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Gas would be preferable but I'm too poor to afford one of those hipster Faraday cage apartments up in SF with original gas appliances. 
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+Andy Bohm Lookie here.
 
They've got everything in Dubai. Including original California burgers. Deep fried pickle chips anyone?
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hmm I tried the Shake Shack and it was quite good . . I will have to try this whenever I get to the Marina. 
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ATL it is then ;-)
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This should be added to Google Maps Navigation

An avoid extreme hills option would be nice.
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Because I'm a coast baby who lived most of his life in Maryland and Florida. Driving hills is totally foreign to me. I try to not drive to the city and use public transit instead but occasionally it's unavoidable.
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Startup idea: An employment verification service that actually works for defunct startups.

Seems like I always have to dig out W2s whenever I start a new job.
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Are incubators the next get rich flipping houses scheme?
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It's completely bonkers that there seem to be no webmail clients for self-hosting that AREN'T PHP.

My new rule is to not install something on a server if I don't know how it works and I have no desire to learn PHP.

Slowing moving towards self-hosting at home with trying it out on a VPS box.
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Mailpile must have some crazy SEO on python webmail to come up as 1st. I tried it and it didn't totally click and there are varying thoughts from the founders as to whether it should be used on a VPS or not, so I'm tabling it for now (the whole webmail client idea). Just mail for the time being.

I'm considering it a win that I got postfix + dovecot + SSL setup for my main domain and seafile for some Dropbox replacement testing.
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"I may not be the strongest, I may not be the fastest but I'll be damned if I don't give all that I have."
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Love it. Feeling your power. : )
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Seen during my slog[slow jog] at the Marina for a #TeamRWB  event earlier today
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I biked across to the other side and was taking the opposite picture at nearly the exact same moment: http://pr.gg/otherside.jpg

Sadly, you were jogging too fast for my CSI image enhancer skills.
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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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I'm an author.
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 - 8 months ago
reviewed 8 months 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 - 8 months ago
reviewed 8 months 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 - a year ago
reviewed a year 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 - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
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Bad and slow service.
Atmosphere: GoodDecor: GoodService: Poor to fair
Public - 9 months ago
reviewed 9 months 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 - a year ago
reviewed a year 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 - a year ago
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