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Ben Fried
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They come in peace.
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It was on aperture priority :-). The previous photo I'd wanted minimal depth of field for and I didn't change settings.
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Spotted this on Sunday on the side of a building. Not sure what it is but it's kind of neat.
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Banksey: Queen Victoria with a hatchet
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At South Station
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+Jeff Bates this was just the Nexus 6p but most of the rest of the recent stuff is a leica q, which I am just wild about.
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Of course! And beware a man missing the first joint of his little finger...
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Andrew Jacob Fried, December 2, 1970 - March 28, 2000
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My sincere condolences.
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Near the end of the season for tulips I guess.
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Apologies to Koudelka...
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Twitter: @progpaintings Painters and Hackers: nothing in common whatsoever, but this are classical...
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The accuracy of "Programmers at work maintaining a Ruby on Rails application" is disturbing...
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Mannequins in Sunnyvale.
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Hmm.
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Cherry blossoms - will they last through today's winds?
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Riverside Park, today.
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Cool - my bad. Have to add it to the background rotation.
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Engineer
Employment
  • Google
    Engineer, 2008 - present
  • Morgan Stanley
    Managing Director, 1994 - 2008
  • Heuristicrats Research
    Software Guy, 1992 - 1993
  • Columbia University
    Systems Programmer, 1993 - 1994
  • Columbia University
    User Services Consultant, 1988 - 1992
  • Columbia University
    UI, 1984 - 1988
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Manhattan
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Queens, NY - Berkeley, California - Palo Alto, California - Mountain View, California
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No matter where you go, there you are.
Bragging rights
I can cross one eye at a time. My .emacs is 28 years old
Education
  • school of hard knocks
    PhD in pain, present
  • Columbia University
    Computer Science
  • Stuyvesant High School
  • The Childrens' Free School
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Ryan Lizza: Why Won’t Obama Rein in the N.S.A.?
www.newyorker.com

Instead of shutting down or scaling back the N.S.A.’s programs, Obama has worked to bring them into narrow compliance with rules that often

Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Ill...
market.android.com

The New Yorker “Excellent... a hair-raising, minute-by-minute account of an accident at a Titan II missile silo in Arkansas, in 1980, which

The Observation Deck » Happy 10th Birthday, DTrace!
dtrace.org

Happy 10th Birthday, DTrace! Ten years ago this morning — at 10:27a local time, to be exact — DTrace was integrated. On the occasion of DTra

while (true) do; how hard can it be to keep running? - OSCON 2013
oscon.com

One of the simplest seeming problems is just keeping a daemon running. However, it turns out that keeping a long-lived service simply online

Galaxy Nexus
www.google.com

Galaxy Nexus. First phone with Android 4.0, Face Unlock, Android Beam, an amazing HD screen and 4G LTE fast.

Picasa Web Albums: free photo sharing from Google
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Fast and easy photo sharing from Google. Share with friends and family, or explore public photos.

renee french
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A.T. (6); beakhead (10); big drawings (1); Bjornstrand story (11); bunny (4); detail (2); drawings (41); drawn while (4); etching (1); eyes

Pandora® internet radio
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Pandora radio is a personalized radio service that streams music on your phone. Pandora® internet radio is your own FREE personalized radio

Dart : Structured web programming
www.dartlang.org

From quick prototypes to serious apps. Dart's optional types let you prototype quickly and then revise your code to be more maintainable

The Wrath of Heaven
www.tbray.org

May it afflict Dupuytren's contracture, hangnails, and other painful pathologies of the hand on every developer who screws with Control-A, -

Democratizing Machine Learning With C#
blog.bigml.com

This is a guest post by Erik Meijer (@headinthebox). He is an accomplished programming-language designer who runs the Cloud Programmability

Canon EOS-1D X professional DSLR announcement and overview: Digital Phot...
www.dpreview.com

Canon EOS-1D X professional DSLR announcement and overview: Canon has announced the launch of the EOS-1D X, its latest flagship professional

Lice Treatments: From Nix and RID to malathion and lindane, my yearlong ...
www.slate.com

October, 2010. My mother, at the tail end of a week babysitting my four kids, drops a text bombshell into my final kid-free airport reverie.

Official Google Blog: Step inside the map with Google MapsGL
googleblog.blogspot.com

Step inside the map with Google MapsGL. 10/13/2011 07:20:00 AM. You're now one step closer to experiencing and interacting with a 3D mir

Google Pinyin IME
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Google Pinyin IME - input Chinese using Pinyin, strokes, voice and handwriting.谷歌拼音输入法 下载后请到 “设置”→“语言和键盘”中开启。 The Google Pinyin IME is an in

renee french
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from Baby Bjornstrand here

Canary Theme - Chrome Web Store
chrome.google.com

A pale yellow theme, perfect for Chrome's Canary build. Supports both Aero and non-Aero.

CLOTHING ACCESSORIES GROOMING WINE & SPIRITS CIGARS LEISURE FOR ...
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CLOTHING. ACCESSORIES. GROOMING. WINE & SPIRITS. CIGARS. LEISURE. FOR THE HOME. SIGN IN YOUR ACCOUNT SHOPPING CART (0 ITEMS). I know Bil

Pulse News
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Meet Pulse. A beautiful application that makes reading news fun and engaging. Pulse News is a beautiful app that takes your favorite website

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