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Ben Vanik
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Attended University of Central Florida
Lives in Seattle, WA
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This guys ball bounce off wall over women shot needs work. Maybe he can learn from us.
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Easter egg #6: Videos are under attack on YouTube, but you can command the missiles with this clue: Wait for the video to play then type 1980 (make sure to click the background, not the comments). http://goo.gl/S08hOY #GeekWeek
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Every weekday at around 4pm San Franciscoians gather in places like the 101 and stay motionless. I blended in with the locals to observe and believe this ritual lasts for hours.
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If you have access to the new Google Maps, there's a hidden feature that is dependent on system time:  an accurate solar eclipse. If you set your clock back to 5pm PDT, Thursday, May 9th and look northeast of Australia, you'll see what we saw as we were testing the new version.   If you zoom out, you can even see the moon in front of the sun!

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+Dominik Käser put together this great video montage of his impressions #throughglass  of Google I/O and the Maps + Leap Motion + Oculus Rift demo.  Awesome!

Impressions from Google I/O and the Maps+Leap booth
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These tools for in-browser graphics programming are really getting sophisticated. Via +Eric Haines.
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Ah, he's finally into the WebGL too, eh? I just tried out BLK, which still works fine. :-) I'm curious if you know of any other block/voxel-building WebGL environments that are past the prototype stage and worth a look. Hmm.. that's it, really, apart from the zoomable UI I built that you might like.
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That's right. Official announcement time: "The Stars Were Right" digital release is coming Tuesday, Oct. 1st! Amazon Kindle and Kobo will be my first launch platforms. (You can pre-order from Kobo ...
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A Balloon from Google's Project Loon http://www.google.com/loon/
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    Computer Science
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  • Google
    Engineer, 2011 - present
  • Microsoft Corporation, Live Labs, Seadragon
    Engineer, 2008 - 2011
  • Phanfare
    Engineer, 2004 - 2008
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