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"Perfectly Harmonizing Work and Play: Lakefront Basecamp Residence" http://freshome.com/perfectly-harmonizing-work-and-play-lakefront-basecamp-residence/ #life #feedly 
Basecamp Residence by Johnston Architects is an impressive lakefront house in Ronald, Washington, United States.
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"Airport workers, including TSA, raid unlockable luggage for valuables" http://boingboing.net/2015/04/14/airport-workers-including-tsa.html #life #feedly 
Airport stings keep catching insiders pilfering millions of dollars worth of passenger property from bags that can no longer be effectively locked, thanks to a TSA rule that insists on luggage bein...
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"Family Friendly Holiday Home In Australia: Lorne Hill House" http://freshome.com/family-friendly-holiday-home-in-australia-lorne-hill-house/ #life #feedly 
This modern holiday home in Australia will leave you wanting more free time. Presenting minimum functionality and good light, it was made for vacations.
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For years I've chatted with smart, ambitious people and friends who want to start new projects or businesses. Often their visions are big. So they dream up equally big things their startups need: money, connections, resources. And that's where they get stuck. They don't have any of those things.
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"10 Things I Wish My Realtor Would Have Told Me" http://freshome.com/10-things-i-wish-my-realtor-would-have-told-me/ #life #feedly 
What do you wish you knew before you bought your first home? Here we share the top ten things everyone should know before buying.
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Like all type designers, Akira Kobayashi believes that good typography reinforces the meaning of the text. Our senior editor, Iris Lješnjanin, interviews Mr. Kobayashi about his recent as wel as past work for Smashing Magazine.
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Work
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Creating software people love
Skills
C#, LINQ, JavaScript, Java, Groovy, PHP
Employment
  • CenturyLink
    Technical Director Software, 2014 - present
    Creating the cloud.
  • Attack Pattern
    CTO, 2012 - 2014
    Creating amazing Windows 8 applications.
  • Netflix
    Senior Software Engineer, 2011 - 2012
    Developing the Windows 8 player and maintaining Silverlight desktop and Windows Phone players.
  • Microsoft
    Senior Software Enginer, 2007 - 2011
    Security lead and senior developer for xbox.com. Developer on LINQ to SQL, Entity Framework and Code First teams.
  • Ricoh
    Software Engineering Manager, 2006 - 2007
  • Contract 5
    Lead Software Engineer, 2000 - 2005
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Male
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Developer, typographer, gamer, geek.
Introduction
Guy from Guernsey creating lots of C# goodies on the west coast.
Bragging rights
CSharpAnalytics, ElasticLINQ
Education
  • Open University
    Computer Science, 1998 - 2005
    1st with honors.
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Super Scratch Programming Adventure! - guide to kids' programming language
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Scratch, an excellent and free drag-and-drop programming language for kids developed at MIT, has a new web-based interface. My 10-year-old d

Flat UI and Forms
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Though some decry flat user interfaces as pure fashion, or as the obvious response to skeuomorphic trends, many designers have embraced the

Midvale Courtyard House by Bruns Architecture » CONTEMPORIST
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Balancing the introverted nature of a courtyard with the bold personality of an extrovert all while managing matters of privacy, this renova

River House by McClellan Architects » CONTEMPORIST
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Architecture · Design · Art · Travel · River House by McClellan Architects. Posted by Erin on October 4th, 2013. McClellan Architects have d

RestSharp 104.2.0 Released
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Phil Haack attempts to infuse technology and software development with humor and a pragmatic eye... Attempts.

Schneier on Security: Our Newfound Fear of Risk
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QL • September 3, 2013 7:37 AM. "As we have advanced technologically as a society, we have reduced many of the risks that have been with us

How Ico came to cast a colossal shadow over game design
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Art: Cellar-FCP Chris Kohler on Ico, the cult video game that's "inspiring everything." Almost 12 years after its quiet debut on Sony’s th

NSA reveals that it illegally gathered thousands of phone records, to th...
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As the Snowden leaks about NSA surveillance continue to trickle out, it's easy to miss the fact that the NSA is now releasing hundreds of pa

Practical Typography
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Matthew Butterick offers Practical Typography, a splendid introduction to practical typography. If you enjoy it, he suggests buying one of h

"This Is How We Built It" Case Studies | Smashing Magazine
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In today’s collection of useful case studies, we’ve featured studies that have recounted decisions made about particular design elements, as

Simple Responsive Images With CSS Background Images | Smashing Mobile
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This article describes how to deliver responsive images with CSS background images.

A handy guide to choosing safer sunscreens, and 9 surprising things abou...
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Sunscreen can help prevent sunburns that are a major risk factor for skin cancer, when used correctly. But not all sunscreens are created eq

Water Frenzy-Driven Residential Project in Odessa by Drozdov & Partners
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One of the main feature of Water Patio House designed by Drozdov & Partners in Odessa, Ukraine is its strong connection with the surrounding

Minimalist Zen-Like Barn With External Cladding in Ottawa, Canada
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Designed by the Canadian architects, Christopher Simmonds, the Zen Barn is a contemporary house in Ottawa, Canada. The volumetric house, spr

Modern Cabin Overlooking The Coeur D’Alene Lake in North Idaho
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A home with a view is more than just a home. Call it inspirational, relaxing or simply beautiful, but when a home is blessed with beautiful

Tale Of A Top-10 App, Part 1: Idea And Design | Smashing Mobile
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In this first piece of a two-part article, Jeremy Olson provides a detailed insight into the idea and design of Languages, an offline transl

A Challenging Project For The Architects: House Zochental in Aalen, Germany
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House Zochental is a home designed by Liebel Architekten BDA on a steep slope of land, in Aalen, Germany. Due to the rough site, the project

Blending With The Landscape: The Waiatarua House in New Zealand
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When you feel like the hectic schedule is putting pressure on you, just breathe. Take a break, stop the routine and enjoy the little things

Ultimate Free Icon Set: 1000 Free Icons - Six Revisions
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Ultimate Free Icon Set: 1000 Free Icons. Jun 30 2013 by Freepik.com | No Comments · Ultimate Free Icon Set: 1000 Free Icons. This design res

Turning 425sqft of Manhattan into a tardisoid bigger-on-the-inside home
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Architects Specht Harpman converted a 425sqft Manhattan micro-apartment into an amazing, multi-tiered living space by building up into the a

Moved nearby recently and thought I'd give this place a try. Place was almost closing time so very quiet but the staff were prompt and efficient. We ordered a couple of drinks and a Chicken Tikka Masala with naan. The naan bread was fresh, hot and a combination of soft and crispy. Loved it. The rice was pretty good and the masala was very tasty. Wrapped it up with a mango and a sweet lassi. Also great. We will be back.
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