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Arnie Christianson
Works at SES S.A.
Attended Northern Illinois University
Lives in Washington, DC
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The same silly questions but good rebuttal of theist hubris:

Answering Prager’s Two Questions for Atheists

http://flip.it/yhh0h
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They do indeed... But they won't.

The GOP Needs to Leave Religion Behind

http://time.com/3670018/gop-republican-party-religion/
Displays of religiosity have become increasingly public and de riguer in GOP politics, but the reality is that Americans are turning away from organized religion
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You Can Fit Every Planet In The Solar System Between Earth And The Moon

http://io9.com/you-can-fit-every-planet-in-the-solar-system-between-ea-1650941597
I'd honestly never heard this stat before, and it's pretty amazing how well they tightly fit together.
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Astronomers have detected the signatures of hundreds of comets disintegrating in a distant, chaotic solar system 63 light-years away.
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Personally, I still think that something Glass-like will become a huge hit in the consumer market. I can see the argument that it will succeed first in the business market. There are lots of situations where people could use a POV video cameras recording as part of their job.

I've said it before though that my ideal form of glass isn't the little thing hanging off the side, but a real pair of glasses that covers my whole vision and has transparent displays. This allows for full AR and other things that Glass can't do in its current form. The first step in that direction is the Oculus Rift. AR will come first in a much more bulky format that you won't wear around in public, but that will morph over time and Oculus and Glass merge into a single product.
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And rightly so.

The Guardian slams Larry Alex Taunton’s book on Hitchens’s “conversion”

http://flip.it/0tuv_
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This is the most elegant and thoughtful opinion on atheism that I have ever read.

http://www.cnn.com/2015/01/08/opinion/bell-god-atheism/index.html
Atheists are accused of having no source of meaning in their lives, but it is popular Christian theology that saps the meaning from our daily experiences.
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The future is disappearing: How humanity is falling short of its grand technological promise

http://www.salon.com/2014/10/26/the_future_is_disappearing_how_humanity_is_falling_short_of_its_grand_technological_promise/
Are you waiting for a world in which technology finally makes good on its promise? Don't hold your breath
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Primordial inflation data may provide a clue to a unified quantum gravity.
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Real-life True Blood: Safe, long-lasting artificial blood heading to a blood bank near you

http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/184294-real-true-blood-safe-artificial-blood-heading-to-a-bloodstream-near-you
A team from the University of Essex is working on what could be the first safe human blood replacement for ...
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276 people
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Work
Occupation
Senior Program Manager, Data Mobility, SES
Skills
Satellite Communications, Project Management, Program Management, Technical Sales
Employment
  • SES S.A.
    Sr. Manager, Technical Sales, 2013 - present
  • CNN
    Sr. Manager, Technical Systems, 2001 - 2013
  • CNN
    Satellite Operator, 1996 - 2001
  • CNN
    Video Journalist, 1993 - 1996
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Currently
Washington, DC
Previously
Chicago - Atlanta - London
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Tagline
Satellite expert, technologist, atheist, rationalist, endurance runner, rabid reader, sometimes-writer, happy step-dad, beer snob
Bragging rights
Marathons, Science & Technology Emmy, Some Short Stories on Amazon
Education
  • Northern Illinois University
    Communications/Media Studies, 1988 - 1992
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AC, Cubzphan