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Christopher Parker
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Ouch. Apologies to my vegan friend(s). But this is pretty hilarious.
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Yep. This actually happened.
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This is such a well-edited video, and one of the most profound excerpts that could have been taken from +Sam Harris's full "Death and the Present Moment" talk. Well done! Thank you for doing this!
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If you have a solid half hour, here's a refined version of that same kind of meditation:
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Don't tell me what to do, +Microsoft! 😜
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"The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man." -George Bernard Shaw
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I think that's what they call a false positive but this is such a great line in so many ways
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What gives,​?! Fix your stuff.
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This × ∞. I am so out of practicsse. It's unbemlievable. I'm trying to be less sassy about it, because I know it smacss of unoriginality. But, the specificity of the situation is leaving me feeling jaded. I'm going to need a minute, relatively speaking, to float my way out of this position. I won't let it get me down; that's just not my style.
When you try deleting a line of CSS:
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Oh. Sure. When I do it to my food, it's weird and gross, but when a restaurant does it to your food, it's genius and inspired? Can someone please share with me the rules of food experimentation? Is this one of those "leave it to the professionals" kinds of things?
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I think NdGT might be onto something (and not just on something), despite +Bill Nye's hilarious caricature.

Consciousness is not an entity or a thing unto itself. Consciousness is a process. It is the moment-to-moment measurement of an infinitely complex state machine. Consciousness is the collective functional output of parallel processes of cognition. It's an aggregate distillation of sensation, both external and internal. It is all of these things and nothing more!
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If you have upgraded from Windows 7 or Windows 8.x to Windows 10 and your Start menu no longer works (along with Cortana, the notification center, etc.), read this to find out how to fix the problem.
Fox broken Start Menu in Windows 10 final or preview by following this guide and save yourself from doing a clean install of Windows 10.
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This brilliant article outlines exactly what is wrong with police forces across the United States. Every police chief in the country should read and then re-read this article. Adopting its contents will save lives.
The military changed its overly aggressive tactics. It’s time for law enforcement to do the same.
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To all the whiners and the busybodies complaining about a minimum wage adjustment... This is for you.
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  • Northern Essex Community College
    Computer Science, 2003 - 2006
  • Bunker Hill Community College
    Computer Science, 2001 - 2003
  • Malden High School
    1997 - 2001
    Grades 9 - 12
  • Malden Middle School
    1995 - 1997
    Grades 7, 8
  • Belmont Elementary School
    1994 - 1995
    Grade 6
  • Lincoln Elementary School
    1989 - 1994
    Grades 1 - 5
  • A Drewicz Elementary School
    1988 - 1989
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Chris, Parker, Bob, Spidey
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I <3 JavaScript
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¡CUIDADO! Don't take me seriously. Except for when I'm serious.

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Personal Interests
  • Somewhat of a Google "fanboy" since The Year Two Thousand.
  • Good without god(s); agnostic atheist, with appreciations for:
    • The philosophy of Yeshua ben Yosef, of Nazareth (without the Yahweh/Jehovah part)
    • Daoism
    • Thelema
    • Norse mythology
    • Greek mythology
    • Buddhism
    • Anton LaVey is my homeboy \m/
  • Politics: Libertarian. Anarchist. Socialist. Voluntaryist. Egalitarian.
    • The philosophy of Yeshua ben Yosef, of Nazareth (without the Yahweh/Jehovah part)
    • My Test Results:
    • Like Stephen Colbert, I don't see skin color. I also don't see hair color, eye color, nationality, race, heritage, gender, gender identity, sex, sexual preference, handicap, disability, weight, height, or any other purely circumstantial aspect of an individual. I just see people; namely, their personalities and their decisions.
      • Everyone deserves a chance. Discrimination of any form is not allowed in my stream. If I see it, I'll block it. (This includes <circumstantial characteristic>-only events, fundraisers, charities, etc.! One demographic is no more deserving than any other.)
  • Science-based interests include (and I would like to have PhDs in)...
    • Astrophysics
    • Psychoanalysis
    • Neuropsychiatry
    • Computer science
  • Organizations I support (financially as well as philosophically)
    • Free Software Foundation
    • Electronic Frontier Foundation
    • Wikimedia Foundation
    • Free State Project
    • American Civil Liberties Union
    • Freedom From Religion Foundation
    • Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science
    • Center for Inquiry
    • James Randi Educational Foundation
    • NORML

Professional Interests
  • Target Career Venues (aka "Dream Jobs") in pseudo-random order:
    • Google
    • Bocoup
    • GitHub
    • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • Massachusetts General Hospital
    • VALVe
    • Harmonix
    • Bethesda
    • Square Enix
    • Myself

