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Charlie Andrews
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Sloooowly getting better at this figure drawing thing!

(sketch of Fiora's player portrait from LoL - http://gameinfo.na.leagueoflegends.com/en/game-info/champions/fiora/)
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On our video conference units, one of this guy's pictures came up today and I thought "wow, that looks amazing". Looked up the picture and it turned out it was from Glacier. 
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Wow. This was way better than I expected it to be.
 
Great talk by Cal Newport on why "follow your passion" may not (scratch that, is not) the right career advice... Also, his book "So Good They Can't Ignore You" is a great read - recommend it.
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Good post on something that a lot of people I know have been concerned about.
 
Concerned about unknown people circling you? 

Many people who are new to Google+ get concerned by notifications that a person they do not know circled them. The truth is that having someone circle you is completely harmless. Circling on Google+ is not like "friending" on Facebook, which is a two-way relationship. 

The most common concern is that the unknown person might be able to see your private information. They cannot. A person who adds you to one of their Circles can only see information you share as Public. They cannot see posts or anything else shared only with your Circles (unless, of course, you add the person to your Circles).

Another common concern is that the unknown person might be able to spam your Stream. That too is impossible. Having you in one of their circles allows the person to attempt to share posts with you but the posts will not appear in your Stream unless you reciprocate by adding them to one of your circles. 

So the next time you see that a stranger circled you, you can take comfort from the knowledge that it affects you in no way whatsoever.
#googleplus   #googlepluscircles   #googleplustips  
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New blog post on how technology has adversely affected the middle class: http://typist.cc/blog/technologys-war-on-the-middle-class/

Thanks to +David Andrews , +Erin DelBene , and +Andrew Rockwell for reading drafts!
We all know it – technology is killing jobs. Now we've been given the evidence to support this observation: a recent Associated Press analysis has found that the negative effects of outsourcing on the...
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More and more lately I've become incredibly jealous of people that have artistic ability. I know "jealous" isn't really a fair word - they've worked much harder at improving their skills than I have - but there are some underrecognized people out there capable of some really amazing stuff. This girl is a perfect example:

http://www.sarahmarino.com/index.php/illustration/two-new-friends/
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Very nifty!
 
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Doing a better job of getting out and taking pictures this year - here's to more :)
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Dude the 60D is sweet but heavy and bulky hehe. I haven't heard of the Micro 4/3 and I can't find it on google for some reason :/ But have you looked into mirrorless cameras? They are awesome and really small but it doesn't look like you can buy a camera soon it seems hehe. Also are you getting around well with all the numbers to work with - shutter speed, apt and iso?
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First edit with lightroom - very excited about the possibilities!
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Really cool video with lots of important people extoling the virtues of learning to code: What most schools don't teach
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Officially headed to Scotland this summer with +Erin DelBene +Steve Ragatzki and +Luke Easterday! Have to start collecting my plaid kilts for attire.
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+Nicholas Comment You were definitely right about the awesomeness of Avatar. I just finished season three of The Last Airbender and am now watching The Legend of Korra on Amazon Prime.

I have absolutely no regrets on spending two dollars per episode on the show - everything about it is frickin' awesome. The art, the story. Just pure awesomeness. Truthfully, I feel a little bit guilty that The Last Airbender was free on Amazon Prime because I feel like the amount that I enjoyed the show didn't match at all the amount that I paid for it.
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I like it a lot. It definitely has a different tone than Avatar, though. A little bit darker, a little more grown up. I think that I like the character of Aang a little more than the character of Korra, but I have to say it made me said when they showed Aang grown up in the show and he was very serious. I hope they go back and show him grown up and playing practical jokes on someone or something - I felt like The Legend of Korra's version of grown-up Aang was not what I expected at all.
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    Computer Science, 2008 - 2012
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    Software Engineer, 2012 - present
  • Microsoft
    Software Developer Intern, 2012 - 2012
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    Software Developer Intern, 2011 - 2011
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Went there for a quick bite to eat and ate the Pad Thai - it didn't disappoint. It was definitely one of the better Pad Thais that I've had in my life. Good food, quick service.
Food: Very GoodDecor: GoodService: Very Good
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reviewed a year ago
A group of friends and I headed here last Saturday night and had an awesome time. We ordered a couple pitchers of blackberry sangria (amazing) for the 8 of us and about two tapas plates per person. Some of the tapas were amazing (spicy potatoes, empanadas) and some were just a solid good. The paella was also very good. I highly recommend this place to anyone looking to have the meal be a main event for the night - the whole thing took around 2.5 hours (we ate slowly), but we had a great time.
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Food: ExcellentDecor: Very GoodService: Very Good
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They have good burgers for a great price. The fries were incredibly fresh if a little bland. Wish there were some of these in Illinois!
Food: Very GoodDecor: GoodService: Excellent
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Great destination restaurant in Detroit! If you go here, you're certainly not trying to eat on a budget, but you'll be rewarded with great dining. Although I didn't try it, a friend recommended "the beast of the day" - the chef cooks up a unique animal each day and it's offered on the menu. We ordered a smattering of different appetizers, all of which were delicious. I'd definitely recommend the place to a friend.
Food: ExcellentDecor: ExcellentService: Excellent
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My friend and I got a 10pc Alaskan Roll and a deal where we received a 5pc California roll, a Spicy Tuna roll, and a Shrimp Tempura roll for around $28. All of them were tasty and the price was good for the amount of sushi that we got - I'd definitely recommend the place to a friend.
Food: Very GoodDecor: GoodService: Very Good
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This is certainly my favorite Thai restaurant in the Detroit area. Among my top dishes are the spring rolls (definitely dip them in the sweet sauce, which is delicious) and the sweet broccoli noodles. I had a chance to sample their ice cream, as well, which was excellent, although I'm not sure if it's a long-term offering on the menu. Vegetarians can try asking for the crispy tofu, which my sister and brother-in-law love although it's not on the menu. I have recommended and will continue to recommend this gem to friends.
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Food: ExcellentDecor: Very GoodService: Excellent
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Despite the negative reviews written about Enso, I've been there three or four times and all of my experiences there have been great. It fills a role in the community (higher-end albeit delicious restaurant) that otherwise wouldn't be filled. The food was incredibly tasty (we loved the glazed pork) and the service was pretty good. Based on my experiences, I'd recommend it to a friend.
Food: ExcellentDecor: ExcellentService: Very Good
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