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Ahmet Alp Balkan
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check it out my last project.
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Check out my new homepage, feedbacks are appreciated.
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+Mustafa Arıcı raspberry pi.
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Sen koyun mantığından git o zaman, insan gibi düşünüp öyle haraket eden kesimle muhatabım.
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Will there be a power chord? If so, this is false advertising.
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There's a USB socket that powers the device but you can use a short USB-to-microUSB cable to power it through the TV so I'd say it is acceptable.
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I want grid view in my Plus, now!
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  • Microsoft
    SDET, 2012 - present
  • Microsoft
    SDET Intern, 2011 - 2011
  • Google
    Summer of Code Student, 2010 - 2010
  • Turkcell
    Software Developer Intern, 2010 - 2010
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Seattle, WA
Bellevue, WA - Bilkent, Ankara, Turkey - Kocaeli, Turkey
hobbyist computer engineer and blogger.
Software engineer at Microsoft working on cloud computing products. Releasing side projects and blog posts.

Find me on twitter: @ahmetalpbalkan
  • Bilkent University
    Computer Engineering, 2008 - 2012
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