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Jake Hamby
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A new report from an ongoing systematic review of global research determined that coffee can significantly reduce one's risk of liver disease.
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$MSFT Windows 10 vs. $GOOGL Chrome OS.
Despite a lacklustre start, Chromebooks are becoming relatively popular in the super-budget end of the portable market. This has worried Microsoft for some time. After all, with a Google-centric experience, not to mention an operating system in the form of Chrome OS, there's little if anything to be gained here by Microsoft [...]
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ICYMI: +The Verge reports on +Eric Schmidt at +SXSW.
Between high-stakes discrimination suits and the dubious behavior of so-called allies, there's a tempest of awful gender relations right now in Silicon Valley. But the loudest storms that make...
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Moving to Medium
Hi all. My new posts are now hosted at Medium , because I don't particularly like Blogger's user interface, it doesn't have as much engagement on mobile devices, and Google seems to be killing it slowly through neglect.
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Apple has been hard at work on multiple upcoming iOS versions simultaneously, and we've been told that iOS 8.2 is finally moving to the release stage. Barring any last minute problems, I would expe...
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The non-HDR version of this photo came out alright. #Sunnyvale #dogwalking #iPhone6Plus
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The link won't make a preview image, but this is about Google's PR response to all its influence on Obama’s FTC.
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Hello, world! I reinstalled the G+ app after installing and then quickly uninstalling MyGlass for iOS.

I've decided that I like G+ better than Facebook after all, and it's a different mix of friends. However, Google Glass is still almost useless, even if it does have an iOS app (that hasn't been updated in a while). 😏
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My most recent post to Medium, about Google+, Google News, and the tangled web of profit that controls what topics are written about and which stories succeed and fail to "trend".
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As you may have noticed, I'm doing my Internet browsing and most of my writing (but not coding or blog posting) on an #iPhone now, and I've been focusing on using #Twitter for conversations and freestyle observations, and #Facebook for longer comments and sharing with family and former coworkers / school friends.

In today's world, Google+ just isn't that relevant, especially for iPhone users. Even for public sharing, #Apple's walled-garden #iCloud photo sharing works great for me and has a cross-platform web viewer.

So I've uninstalled Google+ for iOS (as well as Google Earth, which is surprisingly slower, not updated for iOS 8, and less fun than Apple Maps) since there's no point in keeping a redundant stream of everything I was sharing to one of the actually popular #socialmedia sites used by my family and friends.

Also, now that Twitter's "firehouse" of realtime tweets will be connected to Google's indexing system, I fully expect my tweets about topics my friends are interested in to eventally show up mixed into our Google search results, like Google+ posts (but not FB posts or tweets) do now for logged-in users of Google search.

BTW, "Chrome" isn't a real version of the engine inside Chrome on all the other platforms, due to restrictions put in place by Apple on what apps are allowed to do. For that reason, I've installed the Google search app (which has great voice recognition just like Apple's Siri, or Google Now on Android), Google Maps, Google Docs, Google Drive, Play Music, Play Movies, Play Books, and YouTube, but not Chrome. I'm also using Inbox, not Gmail. 😄

Twitter: https://twitter.com/jhamby/
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The sign for the hotel is orange and blue. 😀 #dogwalking #iPhone6Plus
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Mickey is much smaller than me, so even though he's the lead dog, the scenery for me does frequently change. 😄 #dogwalking #iPhone6Plus
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Mountain View, CA
Previously
San Francisco, CA - Austin, TX - Pasadena, CA - Eugene, OR
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Tagline
Software engineer specializing in Android and BSD UNIX.
Introduction
I'm a software engineer specializing in mobile telephony for smartphones and related devices.
Bragging rights
Worked at Google from 2010-2014 on Android telephony.
Work
Occupation
Software Engineer
Skills
Android, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, Java, C++, C#, Solaris, OpenVMS, 3GPP, 3GPP2
Employment
  • Rōnin
    Sr. Software Engineer, present
  • Google
    Software Engineer, 2010 - 2014
  • Danger
    Sr. Software Engineer, 2005 - 2008
  • Microsoft
    SWE II, 2008 - 2009
  • JPL
  • Be, Inc.
  • GoPix
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