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James “Kovu” Russell
Works at Demand Media Studios
Attended Indiana University - Indy
Lives in Olympia, WA
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What do you think? #StarWars
Han Solo is in the building! Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong'o, Daisy Ridley and John Boyega joined dir...
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#Mozilla   #Firefox  
Sick of having that one ad follow you around the Internet for weeks? A new tool in pre-beta builds of Firefox could help block browser tracking across sites.
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A new trailer of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” has been released, though filming is set to resume in September.
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This is awesome. Stewart seems like he deserves every word. #DailyShow  
  Stephen Colbert is taking over "The Late Show" on CBS in September, but he went back to his roots for Jon Stewart's final "Daily Show" episode. He tells the 2015 TCA summer press tour Monday...
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He sumed up how we all feel and think of jon!
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You have got to be fucking kidding me. #Ferguson  
The man was in critical condition after a day of demonstrations in Missouri commemorating the killing of Mr. Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old, by a white police officer a year ago.
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#StarWars  
Fans got a look of the new standalone 'Star Wars:Rogue One' movie at D23 on Saturday.
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GAH! #PinkFloyd "In other news, Guns 'N Roses is a band that still technically exists..."
It has run its course, we are done – and it would be fakery to go back and do it again.
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I eventually saw their point.
The group says its research suggests decriminalization can help defend sex workers' human rights; but others disagree
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The concentrations of the viruses in all tests were roughly equivalent to that seen in raw sewage — even at one of the least-polluted areas tested, the Copacabana Beach, where marathon and triathlon swimming will take place and where many of the expected 350,000 foreign tourists may take a dip.

Well that's not good for PR.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Athletes in next year's Summer Olympics here will be swimming and boating in waters so contaminated with human feces that they risk becoming violently ill and unable to compete in the games, an Associated…
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Education
  • Indiana University - Indy
    Social Work, 2004 - 2006
  • Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis
    Journalism, 1997 - 1998
  • California State University - San Bernardino
    English Literature, 1993 - 1994
  • Victor Valley College
    General, 1990 - 1992
  • Victor Valley High School
    General Education, 1986 - 1988
  • Victor Valley Junior High School
    General Education, 1984 - 1986
  • High Desert High School
    General Education, 1988 - 1990
  • Del Rey Elementary School
    General K-6, 1977 - 1983
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Gender
Male
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Friends, Networking
Birthday
May 18
Relationship
Single
Story
Tagline
Author, Baha'i
Introduction
James Russell has built and repaired PCs and installed, configured, and debugged most versions of Windows from Windows 3.11 For Workgroups to Windows 8. A long-time editor and writer of technical books for various publishers, he is currently integrating social media strategy as a career focus and was recently named by Mashable.com as one of 101 social media experts to follow on Google+. James currently writes and edits technical articles for Web sites such as AZCentral and eHow Tech as part of his duties for Demand Media Studios, where he focuses on technical topics including Windows, Office, and Android devices. He has significant experience with the Mozilla open-source project since Mozilla's M4 milestone in 1999 (having been responsible for Mozilla .6's/Netscape 6's View > Theme menu) and has also rewritten the Linux, Windows, and Mac release notes as well as the README files for Mozilla's .6 and 1.0 versions.
Bragging rights
Author of OneNote 2013 For Dummies, Windows 8 Kickstart.
Work
Occupation
Author, Editor, Paid Geek
Skills
Writing, editing, Social media, technology, PC repair, Building PCs, video games, guitar, singing, social work
Employment
  • Demand Media Studios
    Tech writer/editor, 2010 - present
  • Windows 8 Kickstart
    Author, 2012 - present
  • OneNote 2013 For Dummies
    Author, 2012 - present
  • Facebook For Dummies, Mini & Pocket editions
    Coauthor, 2011 - 2012
  • John Wiley & Sons
    Tech writer/editor, 2002 - 2012
  • Google+ For Dummies, Portable Edition
    Project Editor, Development Editor, Technical Editor, 2011 - 2011
  • State of California
    Clinical Social Worker, 2006 - 2009
  • IDG Books, Inc./Hungry Minds, Inc.
    Copy Editor/Project Editor, 1999 - 2012
  • The Indianapolis Star
    Freelance Writer/Obit Writer/Copy Messenger, 1997 - 1998
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Currently
Olympia, WA
Previously
Vallejo, CA - Richmond, CA - Atascadero, CA - Grover Beach, CA - Oceano, CA - Victorville, CA - Indianapolis, IN - Apple Valley, CA - Greenfield, IN - Yermo, CA - Oakland, CA - San Francisco, CA - Atascadero, CA - Coalinga, CA - Hayward, CA -
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Mozilla tests a true stealth mode for Firefox
www.pcworld.com

