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Works at Epson Research & Development Inc Vancouver Design Center
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Lives in Delta B.C. Canada
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And Moon!
Tonight Venus and Mars will be even closer..
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Wow! Nice photos!
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Prime Minister Harper here in Canada has the exact same playbook.
 
"The Abbott government has been caught red-handed using national security, our independent police and security agencies, and the fear of terrorism itself, as tools for its own gain. Once or twice might be contestable, but a clear pattern has emerged revealing a government too ready to stoke community fear and then parlay its 'tough' policy responses for its own aggrandisement."
- Canberra Times
25 June 2015

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http://www.canberratimes.com.au/federal-politics/political-opinion/caught-redhanded-how-tony-abbotts-national-security-push-is-being-used-for-political-gain-20150625-ghx6gm.html

#australia   #auspol   #tonyabbott  
The Abbott government has been caught red-handed, shamelessly ;using national security, the credibility of independent police and security agencies, and the fear of terrorism itself, as tools for Liberal Party gain.
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The link looks interesting; thanks for sharing it!
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Ahhh...umm ..
 
So funny and, unfortunately, so true.
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This describes my sentiments exactly. 
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If anyone is in the Langley BC area this Saturday, drop by and say hi!
We'll be playing from 11 am onwards..
 
Liquid Courage is excited to be performing at the 21st Annual City of Langley Community Day, which is also celebrating the cities 60th anniversary.

Come on down to Douglas Park this Saturday, June 20th between the hours of 11AM - 3PM to enjoy some live music, interactive display booths, a barbecue fundraiser for the Douglas Park Community School Society and more.

 See you there!
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Bookmarking this one. Here it is +Alex Burton 
 
I occasionally will write a long article. This article is, I have to say, longer than even what I would write. But it explains a tremendous number of really important things extremely clearly: power production and use, the history of cars, how these things all fit together, and how Tesla is trying to change that. There's no way I could give you a useful short summary, because the point of this article is that, by the time you're done reading it, you'll understand all of the things well enough that you can join in very serious conversations about them.

So don't feel compelled to read this at one sitting -- but this is an article you may want to bookmark, and read bit by bit, because by the time you reach the end, you'll have learned a lot.
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There are 7 million cu miles of ice on greenland and Antarctic combined so max sea level rise is about 240 ft, not 300m? 
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Ever notice how the power of the Streisand effect always seems to be used for good, and not evil?

Lol!

Rupert Murdoch, retire already. Nobody is listening.
Headline claimed Russia and China got Snowden cache; article didn't deliver.
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I loved that movie when I was a kid! Journey to the center of the earth, 1959 edition of course..
 
Don't Look Down !    Mind-Blowing Look at Krubera Cave, the World's Deepest Cave .....
Here's a mind-blowing look at Krubera Cave, the world's deepest cave. This natural wonder "plunges 7,188 feet (2,191 m) into the depths of the Arabika Massif, a limestone formation dating back to the Age of Dinosaurs
Read more at http://www.techeblog.com/index.php/tech-gadget/mind-blowing-look-at-krubera-cave-the-world-s-deepest-cave#PUwHjQbM9SSqbcJj.99
#cave      #ArabikaMassif      #KruberaCave    
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That's where I'll be on Sunday, but working.. #itsallgood
 
Father’s Day at Jan’s We’ve got a few spaces left for you at Jan’s for Father’s Day Brunch, at the 9 and 9:30 am spot. Call in soon for reservations! 604 531-5444 Father’s Day Brunch Menu Eggs Benedict $16 full / $14 half Served with our country style,…
Father's Day at Jan's We've got a few spaces left for you at Jan's for Father's Day Brunch, at the 9 and 9:30 am spot. Call in soon for reservations! 604 531-5444 Father's Day Brunch Menu Eggs Bene...
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We need it to go even faster..
 
Solar power now provides roughly 1% of the world's electricity. It took 40 years to reach that milestone. But, as they say in tech, the first 1% is the hardest. You can see why in this chart below. As solar prices drop, installation rate rises. As the installation rate rises, the price continues ...
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It's expected that solar will become cheaper than coal powered electrical
plants within the next couple of years..
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I keep thinking about complex resonant circuits..
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Yeah!
 
I guarantee watching this will be the best 3.5 minutes of your day. :)

https://vimeo.com/130828401
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That was fun as hell to watch.

