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Christopher Ursich
Works at AmTrust Financial Services, Inc.
Attended Case Western Reserve University
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It is the GNU open source version of lobster(1).
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Yet another example of Google's religion of Material Design removing utility from applications.  I'm getting ready to just find something else.
Google Chrome's Downloads page (the one inside the browser, not the one you visit to get the browser) is undergoing a 'material design' makeover.
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This is a guy to watch.
California Democrat Ted Lieu has a degree in computer science from Stanford University. Ted Lieu is that rara avis on Capitol Hill -- a member of Congress who knows what he's talking about when it comes to technology.
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Jason & Ron, this might be an interesting topic for +All About Android or Arena.
 
Google Fit needs:
1) The ability to conveniently import data.  I have years of weight data that I would like to import, but I can find no way to do it without writing my own software.
2) The ability to conveniently export data. Google Takeout has no listing for Fit.  Of all the types of data in my Google account, health data is the most likely to be useful to me elsewhere.  Therefore, I will continue to use a spreadsheet as my system of record, and Fit only as a possible throwaway.
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I haven't looked into it.  Not much free time ;-).
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Google Fit needs:
1) The ability to conveniently import data.  I have years of weight data that I would like to import, but I can find no way to do it without writing my own software.
2) The ability to conveniently export data. Google Takeout has no listing for Fit.  Of all the types of data in my Google account, health data is the most likely to be useful to me elsewhere.  Therefore, I will continue to use a spreadsheet as my system of record, and Fit only as a possible throwaway.
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I have the opposite problem.  I already have a spreadsheet full of historical data, and I want to import it into Fit, in hopes of contributing to the "big data."  I think of it like Waze.  I contribute my data to the community, and in turn receive some useful benefit.  I accept that those benefits have not yet become clear, but I want to promote this and see where it goes.  What if every heart monitor in every hospital room in the US contributed data to Fit (or preferably, some more open, neutral system)? 

After all, who wouldn't want helpful information like, "You're in the top 15% heaviest people in your age group, pal.  Just sayin'."  :)
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I wonder if they sell these by the pallet.
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Or by the haphazard midden.
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What motivates us to work? Contrary to conventional wisdom, it isn't just money. But it's not exactly joy either. It seems that most of us thrive by making constant progress and feeling a sense of purpose. Behavioral economist Dan Ariely presents two eye-opening experiments that reveal our unexpected and nuanced attitudes toward meaning in our work. (Filmed at TEDxRiodelaPlata.)
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I was catching up with #TWiTNYE  yesterday, and explaining to my mom what it was all about:  "That's +Steve Gibson who talks about security. That's  +Paul Thurrott , one of the foremost Microsoft journalists.  That's +Randal L. Schwartz.  He wrote books about Perl."  She said, "Who's Pearl?"
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Now that's someone I am familiar with.........Minnie Pearl.....ha.
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I don't understand why you cannot search the Google Play store for apps, based on whether they support Google Fit or Chromecast.  Google is trying to promote adoption of these, right?
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Do you want to keep your best employees? The answer is obvious: of course you do! Then why do you still have stupid HR policies in place -- policies that can only drive your best employees straight into your competitors' arms?
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Work
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Network Security Professional
Skills
Networking & Security, Standards & process development, Technical documentation, Open source tools
Employment
  • AmTrust Financial Services, Inc.
    Senior Security Analyst, 2015 - present
  • Hyland Software
    Network and Security Administrator, 2011 - 2015
    Responsible for the network & security infrastructure of Hyland's global OnBase Online cloud Enterprise Content Managment solution.
  • PolyOne
    Enterprise IT Security Architect, 2007 - 2011
    Responsible for the network & security infrastructure of PolyOne's datacenter and numerous plant & office locations.
  • Case Western Reserve University
    Network Security Engineer
    Responsible for the network & security infrastructure of CWRU's datacenters and campus.
  • General Electric
    Computer Scientist
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Currently
Lyndhurst, OH
Previously
Richmond Heights, OH - Schenectady, NY
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Introduction
    I am a good engineer.
    I know how to draw.
    I know how to write.
    I know how to speak.
    I know how to think.
    I know how to coordinate.
    I know how to teach.
    If you are not interested in these things, hire someone else.  If, however, you are determined to build & maintain a high-quality technical operation, I would like to talk to you.
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    Education
    • Case Western Reserve University
      Computer Engineering, 1993 - 1998
    • Notre Dame Cathedral Latin High School
      1989 - 1993
    • Saint Felicitas School
    • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
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    Gender
    Male
    Birthday
    December 24, 1975
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    Over the years, Techdirt has had a couple of stories about misguided chefs who think that people taking photos of their food are "stealing"

    Chicago's Secret Homan Square Detention Facility Way Worse Than Anyone T...
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    Back in February, we brought you the delightful news that the Chicago police department was rather broadly known to be operating what was es

    [Deal Alert] Get A Free Classical Yo-Yo Ma Album On The Google Play Store
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    Another week, another free music album on Google Play. This time it's something a little more contemplative: a classical instrumental album

    Documentation at scale: The principles - 250bpm
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    I've been thinking about documentation a lot recently. Namely, how to maintain internal documentation in a large-scale project where multipl

    Leaked Documents Detail Tight NSA-AT&T Partnership | Data Center Kno...
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    In one example, AT&T reportedly turned on a new collection capability that forwarded 400 billion metadata records and 1 million emails a day

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    Five of the most breathtaking offices in the world.

    Five Critical Layers of Next-Gen Data Center Automation and Orchestratio...
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    Find out the five layers around modern data center and cloud automation which help optimize the entire infrastructure.

    Google's New 'OnHub' Smart Wireless Router Is On Sale In The Google Stor...
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    Google has been branching out into new areas recently with the acquisition of Nest and Dropcam, but now it has partnered with TP-Link to mak

    Dell Has Made Your Dream Chromebook - OMG! Chrome!
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    Dell Chromebook 13 Dell has unveiled its latest Chromebook, one aimed at business users — but with a dream specification sheet it's almost c

    Sneak Peek at the New Look Chrome Download History Page
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    Google Chrome's Downloads page (the one inside the browser, not the one you visit to get the browser) is undergoing a 'material design' make

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    Group says Redfish 1.0 is a turning point for data center management Read More

    Modems, wArEz, and ANSI art: Remembering BBS life at 2400bps
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    Here's how we geeked out in the era before the World Wide Web came to be.

    DNSCrypt - Official Project Home Page
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    Home of the DNSCrypt project, a protocol to improve DNS security. Download DNSCrypt clients, the DNSCrypt server proxy, and read the specifi

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    You are being watched. Private and state-sponsored organizations are monitoring and recording your online activities. privacytools.io provid

    H.R. 427 The REINS Act
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    Tell Congress what you think about H.R. 427 The REINS Act

    Rufus - Create bootable USB drives the easy way
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    Rufus is a utility that helps format and create bootable USB flash drives, such as USB keys/pendrives, memory sticks, etc. It can be especia

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    It's literally just those seven words, over and over again.

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