuff.

From instruction-set simulation and tracing