Sick of having that one ad follow you around the Internet for weeks? A new tool in pre-beta builds of Firefox could help block browser track

Surface, Windows RT tablets receiving promised update soon (but not Wind...
www.pcworld.com

Devices like Microsoft's original Surface will get some new features around the launch of Windows 10, but won't get Windows 10 itself.

Google I/O: Biggest Announcements of the Keynote - ABC News
abcnews.go.com

The latest Android update -- M -- is in the pipeline, Google announced today at its annual I/O developer's conference.

Pentagon: Military Mistakenly Shipped Live Anthrax Samples - ABC News
abcnews.go.com

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday it is investigating what the Pentagon called an inadvertent shipment of live a

New Federal Rules on Stream Protection Hailed, Criticized - ABC News
abcnews.go.com

New federal rules designed to better protect small streams, tributaries and wetlands — and the drinking water of 117 million Americans — are

Life at Google
plus.google.com

Connect with us about job opportunities, offices, culture and life at Google.

ZombiU Hardcore -- St. George's Church
zombiu.blogspot.com

Another PTSD-inducing area, St. George's Church begins near where you picked up your first keycard in the Safe House. Slide under the door f

Does novel point to a new desert world in The Force Awakens?
blogs.evtrib.com

Is Star Wars: The Force Awakens trading in the series' iconic desert wasteland for ... another desert wasteland?

ZombiU Hardcore -- Get Medicine For Vikram
zombiu.blogspot.com

This level officially sucks, but it is possible to get through. After the door is unlocked in the Approach to Vikram's area, you'll go throu

AnUAE4All - Android Apps on Google Play
market.android.com

An UAE4All port for Android. UAE4All is an Amiga 500 emulator originally from Chui mainly for playing old Amiga games. Like the original UAE

Amiga Forever Essentials - Android Apps on Google Play
market.android.com

Amiga Forever Essentials for Android installs officially licensed system ROM files to run Amiga OS versions 1.2, 1.3, 2.04, 3.0 and 3.1 in e

Tower of London
zombiu.blogspot.com

From the Safe House manhole, descend the stairs to the right and go out the door. If you didn't kill the spitter zombie before, do so now. S

'Legend Of Zelda' Is Netflix's Chance To Redeem All Video Game Adaptations
www.forbes.com

The newest rumors from The Wall Street Journal’s Speakeasy blog implies that streaming giant Netflix is in the process of working with gamin

AMD's Mantle 1.0 is dead; long live DirectX
www.pcworld.com

AMD said it won't release a public software development kit for its graphics API as DirectX12 and the next-gen OpenGL releases approach.

Confirmed: Google plans its own U.S. mobile service
www.pcworld.com

But Google's Sundar Pichai says it doesn't intend to become a full-service cellular carrier, instead likening the service to its Nexus mobil

YouTube Video Converter and Download - ClipConverter.cc
www.clipconverter.cc

Clip Converter is a free online media conversion application, which allows you to convert and download YouTube URLs to formats like MP3,MP4,

Windows 10 consumer preview tipped to arrive in January - SlashGear
www.slashgear.com

Excited for the next Windows release? No? Well, despite the antogonism against the "old guard" of operating systems, a lot of eyes are on Mi

Microsoft rolls out more OneNote updates
www.techrepublic.com

Microsoft recently announced new and improved features coming soon to the OneNote for iOS app, plus a new OneNote app specifically for Andro

Decent service and selection for such a small store. Some high pricing, though, such on food items and paying more than $8 for brand-name cigarette packs; I've been to convenience stores very near here where you can get them for less than $7.
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One of the better Nation's. Small, but good stuff.
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Decent pizza, but don't ask for special treatment like both white and red sauce.
Food: GoodDecor: GoodService: Poor - Fair
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Somehow these idiots hijacked my e-mail address, and I can't change the e-mail settings at their site or delete the account because given that I never created a password, I don't know it. Click their Contact link and you get a phone number and fax in EUROPE. No e-mail, nada. Eschew like plague.
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