Bio from Facebook (to be assimilated)

I have over ten years of experience in various Web development roles using a myriad of Web-based technologies, ranging from client side technologies such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to server side technologies such as Perl, PHP, Python, and Java. I'm also fully capable as a DBA, having amateur and professional experience with RDBMSes such as Oracle 9i/11g, IBM DB2, MySQL, and PostgreSQL. I've also served in several IT roles as system administrator and network architect, both in professional and amateur environments. I work well on both small and large teams, and I have experience with multiple types of development process management, such as the more traditional "waterfall" approach as well as newer agile methods, such as XP and Scrum.

Proud father and husband. JavaScript junkie (for hire). Free software advocate. All around cool guy.

Need to get something off your chest or confide in someone? I'm your man.

I'm a bit of a hodgepodge. I don't adhere to any one specific teaching or school of thought. In the past, I've used labels to help define who I am. Now, I'm just me. Accept me or not, I change for myself and myself alone.

Other bios of mine:

PSN Online ID: cparker15
Xbox Live Gamertag: cparker15
Wii Number: 6773 0121 7596 5883
Bragging rights
Married, Two kids, Three cats, A house, Two cars, A crapton of debt. Ordained minister in two separate churches.
Software Engineer; Web Developer; IT Specialist; Geek of All Trades
JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Perl, Ruby, PHP, Python, C++, Java, XML, XSLT, VB.NET, C#, Dust, SASS, Bash shell, sed, awk, grep, regular expressions, SEO, Microformats, oEmbed, RSS, Atom, SVN, Git, Git-flow, Semver, GNU/Linux, copyleft, FLOSS
  • Fidelity Investments
    Sr. JavaScript Web Developer, 2013 - present
  • Parker Innovations
    Founder, 2006 - present
  • American Student Assistance
    Sr. Web Developer, 2012 - 2013
  • Iron Mountain Incorporated
    UI Developer, 2011 - 2012
  • Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.
    Programmer, 2009 - 2010
  • Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.
    Web Developer, 2009 - 2009
  • Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.
    Sr. Business Analyst, Web Developer, 2006 - 2009
  • Dr. Dan's Integrative Pet Hospital
    IT Director, Web Developer, 2006 - 2007
  • BancTec
    Level 1 PC Technician, 2006 - 2006
  • Northern Essex Community College
    Peer Tutor, 2005 - 2006
  • L-3 Communications (Security & Detection Systems)
    Software Engineer, 2004 - 2005
  • L-3 Communications (Security & Detection Systems)
    Systems Engineer, 2003 - 2004
  • L-3 Communications (Security & Detection Systems)
    Technical Writer, 2003 - 2003
  • L-3 Communications (Security & Detection Systems)
    Technician, 2002 - 2003
  • Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders
    Web Developer, 2001 - 2002
  • Youth Tech Entrepreneurs
    Coder, 2000 - 2000
  • Youth Tech Entrepreneurs
    Web Business Project Manager, 2000 - 2000
  • Massachusetts Department of Education
    Assistant Web Administrator, 1999 - 2000
  • Employment Resources, Inc.
    Employee, 1999 - 1999
  • Imaging Technologies
    Printer Technician, 1998 - 1998
  • Youth Tech Entrepreneurs
    Web Business Co-founder, 2000 - 2000
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Sonic The Hedgehog - Aplicaciones Android en Google Play

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Brain It On! - Physics Puzzles – Android-Apps auf Google Play

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reviewed a year ago
I actually love this place's food and atmosphere... But they have a persistent rodent infestation problem, so I don't eat here anymore. I really wish they'd clean the place up, because I'd love to go back.
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
The one time I actually called the place due to a delivery that was running late, I could barely understand the person on the phone. However, considering I order food from here via Foodler multiple times per month, and this has only happened once, I consider this occurrence to be a fluke. I've never had any negative experiences with the quality of the food from Lucky Star. The crab rangoons are second to none.
Food: ExcellentDecor: GoodService: Very Good
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
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Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
Every time I get food from Cosi, I'm left wondering why. The food costs twice as much as it should, if not more, and the bread is unbelievably hard and tough, making my teeth ache by the time I'm done. Is their bread just always stale when I get it?! I wouldn't feed their bread to my family, at any rate... if the bread in my pantry felt like the bread at Cosi, I'd throw it out and go buy something fresh! Now I have a tooth ache and I feel poor. Thanks, Cosi!
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago