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Colin McMillen
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Attended Carnegie Mellon University
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I'm pretty sure if he genuinely wanted to avoid being elected, he would not have run a "don't elect me" campaign. The backfire is too obvious to do such a thing non-ironically.
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I agree with this reasoning. It's a long article so I'll summarize as: presidential pardons are typically used to excuse people who've faced justice, but where the president believes that the result was unjust (for a variety of potential reasons).

However Snowden hasn't faced justice; he's a fugitive. On the other hand, Chelsea Manning has faced justice, and there are some good arguments for commuting the remainder of her sentence.
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Most of it's good, but the position would be stronger if not for the personal attacks and clear distain the writer expresses throughout.

The one-paragaph dismissal of "pardon [...] to settle matters of national controversy" argument is particularly glib, especially after noting that it's the primary case that advocates are trying to make.
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Yesterday, we announced Google Trips, a new app to assist you in your travels by helping you create your own “perfect day” in a city (goo.gl/G2VbkR). Today on the Google Research blog, we go deep inside Google Trips, where there is an algorithm that was invented 280 years ago!
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My God. Run it backwards like deep dream and you've built the worlds most powerful troll.
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WEATHER IS HAPPENING 
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SKY FALLING
PREPARE 4 APOCOALYPSE
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This is the dumbest Shadowrun scenario I've ever rea—oh wait

"Oculus founder Palmer Luckey financially backed a pro-Trump political organization called Nimble America, a self-described “social welfare 501(c)4 non-profit” in support of the Republican nominee. Nimble America says it’s dedicated to proving that “shitposting is powerful and meme magic is real.""
Palmer Luckey—founder of Oculus—is funding a Trump group that circulates dirty memes about Hillary Clinton.
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That made up my mind. HTC Vive it is! 
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When the elevator spam at work tells you to email their NOC...
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"Down for everyone or just me?" "Uh, no, all of us together."
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Installed. Can't access contacts when given permission. Hangs when typing in a phone number. Uninstalled.
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The "Related Collections" stuff in the new G+ mobile UI basically makes me never want to use the G+ mobile UI. 
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WAI. I see a peer bonus coming!
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Go Photo: Underwater Go at "The Woodlands":
Location: Cairo, New York 
Date: Labor Day 9/5/16
Photographer: Felice Simon  felicesimon.com
Felice Simon’s Instagram: @goldenfelice
Go players: Micah Feldman and Alexandra Patz


http://www.usgo.org/news/2016/09/go-photo-underwater-go-at-the-woodlands/ #GoPhotos, #MainPage
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Don't know, but probably?
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Bragging rights
I proposed to my wife using obfuscated Perl code. My Erdős number is 4.
Education
  • Carnegie Mellon University
    Ph.D. Computer Science, 2003 - 2009
  • University of Minnesota
    B.S. Computer Science, 1999 - 2003
  • Robbinsdale Cooper High School
    1995 - 1999
Work
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Software Engineer
Employment
  • Google
    Staff Software Engineer, 2009 - present
  • reCAPTCHA
    Co-Founder, 2007 - 2009
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Minneapolis - Pittsburgh - Tokyo