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Goodbye, internet! Time for +Ian Decker and I to leave for 28 days on a trip down the Mississippi River, from the headwaters at Lake Itasca to the Minnesota/Iowa border.
We'll be taking lots of pictures and journaling the whole trip, but that won't be online until the end of the trip. In the meantime you can check out https://sites.google.com/site/theianchallenge2/home to donate in our name to the Michael J Fox foundation. You can also follow along with where we are planning on being with our float plan: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1-fV0qEiWzqzdlew4zR11Sm2edMdKJMnUdXT9N6KNzfY/ Maybe come down to the river and wave as we go by your home town.
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Yet another tale of scarcity in a digital age. I don't like this trend.
After more than two years in development, Necrosoft Games' Oh Deer! will be released on PlayStation Mobile next week. And just a few weeks later, it will disappear. That's because PlayStation Mobile,...
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+Eric Buck gave me a waterproof camera for the canoe trip, so I tested it out a bit. It works in a bowl of water, takes pictures and video. Good enough for me!
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First time using a car2go went pretty well! We used it to move some stuff from +Anna Haslow​'s apartment to our house and to go grocery shopping.
It feels way different than any other car I have driven. Turn radius is amazing, obviously. Acceleration is not, obviously. Things I wasn't expecting: it has way less initial pull when putting it in drive and not touching the pedal than other automatics; it lurches when shifting gears; it appears to have no way to interface with my phone; it doesn't feel cramped when sitting inside; and once when I started it the combustion engine didn't seem to start, and it would only travel backwards very slowly until I restarted.
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I know, right? Most disappointing thing about it so far. I don't want to listen to the radio and I certainly don't want to use whatever navigation system they have.
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I didn't realize that the genre Empathy Games had a name, but I'm a big fan of them!
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Come check out Lara Croft: Relic Run with +Anna Haslow and I!
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Showing +Ian Decker​ and +Anna Haslow​ Swede Hollow Park!
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This is what happens after 16 days away from my phone. Hello again, internet!
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Well, I was going to tell Matt to spam you but I guess Google+ messages condense. 
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Happy 15th anniversary to Schlock Mercenary! This is one of my favorite comics of all time, and to top it all off it updates consistently.
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I wonder what river this is.
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I don't know. I'm guessing it's a river on Earth which also contains the fluid known as water. Obviously, it flows north as well. 
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This was our first time at Art in the Hollow, and we had a good time! I found a painting on glass of the St Paul skyline that I like, my sisters got their faces painted, and we enjoyed watching the dances by students from the American Indian Magnet school.
The videos are pretty choppy because my phone was overheating.
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Suddenly I feel like I've beaten a system.
Warning: this comic occasionally contains strong language (which may be unsuitable for children), unusual humor (which may be unsuitable for adults), and advanced mathematics (which may be unsuitable for liberal-arts majors). BTC 1FhCLQK2ZXtCUQDtG98p6fVH7S6mxAsEey ...
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Education
  • University of Minnesota, Morris
    Computer Science, 2011 - 2015
  • Lulea Uniersity of Technology
    Computer Science, 2014 - 2015
  • Saint Paul Central High School
    2007 - 2011
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You don't need a parachute to skydive; you just need a parachute to skydive twice.
Introduction
I am a nerd in just about every sense of the word. My closest companions are my computers, I have forgotten more about Star Wars than most people ever know, and I have an addiction to video games.
That said, I still enjoy being outdoors and I have been in the Boy Scouts since 1st grade. I am an Eagle Scout and I have worked at a Cub Scout Camp since 2010.
Bragging rights
I have never lost a game of Star Wars: Trivial Pursuit.
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Podcast Host
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  • thenexus.tv
    Podcast Host, 2012 - present
  • Northern Star Council, BSA
    Camp Staff, 2010 - 2014
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  • Hitman GO
  • Crossy Road
  • Lara Croft:Relic Run
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PodKit #3: Nanodegree Designer
thenexus.tv

Ryan, Brandon and Brian discuss listener follow up, plus the new Tweetbot for Mac, software bugs and broken updates, and the merits educatio

Nexus Special #38: WWDC 2015
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Brian Mitchell, Ryan Rampersad and first time guest Matthew Linder (Snuffy) discuss today's WWDC keynote event: OSX El Capitan, iOS 9, watch

PodKit #2: Aluminium Sport 42 Nanometer
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Brandon, Brian and Ryan discuss the Apple Watch, mice and keyboards, news aggregation, package managers and their merits, and more!.

