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James Darpinian
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Attended Harvey Mudd College
Lives in Santa Clara, CA
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James Darpinian

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Nav Me is awesome! Way better than the Android Wear Google Maps app. One issue: I unchecked "Vibrate on alert" in settings but my watch still vibrates the same amount as before (sometimes repeatedly for no apparent reason). Known issue? This is on Time Round paired with a Nexus 5X.

I have also found that the "Close when done" option does not work even after I enabled developer connection in the Pebble Time app.
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Unchecking vibrate on alert doesn't seem to stop it for me either
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The official Google Cardboard app is now available on iOS - #io2015
Cardboard puts virtual reality on your iPhone. The Google Cardboard app helps you set up a Cardboard viewer and includes a few experiences to get you started: Explorer: explore exciting environments Exhibit:view 3D objects from a museum collection Urban Hike: take a hike through iconic cities around the world Kaleidoscope: enjoy a fun stereoscopic take on the old classic To fully enjoy this app you'll need a Cardboard viewer. Learn more and get y...
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Google Maps easter eggs keep getting better and better!
Your neighborhood just got a lot more interesting. Google has released a new feature for Maps that lets you turn any location into a game of Pac-man — all you have to do is click the new Pac-man...
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I-5, halfway from Seattle
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Welcome home James!
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Google Cardboard now has its own Google+ account!
We're excited to be here!
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I'm going to need a bigger apartment for this.
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Looks awesome, similar to mine ( only better because it's a DK2! Did you have to cut the hot mirror? That was the most difficult part for me. Also where did you place the illumination? I moved mine from inside to outside the lens to eliminate the internal reflections.

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Just bought a GDC pass. Too many VR announcements to miss! Who else is going?
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I got the cheap pass, so I can't attend the talks, just the expo.
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Anyone going to CES? I'll be there tomorrow and Wednesday checking out HMDs.
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I've officially given my 2 weeks notice. I'm really excited to be moving back to California and joining a Silicon Valley startup!
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Thanks Bill
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If you have a Google Cardboard, check out some of the new apps.
Cardboard and your phone make serious fun. We've got a fresh round of updates for Cardboard users, developers, and makers.
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I helped create Google Cardboard. I wrote the Web Latency Benchmark. I'm a big fan of virtual reality with the Oculus Rift, and Bitcoin.
  • Harvey Mudd College
    Computer Science, 2000 - 2004
  • Ripon High School
    1996 - 2000
  • Colony Oak Elementary School
    1990 - 1996
  • Ripona Elementary School
    1987 - 1990
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  • Eyefluence
    Senior Software Engineer, 2015 - present
    Eye tracking for head-mounted displays (virtual reality and augmented reality).
  • Google
    Software Engineer, 2010 - 2014
    I make the new Google Maps 3D with WebGL.
  • Microsoft
    Software Design Engineer II, 2008 - 2010
    Seadragon, Deep Zoom, and Windows Phone 7.
  • Northrop Grumman Space Technology
    Simulation developer, 2004 - 2008
    Simulating satellites as they orbit the Earth.
  • Laserfiche
    Intern, 2003 - 2003
    Using cameras to scan documents.
  • K. Darpinian & Sons
    Farm worker, 1997 - 2003
    Driving a forklift. Propping trees. Pruning.
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