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Aleksandar Milivojević
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Attended Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, Zagreb
Lives in Palo Alto, CA
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Amazon, you put smile on my face here and there...

This price was for 2-day shipping.  3-day shipping was free.  Next-day was around $30-ish or so.
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The reaction of cycling communities to Volvo's newest "safety" invention (reflective spray paint one is supposed to spray all over himself before attempting to walk down the street or ride a bike) is generally extremely negative.

IMO, if Volvo was that much interested in cyclist's safety, instead of making it easier to use phones while driving (by making them more and more integrated with car's electronics) and adding more and more distracting displays, they should really come up with system that starts playing annoying beeps whenever car detects you might have attempted to use the phone while driving.  Or moved your eyes off the road in front of you.
I am tired of the ever increasing number of so-called "bike safety" products. Especially when everyday I share the road with drivers like this. There needs to be a spray for them.   A product ...
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Some more take your child to work day fun.  Yes, that's how my average work day at Google looks like...
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Indeed.
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New toys. Yay!
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+Nebojša Ćirić Yup.  All gone.  It nicely financed new toys.  I still have Really Right Stuff plate for 5D Mk II.  If you know anybody in need of one ;-)
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Achievement unlocked: mentioned in a very cool research paper.
Venue. Proceedings of the European Conference on Computer Systems (EuroSys), ACM, Bordeaux, France (2015). Publication Year. 2015. Authors. Abhishek Verma, Luis Pedrosa, Madhukar R. Korupolu, David Oppenheimer, Eric Tune, John Wilkes. BibTeX. @inproceedings{43438, title = {Large-scale cluster ...
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Mandatory helmet laws and glow-in-the-dark spray paint just show who really owns the roads.
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Sure.  My point was about victim blaming.  Being defensive is different discussion.  However, there is a point where rationality becomes paranoia.

As for deaths.  Looking up data at CDC.  Almost the same number for both traffic and firearm related.  About 30,000 per year for each.  Less than a 1,000 are cyclists.  Over 10,000 firearm related were homicides.  Hm, maybe hi-viz jacket for outdoor activities isn't sufficient after all.  Hi-viz + bulletproof on the other hand...  And of course, definitely helmet while inside a car.
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Switch to land value tax combined with abandoning California's proposition 13, might be one good way to solve housing problems in today's California.  The current tax system combined with prop 13 allows landowners to make irrational decisions with impunity from any consequences of their decisions.  It allows them to vote for zoning regulations that create artificial scarcity of housing, sending home values skywards and making them paper millionaires overnight.  Or for those that decide to cash out and move someplace where real estate market isn't manipulated with, actual millionaires with real millions in bank accounts.

The solution for problems proposition 13 was attempting to solve should not have been to freeze taxes so that they stop reflecting actual value of either property or the land property sits on.  It really should have been tackling artificially created scarcity of resources that caused prices of properties to soar (and tax bills to soar upwards with them).
HOW should you tax wealthy homeowners? Britain's opposition Labour party thinks it has an answer: an annual mansion tax on homes worth over £2m. Meanwhile the...
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And just as much space...
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The best thing going for it is the word "South" in its name, making people think warm thoughts.
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Indeed.  Claws to a cat are almost like fingers to humans.  They use them to hold objects, fling toys around when playing, grip on stuff, etc.  They need and use claws for much more than hunting or scratching your furniture.  Never declaw your cats.  It's like having pet monkey and cutting its fingers off for your convenience.  Provide your cats with few scratching posts around your home, and train them to use those instead of your furniture.
 

Addressing a behavioral problem with surgery went out with lobotomies. Please talk to your local veterinarians and ask them to stop declawing. Two paws or four paws, laser or guillotine blade...it's cruel, it's wrong, and there are many humane ways to deal with scratching issues. Ask all the cat people in 28 countries where they have banned declawing. They have happy, healthy cats and cat communities and less kitties in shelters than America does. And the veterinarians in all of those countries call declawing mutilation and unacceptable. Please help us ban it here in North America. Please share PawProject.org/whatyoucando

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Terrible :(
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Two days of take your child to work day.
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+Dijana Pirsljin​ Maybe we should try this soap on Noah...
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Engineer
Employment
  • Google
    Engineer, 2007 - present
  • Pollard Banknote
    System Administrator, 2003 - 2007
  • T-Hrvatski Telekom
    Information Technology Specialiast, 2000 - 2002
  • University Computing Center / CARNet
    System Administrator, 1996 - 2000
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Palo Alto, CA
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Mountain View, CA - Santa Clara, CA - Winnipeg, MB - Zagreb, Croatia - Slatina, Croatia - Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina - Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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  • Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, Zagreb
    Computing Technology
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