Perception by The Deep End Games — Kickstarter
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The Deep End Games is raising funds for Perception on Kickstarter! A narrative horror adventure featuring a young blind woman who must solve

Fotos – Apps para Android no Google Play
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O Google Fotos é o local ideal para suas fotos e vídeos, organizado e pesquisável de acordo com as pessoas, os lugares e as coisas que impor

Nexus Special #37: Google I/O 2015
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Ryan Rampersad and Ian Buck discuss the Google I/O 2015 keynote and more!

Google Play Music
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Play your music instantly, anywhere

PodKit #1: Anywhich Way
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A new podcast has emerged! Ryan, Brian and Brandon talk about Microsoft's new initiatives for Windows apps, ARM Macs, strange social network

Periscope – Android Apps on Google Play
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Periscope lets you broadcast live video to the world. Going live will instantly notify your followers, who can join, comment and send you he

Eight Bit #119: Getting Jokes On The First Pass
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Ian Buck and Ian Decker discuss Nintendo's future DRM-strategy, Fallout 4, Twitch's new reduced delay setting, Candy Crush Saga on Windows 1

Google Cast
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Send content to your Chromecast and other devices that support Google Cast.

The Science of Social Change
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We're doing it wrong. Doing what wrong? The way we, activists and storytellers, seem to go about trying to change peoples' minds: by more or

The Extra Dimension #4: Project Fi
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Ian Buck and Ryan Rampersad discuss Google's new mobile network, Project Fi - it's benefits, it's costs and who it is for.

Flynx - Read the web smartly – Android Apps on Google Play
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Flynx helps you open articles and links from all your favorite apps like Facebook, Twitter, Whatsapp, Google+, etc. in a revolutionary new w

Google Fit – Applications Android sur Google Play
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• Il vous suffit d'emmener votre téléphone pour accéder aux données relatives à vos activités de marche, de course à pied ou de déplacements

Control Structure #86: You’re Changing My Brain
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Steve and Andrew talk about accidental algorithmic cruelty, RASPBERRY!, AMD, Verizon, Microsoft, the NSA, and a few things between.

Eight Bit #118: We Saw Their Details
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Ian Buck and Ian Decker, with first time guest Cory Lau, discuss the DirectX multi-adapter, a Hearthstone milestone, a Magicka 2 trailer, th

Konami just accidentally made P.T. the coolest game of all time
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Konami is trying really, really hard to make you forget that P.T. ever existed. That plan is backfiring.

Maggie review: How zombies and Arnold Schwarzenegger subverted an entire...
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In zombie movies, the central tension always hooks itself on survival. Death is literally the enemy, as characters struggle to stay alive an

The pizza was filling but not very tasty. Also surprised that a staff member was allowed to wear a political t-shirt.
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reviewed in the last week
Great food, knowledgeable and friendly waitress, and a pleasant venue that smells like a campfire.
Public - a month ago
reviewed a month ago
Relatively small museum, but they manage to pack in a lot of information into the space. The audio tour helps give structure to a visit, and if you have a mobile device it is available for free. We managed to get in free (not sure why, but we suspect it is because we went after 5pm).
Public - 6 months ago
reviewed 6 months ago
Clean, friendly staff, well situated. It is very small (the kitchen in particular is quite cramped) but for the price they charge I can't complain.
Public - 6 months ago
reviewed 6 months ago
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Adorable little place! Friendly staff, very small-scale. It was stuffy inside (I don't think they had turned on the AC yet), so we ate at the tables out front. The pizza wasn't as filling as I was expecting, but it tasted very good!
Public - a month ago
reviewed a month ago
There are two factors that determine how much one will enjoy a museum: personal interest in the subject, and the way the information is presented. Vasa earns top marks on both. The whole museum is dedicated to a ship that sank in Stockholm harbor in 1628, and was raised and preserved in the 1970s. The museum is designed masterfully: the ship itself is visible from almost every exhibit, no matter what floor you are on. Every time I thought I had seen all there was, the next floor would surprise me with new information and a new angle from which to see the Vasa.
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Public - 6 months ago
reviewed 6 months ago
Great meeting rooms, and the shop carries everything you could need for your BSA uniform.
Public - 10 months ago
reviewed 10 months ago