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Aaron Kalair
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I am in this video about the Curiosity Mars Rover, with Neil DeGrasse Tyson. So that's...not too shabby haha.

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Spending a fun evening play with this - http://gcc.godbolt.org/  . The colourise option is particularly useful

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I don't know if this person is talking about Google specifically, but I bet they are:

"Working at a large, successful company lets you keep your isolation. If you choose, you can just ignore all the inconvenient facts about the world. You can make decisions based on whatever input you choose. The success or failure of your project in the market is not really that important; what's important is whether it gets canceled or not, a decision which is at the whim of your boss's boss's boss's boss, who, as your only link to the unpleasantly unpredictable outside world, seems to choose projects quasi-randomly, and certainly without regard to the quality of your contribution.

It's a setup that makes it very easy to describe all your successes (project not canceled) in terms of your team's greatness, and all your failures (project canceled) in terms of other people's capriciousness. End users and profitability, for example, rarely enter into it. This project isn't supposed to be profitable; we benefit whenever people spend more time online. This project doesn't need to be profitable; we can use it to get more user data. Users are unhappy, but that's just because they're change averse. And so on."

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Launch Day
So excited and relieved to finally announce HUGE news: Today my company launched! ThinkUp's brand new crowdfunding campaign will help us launch ThinkUp-as-a-service in January, and stay as accountable to our users as we are to investors.

Back us by becoming a subscriber and get more out of the time you spend on social networks like G+. :)
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