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Al Kordesch
Worked at Altera
Attended Case Western Reserve University
Lives in Santa Cruz, California USA
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2016 Bay to Breakers 12k run! #bay2breakers #baretobreakers #runningbare
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For the first time, the shock breakout of a supernova has been caught
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The Kordeschkopf is located at the border of Austria and Slovenia. Thanks to my niece Christine for the excellent photos!
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Gravity Waves finally detected! Wow! Link to LIGA results below. #GravitationalWaves
LIGO Scientific Collaboration (LSC) seeks to detect gravitational waves and use them for exploration of fundamentals of science.
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Wow!  Fantastic results from planetary dynamic simulation!
The giant planet, discovered through mathematical modeling and computer simulations, is nicknamed Planet Nine and traces a bizarre, highly elongated orbit in the outer solar system.
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Early morning trash pickup - it's fun and interesting!
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I like driving down Highway 1 along the California coast - So many beaches and surprises!
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Say No to Circumcision!
 
Last month, the AAP published research showing that common medical procedures carried out on newborn babies are very painful, and that the effects of the pain can last many years. Intact America has seized the opportunity to make the AAP face the facts about forced genital cutting of babies (infant circumcision), which is unnecessary at best, and disfiguring and dangerous at worst. Please add your signature!
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San Francisco is a very cool city. The Castro, The Mission, Superbowl City, Broadway, Cherry blossoms... and more.
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San Francisco is a very cool place. Castro, The Mission, Superbowl City, Broadway, Cherry blossoms...
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Thaipusam in Kuala Lumpur (2010)
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Martin Luther King Day in San Francisco
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Semiconductor physics, computer modeling, solid state physics
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    Semiconductor Modeling, 2012 - 2015
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    Manager, Design Tech, 2001 - 2009
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Taught physics in Malaysia (in Malay). Refused to fight the "commies" in Vietnam. War is insane! Uncircumcised. (Why would you cut off the most sensitive part of your penis?) Ex-Catholic (no explanation needed).
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  • Case Western Reserve University
    MSEE
  • Carnegie Mellon University
    Physics
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