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Join the Pony Express to deliver 100 letters! #GoogleDoodle
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University students, applications are now open for Google Summer of Code! Accepted students will put their academic skills to good use by working on an open source software project over the summer.

#GSOC #OpenSource
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From the Black Light Run (3/14)
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+Fitbit will donate money for every active calorie its members burn up to 1 billion calories

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Kudos to whomever it was in Speaker +John Boehner 's social media team who came up with this. 

I disagree on the messaging but I have to give props for artful use of GIFs.
Exposing the truth about the president's "free" college idea...
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High five to +Darius Kazemi for crouton-ing on a Chromebook Pixel.
A collection of nerdy interviews asking people from all walks of life what they use to get the job done
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I officially need to get better at vim shortcuts..I have the basic ones down, but not enough to throw away the IDE. Other than that this setup sounds amazing!
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My fave Notorious RBG story.
Today is the Honorable Ruth Bader Ginsburg's 82nd birthday. There are many stories out there documenting RBG's badassery. I thought I'd share mine.  In 2012, I was working at the State Department in Washington, DC, and my bureau supported a grant that sent Afghan women judges on an educational tour of the U.S. I was the program officer for the grant, and accompanied the women on a visit to the Supreme Court (we also went to a Super Wal...
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Just got the official race pics from my SoCal Spartan Super in Temecula,CA (Jan 24)
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And this is a thing, the party python
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Why did they feel the need to photoshop a softball into that guy's bicep?
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NKOTB/TLC/Nelly mashup

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"There's nothing that looks more stupid than Glass."

Microsoft took up the challenge and won.

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Must be "the other black guy who works in technology"... Lol. http://youtu.be/B-iYLywmMb4 Aahhhh good times!
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The views expressed here are my own, I only post about my work stuff when I find it interesting or organic. 

Author of Learning HTML5 Game Programming, and Three.js By Example, geek, lover of donuts.

I got to do this: http://www.informit.com/promotions/promotion.aspx?promo=138930

Publicationshttp://goo.gl/sB79G

I frequently speak at conferences.

TakeOff Conf 2013
Codemotion Roma 2013
Devoxx UK 2013
Devoxx France 2013
jsDay Italy 2012 - Three.js
CodeMotion IT 2012 (Rome) - Three.js
Mobile HTML5 CodeLab 2012- Canvas, SVG, and WebGL
Devoxx 2011 - Intro to HTML5 Game Programming
SpringOne2GX 2011 - Ratpack (Micro web framework)
GR8 USA 2011 - Beginning Griffon
SpringOne2GX 2010 - Enterprise Griffon
Geecon 2010 - Game Programming with Groovy
RuPy 2009 - Griffon:Swing just got fun again
JavaOne 2009 - Griffon in Depth
Devoxx 2008 - Griffon: Re-imaging Desktop Java technology
JavaOne 2008 - Boosting Your Testing Productivity with Groovy
JavaOne 2008 - Extending Groovy's Swing User Interface Builder

I did an AMA: 
http://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/g3ucy/iama_team_member_of_a_finalist_team_for/
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Fresh & Easy stocks less brands than Safeway or Whole Foods and has less hours (8A-10P for F&E, Safeway is 24/7) but IMHO more convenient. There aren't any staffed check out lanes, everything is self scan. No need to make small talk if you are having a bad day. F&E has coupons in the flyers they send out and they accept most manufacturers coupons. They don't double coupons.
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
Great little restaurant. Well priced great Thai food. And they are exceptionally fast. There have been several times that I've gone there to grab takeout. I've ordered, ran to the starbucks several doors down and by the time I returned, my order was ready. Lunch can be a little crowded. I've never not gotten a seat but did have to sit at the counter a couple times. They can make the food as spicy as you want and don't dumb it down. Their "hot" is what is as hot as the Thai restaurants I've dined at in ethnic areas of larger cities. Most of their entrees are under $10.
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Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
I had the Warm Spicy Lamb Cabbage Rolls as a starter, and the Local Chicken Bomba over Rancho Gordo Cannelini Beans as a main, and Apple pie à la mode for dessert. Great California cuisine. Light but filling at the same time. Other than being slightly pricy, would definitely go back.
Food: ExcellentDecor: Very GoodService: Very Good
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
Since moving to Mountain View, the restaurant at this location has gone through at least 2-3 refabs where they totally changed the cuisine. I have to say that SteakOut is my favorite of the 3. They have a great and reasonably priced selection of beers and they have CurryWurst (German street food - sausage and fries with curry ketchup). The menu is big but not massive, it seems clear that what is on the menu are things that they can do well.
Food: Very GoodDecor: Very GoodService: Very Good
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
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Bad and slow service.
Atmosphere: GoodDecor: GoodService: Poor - Fair
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
They went to great pains to give you the atmosphere of Texas. There were cow hides and rodeo pictures, saloon doors and even a cactus!The menu advertised that the chef trained in Texas and I can safely say it was a decent Tex-Mex restaurant. There was a nice hit of spice in the things that were supposed to have it and they pour drinks pretty stiff. My margarita, for which I had to wait a bit too long, was mostly alcohol. We sat at the bar and saw them pour shots for other guests. They were easily 1.5 oz shots. Some things used local variants of ingredients, like for example, my friend's fajita was accompanied by a slice of beet with non-romaine/iceberg lettuce and my bacon burger had this not quite mayo concoction, but to focus on those things means that they got a lot right. Minor gripe: They charge by the mozzarella stick. A somewhat insane 24 CZK or $1.20 PER MOZZARELLA STICK.
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Food: Very GoodDecor: ExcellentService: Very Good
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
When they say spicy, they really mean spicy. Bon Chon has a good mix of Asian inspired dishes to complement its staple, chicken wings. The restaurant is a bit small but the service makes up for it.
Food: ExcellentDecor: GoodService: Excellent
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago