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Trying to work on not getting overly irate when people irrationally object to something, using (what appears to me to be) a misguided bias, rendered without any evidence to support the opposition--especially when the entire objection consists of a curt denial.

This probably means I would live longer if I stopped contributing to the Internet. We'll see how long I can go before continuing my rebuttal to this flippant objection: https://github.com/iojs/io.js/issues/86
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I have joined the tildeverse, in which you can find a very tiny preview of the deck of playing cards I'm painting (hoping to finish in the next 3 months).

All my ~

http://drawbridge.club/~antic
http://hypertext.website/~antic
http://tilde.farm/~antic
http://tilde.town/~antic
http://totallynuclear.club/~antic

#tildeclub   #tildeverse   #tildetown   #tilde  
... 6------|--|--\-----5 | | \ \ | | \ \ | | \ \ | | \ \ | | \ \ | | \ \ | | 11-----------------8 \ | | | \ | | | \ | | | \| | | \| | | 2---------|--------1 | | | | 14-----|----------13 | \ | \ | \ | \ | \ | \ | \ | \ | \ | \ | \| \| 10-----------------9. \[._.]/ - Oh, Hi!
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I have a special fondness for cards.  This will be a very special deck.  Love it.
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Not sure if Facebook game invite is a mass invite or if I've been exclusively picked as an unimportant contact, here only as a potential +1 to a score.
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This is both why I have Facebook set to email me when I authenticate with a new device AND why I have Facebook require 2-factor authentication. It's becoming common for iOS apps to create a fake Facebook login page that masks the real site so they can store your password and forward it on to Facebook (instead of using oauth... I know oauth blows: http://hueniverse.com/2012/07/oauth-2-0-and-the-road-to-hell -- but it's better than storing passwords). And now, I delete your app.
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Got two "invitation to interview" emails from different Amazon departments today. I like how they word it, like its a secret social network.

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I'm sick so my daughter drew me a giraffe. This is my new favorite thing.
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New Word: Ternariholic (ternaryholic, ternaryolic, ternary-holic). March 5th, 2013 | Categories: News, Rant, Web Development | Tags: code, complexity, obfuscation, operator, Programming, ternary, urba...
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Prints available for my Halloween art show piece. I specifically designed this for a wrapped canvas print (I'm staring at one on my desk right now and I'm amazed at how it turned out). 
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Companies paying for users to access their content+ads? What a novel idea. This could change things quite a bit. When I was a kid, I could never make sense of the cable company charging customers to have access to something that the content providers would happily give away--and spend amazing amounts of money trying to get you to never stop watching. This takes ad delivery in the right direction. Next, they'll be paying users directly for consuming.
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Had to post this story again from my youth--it's hard to retell and reread without tearing up with so many feelings. Unfortunately had a reason to dredge up the topic, now relating to a friend of my daughter instead of a friend of mine.
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awesome #JavaScript #211: Divide by zero:
5/0 == Infinity; 
typeof Infinity == 'number'; 
1 - Infinity == -Infinity;
isFinite(5/0) == false;
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Of course, you could file it under non-awesome that numbers too big for the engine to handle return Infinity:

Math.pow(10,567) === Infinity
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Web Development
Employment
  • The Walt Disney Company
    Cloud Ninja, 2011 - present
  • ShadowPuppet, LLC
    CTO, 2002 - 2011
  • Seattle Central Community College
    Web Development Instructor, 2006 - 2011
  • Avlan, LLC
    Lead Web Development Architect, 2009 - 2011
  • RIPL, Corp
    Lead Front End Developer, 2008 - 2010
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A Pale Blue Dot - Earth
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Keep your chin up; I work in the Cloud.
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About:
web developer, cloud ninja at Disney, doodler, writer, father, aspiring comic book author, extropian with interplanetary desires & hyper-dimensional dreams

Interests:
Drawing, Art, Biology, Insects, Languages, Mandarin Chinese, German, English, AI, Cryptography, Encryption, Open Source, Tactile, Linux (Ubuntu and Debian mostly), Security, Hacking, Web Development, UI, UX, Math, Traveling, Environmental Design, Windmills, Alternative Energy, Space exploration, Information, Movies, Books, Comics, Photography, Complex Network Models, Circuitry, Dreams, Sleep, Science, Seattle, Go, Chess, Unicycle riding, Juggling, Acrobatics, Street Performance, Graffiti, Social Landscapes, Music, Playing accordion, Playing Guitar, Playing Harmonica, Bleeding edge, Arrays, Evolution, Freedom Revolutions, Parkour, Atheism, Rationalism, Humanism, Collectivism, Individualism, Futurism, Technocracy, DIY, Solar, Sustainability, Cyberpunk, Dystopian Remix, Steampunk

Favorite things to do:
Acrobatics, climb, cook, dance, draw, visit aquarium|science Center|zoo, read mathworld.wolfram.com or Wikipedia, get massage, argue philosophy|logic, speak|write|read in foreign languages or code, listen to music|audiobooks, movies, photography, play chess|go|accordion|harmonica|guitar, sing, monkey rings at the park, video games, swim, dream, sleep, solve math problems, travel, drink tea|juice, write code|poetry|prose, unicycle, yoga

Favorite Foods:
Sushi, Smoked Salmon, Thai food

Favorite People:
William Gibson, Richard Dawkins, Myself, Jeff Noon,  Warren Ellis, Anyone who has given a TED Talk (ted.com)

Favorite Movies:
“Akira”,”Fast, Cheap, and Out of Control”,”The Fifth Element”,”V for Vendetta”

Favorite TV Shows:
“Cowboy Bebop”,”Elfen Lied”,”Max Headroom”,”Samurai Champloo”

Favorite Music:
2 Raumwohnung, Air, Allegri, Badly Drawn Boy, Ben Folds (Five), Blonde Redhead, Bright Eyes, Cardigans, Deathcab for Cutie, Decemberists, Earlimart, Eisley, Goldfrapp, Gotan Project, Ladytron, Lhasa, Pink Martini, Portishead, Postal Service, Radiohead, Shins, Sufjan Stevens, Weezer, Yann Tiersen

Member of Groups:
GSLUG (Greater Seattle Linux Users Group)

Favorite Quotes:
“The reasonable man adapts himself to the world, the unreasonable one persists in trying to make the world adapt to him; all progress in the world, therefore, depends upon the unreasonable man” — Bertrand Russel

“Is it not enough to see that a garden is beautiful without having to believe there are little fairies at the bottom of it too?” — Douglas Adams

The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not ‘Eureka!’ but ‘That’s funny…’
– Isaac Asimov

Engineers are all basically high-functioning autistics who have no idea how normal people do stuff.
– Cory Doctorow

Java is to JavaScript what Car is to Carpet
– unknown

The first 90% of the code accounts for the first 90% of the development time. The remaining 10% of the code accounts for the other 90% of the development time.
– Tom Cargill

Favorite Books:

‘The God Delusion’ -Richard Dawkins,
‘Time Enough for Love’ -Robert Heinlein,
‘Neuromancer’ -William Gibson
‘The Portable Athiest’ -Christopher Hitchens,
‘Nymphomation’ & ‘Vurt’ – Jeff Noon
‘Small Gods’ -Terry Pratchett,
‘Red Mars’&’Green Mars’&’Blue Mars’ -Kim Stanley Robinson,
‘Cryptonomicon’ -Neal Stephenson

Bragging rights
Built Disney's version of the Amazon Web Services Console
Education
  • Seattle Central Community College
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antic, atomantic, Adam Eisley
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