I think I need to share this with my step dad and my CFI.

hehe
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Time for this PSA, no reason, just because..
20 Jul 2012. New Programming Jargon. Stack Overflow – like most online communities I've studied – naturally trends toward increased strictness over time. It's primarily a defense mechanism, an immune system of the sort a child develops after first entering school or daycare and being exposed to ...
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Musician, Technology, Electronics Engineering, Restaurateur(!), Internet geek, Travel..
Introduction
Musician, Electronics Engineering, Restaurateur, Internet Geek, Travel.
Bragging rights
Co Owner of a great little seaside restaurant in White Rock called Jan's on the Beach! www.jansonthebeach.ca
Education
  • BCIT
  • Steveston Senior Secondary
  • Palmer Junior Secondary
  • Blundell Elementary
  • Hard Knocks
  • Steveston Secondary School
    1978 - 1979
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Gender
Male
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Married
Work
Occupation
Electronics and FPGA Design, Restaurateur
Employment
  • Epson Research & Development Inc Vancouver Design Center
    Hardware Engineer, 2013 - present
    Contractor
  • S.E.L.
    Lead Hardware Engineer, 2011 - 2013
  • Lighthaus Logic Inc
    Electronics and FPGA Design, 2006 - 2011
  • Q Imaging
  • Spectrum Signal Processing
  • SMOS Systems (Seiko Epson)
  • Cubicomp
  • Gemini Technology
  • Vertigo Imaging
    Electronics Engineering
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Currently
Delta B.C. Canada
Previously
Mostly Richmond B.C. Canada - Delta B.C. - Vancouver Area - Edmonton - Saskatoon - Ottawa - Lethbridge
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Seth's Blog: We have Ebola
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Now a gang of 21 MPs is casting a long shadow on the province as they decide whether they will back Enbridge or align with the heroic defend

CMAP: "Why do you use Microsoft Word?" - Charlie's Diary
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(Another in the irregular "Common Misconceptions about Publishing" series of essays ...) You already know I hate Microsoft Word. But it take

Video: NYPD try to stop skateboard race down Broadway
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Despite a court order banning it in 2012, this year's Broadway Bomb skateboard street-race down Manhattan's iconic boulevard still...

Mel Blanc's radio show: 40+ free, downloadable episodes
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Malala to Obama: US use of drones is 'fueling terrorism'
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Young author and human rights advocate Malala Yousafzai had quite a tour of the United States this week. In the video above, she ma...

Why Microsoft Word must Die - Charlie's Diary
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Microsoft Word is a tyrant of the imagination, a petty, unimaginative, inconsistent dictator that is ill-suited to any creative writer's use

A Brief History of Buildings That Melt Things
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In London this week, a parabolic "death ray" of sunshine--reflected off of London's newest skyscraper--is destroying luxury cars, starting f

On Syria - Charlie's Diary
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(Note: My Snowden/sociology piece has spawned a longer essay on the same subject area, in Foreign Policy.) And I'm sorry, but I can't stay a

I Met The World's Smartest Dog
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"Chaser, this is Dan. Chaser! This is Dan," said Deb Pilley, a classical musician who goes by the name Pilley Bianchi professionally and sig

What are you thinking, Mr. President? — BuzzMachine
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I wrote this for the Guardian, where the discussion is quite lively, approaching 1,500 comments. I'm posting it here a few days later for th

Why We "Got Milk": Scientific American
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When a single genetic mutation first let ancient Europeans drink milk, it set the stage for a continental upheaval

Ingress
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*****Ingress is a closed-beta right now. Request an invite at http://www.ingress.com*****Ingress transforms the real world into the landscap

Schneier on Security: Blowback from the NSA Surveillance
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But there are unintended consequences of the NSA scandal that will undermine U.S. foreign policy interests -- in particular, the "Internet F

My week with the 2013 Toyota RAV4 EV
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SPONSORED: This post is presented by the Toyota RAV4 EV. Because innovation can be measured in miles, kilowatts and cubic feet. Learn more a

Schneier on Security: A Really Good Article on How Easy it Is to Crack P...
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The list of "plains," as many crackers refer to deciphered hashes, contains the usual list of commonly used passcodes that are found in virt

What Kills Big Companies? - The Story of Telling
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Most companies falter not because they don't do what they do well, but because they don't understand why that matters to their customers.

Interview with Top Chef Canada Competitor Matt Stowe | Vancouver Foodster
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The other day I had lunch with Chef Matt Stowe at Cactus Club Coal Harbour restaurant, sitting by the window overlooking the stunning view o

Florida's Redlight Program Designed To Make Driving More Dangerous By Sh...
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For years, we've been critics of red light cameras, which have been shown time and time again to actually increase accidents rather than dec

Very tasty! If you're looking to treat yourself give them a try. A great wine list as well.
Food: ExcellentDecor: Very GoodService: Very Good
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Shopping while hungry - so many tasty things here!
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Knowledgeable and friendly staff, and the beer came out great!
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A great lunch! The butter chicken is excellent!
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Since when is a neighborhood pub supposed to be a rave party? Can't hear yourself think in this place. At least the 18 year olds are having fun..
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