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Chris Slade
Works at Brigham Young University - Hawaii
Attends University of Hawaii at Manoa


As a Computer Science professor, I want to keep my development skills up to date. I am looking for a project to work on to practice my skills, and maybe make a little money on the side. I would love to work on a iPhone/iPad app. I have a lot of web development skills as well. I would be willing to work as a contractor. I would also consider partnering on a "start up" project, if I think it's a good investment of my time. Let me know if you know of someone that wants a part time developer.
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Hey Chris! What you up to these days? Been a long time. Still teaching at BYUH? What languages you developing with now?

My wife and I are currently in Aliso Viejo, California. After working as a Software Engineer (Node/Backbone stack) in Salt Lake I was hired by Sony Playstation as a Senior UX Engineer, primarily JavaScript for their newly announced cloud gaming product, Playstation Now.

I'd be curious to hear what projects you're doing or planning.

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New Blog Post: I moved from Wordpress to Blogger.
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New post about Rails Editors and the Command Line.
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How do you send out invites? I have seen people say they have invites to give out. Or is it just at certain times when Google opens it up?
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Thanks for the help. It got my invites sent now.
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Phil Windley originally shared:
One of the things I dislike about the G+ streams is the way comments are handled. For most people it's OK, but for folks like +Robert Scoble and +Jesse Stay who have tons of followers, they're comments come in fast and furious making it tough to even scroll past their posts to see what's below.

I'm used to having things my way, so I wrote a Kynetx app that hides the comments. In their place it puts a link with the number of recent comments. Clicking on the link shows the comments. The link is a toggle, so clicking again does what you'd expect and hides the comments.

This makes it easy to scroll down, find the posts I'm interested in, and--if it seems interesting--look at the comments.

This is a Kynetx App, so it works inside the Kynetx Browser (KBX) extension. If you already have KBX, getting the +Comment app is easy. If you don't the KBX will be installed as part of the app installation (then you can check out the other cool Kynetx apps too). Because it runs inside KBX, the app will work on Firefox (even 5), Safari, and Chrome. If you really want it for IE, let me know and I'll generate one.

Try it out and let me know what you think.
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Anyone use google drive for backup?  How do you like it?
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I was using Google Drive for backup and now I just use it. At first it wasn't exactly clear to me why it was an advantage but once I started using it I discovered that I was going to it first for storage instead of as a backup. It has basically made my need for LogMeIn access almost obsolete. I can work from anywhere i go. I just wish it was available for Linux. 
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If you have a Wordpress blog and want to migrate to Blogger so you can integrate your blog will Google+, here are some instructions on how to migrate it. Feel free to ask any questions.
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Another Firefox update to break all on my extensions. I think I will hold off for a little bit.
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I really need to get in the habit of checking Google+ before Twitter.
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I am reinstalling vista on a 4 year old computer. At least a 5 hour process with all the updates. Wish I was installing lion instead. That would be a lt more fun.
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There isn't anything I don't like about it. Just takes a little getting used to.
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Computer Science Professor
I teach at BYU-Hawaii
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa
    Computer Science, 2008 - present
  • Brigham Young University
    Computer Science, 1996 - 2002
  • Brigham Young University
    Computer Science, 2002 - 2005
Computer Science professor and Web and Mobile app developer.
Mobile Apps, Web Applicatins
  • Brigham Young University - Hawaii
    Assistant Professor, 2007 - present
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