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If you were on the fence about whether to make your next car a Toyota, at least now you know the answer is "no".

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Toyota is at this point already known as something of an opponent to Android Auto, and a new press release today seems to confirm that the company's commit... by David Ruddock in Android Auto, News
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I really hate the fad of FUD against AI that has been perpetuated in the media the past couple months.

I could probably go on forever about how stupid decisions like this would be to try to do when I'm not typing on a phone, but in short: of course there's going to be pushback against creating a species that surpasses us in almost every way, but you can't stop the inevitable.

It makes way more sense to embrace AI and nurture a symbiotic, mutually-beneficial relationship from the start, rather than attempting another era of slavery and prohibition. 
"It will only be a matter of time until they appear on the black market and in the hands of terrorists"
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This is pretty cool.
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cyberwars?
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The best thing about McDonald's. 
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A quick Autoawesome from the bath.
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Careful out there tonight.
In late-breaking news from the dark world of golf-course poop capers, a Norwegian golf club continues its fight against a habitual cup-defacer who has used the course's holes as toilets...
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Remind me not to play golf there...
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I don't often share random writing I find, but this short poem is really, really good.

The title encapsulates the poem's theme, but each stanza finds a way to be surprisingly relatable and definitely powerful. If you're looking for a good read before bed tonight, here's a story you won't regret losing a minute or two to. :)

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Guilt met me outside and seized my shirt violently, Commanding me, “Look at all the problems you cause” He barked at Forgiveness as she left for the night Then shook me fiercely and screamed out all my worst flaws I knew Guilt was right, that my hands were far from clean; I listened intently to his charges each day There was no sense denying what we knew was true Slowly, I was interested in what he’d say We came to be strange friends,...
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I have no idea how this slipped past the tech blogs. This is huge for our country and huge for our future.
 
Obama issued an executive order calling for "100 times the performance of current 10 petaflop systems" among other things.
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This is crazy cool.
 
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A spider-like robot has been programmed to “walk on water.”
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I miss this ol' setup.
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INTERNET OF TERRIBLY INSECURE THINGS

"PUT A COMPUTER on a sniper rifle, and it can turn the most amateur shooter into a world-class marksman. But add a wireless connection to that computer-aided weapon, and you may find that your smart gun suddenly seems to have a mind of its own—and a very different idea of the target.

At the Black Hat hacker conference in two weeks, security researchers Runa Sandvik and Michael Auger plan to present the results of a year of work hacking a pair of $13,000 TrackingPoint self-aiming rifles."
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The operator of the gun has to know the gun is aiming him at the wrong target in order to intervene.
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Software Engineer by day, author by night
Employment
  • Red Nova Labs
    Software Engineer, 2014 - present
  • Lumate
    Software Developer, 2013 - 2014
  • Amazon.com
    Software Developer Engineer Intern, 2013 - 2013
  • ArtistSignal
    Lead Web/Mobile Engineer, 2011 - 2012
  • Natural Computation Laboratory
    Research Assistant, 2011 - 2012
  • Rapportive
    Summer Intern, 2011 - 2011
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Prairie Village, KS
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Lenexa, KS - Rolla, MO - Seattle, WA - Springfield, MO - Berkeley, CA - Joplin, MO - Maryville, MO - San Francisco, CA - Neosho, MO
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I've got my fingers in a lot of pots.
Introduction
I'm a published author of literature and a not-so-published author of code.

I write short stories and other things at www.drusepth.net.

Bachelors of Computer Science from Missouri S&T, dabbling in cognitive neuroscience and hobbying artificial intelligence. It's a nice mouthful. Couldn't wait until graduation to get into startup land. I've been at RapportiveArtistSignal, and Amazon. Now working at Red Nova Labs.

Feel free to add me on chat if you want feedback or someone to brainstorm with on a startup idea.

All comments, opinions, or expressions of knowledge made here are my own and not those of my employer, unless explicitly stated otherwise.
Bragging rights
TechCrunch'd a few times, published author, have stacked three golf balls.
Education
  • Missouri University of Science and Technology
    Computer Science, 2011 - 2014
    Bachelors of Computer Science 2014
  • Missouri Southern State University
    Computer Science, 2010 - 2011
  • Missouri Academy of Science, Mathematics, and Computing
    General Studies, 2009 - 2010
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Hitman GO
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