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Geoff Mendal
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One year heart attack check-up. And yes, I bicycled here from Google.
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6/6/2015: Dinner at the Plumed Horse in Saratoga, CA. Picture taken in the wine room.
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Hmm, sounds like we should try a proper dinner some time. The brunch was a bit underwhelming. :)
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Angelika's birthday dinner and gifts.
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Meal of a lifetime, on deck. With +Brian Mattingly​, +Danny Gomez​, +DEAN KONDELIS​, Erini and Nik.
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Authors @ Google fireside chat with Jack and Suzy Welch.
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Software Engineering
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  • Google
    Senior Release Engineer, 2013 - present
  • Google
    Senior Engineering Manager, 2007 - 2013
  • Google
    Senior Systems Admin-SRE, 2005 - 2007
  • Microsoft
    Senior Tools Strategist, 2000 - 2005
  • Talarian
    Director of Product Development, 1998 - 2000
  • Tri-Pacific Consulting Corp
    Vice President, 1994 - 1998
  • Systems Engineering Research Corp
    Co-Founder and Vice President, 1990 - 1994
  • Stanford University
    Computer Systems Lab Research Staff, 1985 - 1990
  • Lockheed Missiles & Space Co.
    Software Engineer, 1984 - 1985
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Senior Release Engineer @ Google, Amateur Chef
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Senior release engineer @ Google, culinary school graduate (PCI), foodie, tax planning tools hobbyist
Bragging rights
(1) Have been told I cook the best salmon on the planet; (2) Notification of being one of 125 people to first find an error in "The Art of Computer Programming, Volume 3: Sorting and Searching" by Donald Knuth. I sent my original submission to Knuth on 11/1/1985, which he acknowledged by personal letter on 7/1/1996. The error was on page 381, dealing with the Stability property of the Selection sort algorithm. Knuth provided me with a finder's fee personal check in the amount of $5.11.
Education
  • University of Michigan
    B.S. Computer and Communication Sciences, 1979 - 1983
  • Professional Culinary Institute
    Culinary Arts, 2009 - 2010
  • New Trier West High School
    1975 - 1979
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Facebook vs Google+
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Facebook and Google+ are battling it out for social media supremacy but who is winning right now?

Tax Planner Spreadsheets
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Last Updated: December 21, 2012. Taxvisor.com. Income Tax Planning Spreadsheets. Don't be fooled by the lack of complexity of this web page.

The OFFICIAL Freddies Web Site
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Everything you would want to know about the Freddies.

Facebook Riot of the Week
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Everything you would want to know about the Freddies.

Google+ is the social backbone - O'Reilly Radar
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Google+ is the rapidly growing seed of a web-wide social backbone, and the catalyst for the ultimate uniting of the social graph.

Geoff Mendal Software Consulting, The home of Taxvisor.com
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The post-Google+ world: A Facebook Developer's Perspective
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Insights on Facebook Marketing, Virality and Social Media.

Former Google Executive Chef Derek Rupp took over ownership in March 2010 and brought his vast culinary talents to improve the food, decor, and overall customer experience. The pizza crust is light and crisp yet firm enough to hold the mounds of toppings that adorn most varieties. Portion sizes are huge, you get a lot for your money. Service is fast and friendly.
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reviewed 4 years ago
Chefs and owners Don and Il are true artists. Best sushi in the south bay, and the place many chefs gravitate to when they go out for sushi.
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