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Jay Pfaffman
Works at Stanford University
Attended Vanderbilt University
Lives in San Francisco
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You got it wrong, Google. You have the location in the right place on the map, but the address is for someone entirely different.
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Heard this story on NPR this morning. It is pretty cool. 
The couple was out taking their dog for a walk when they stumbled upon a hoard of gold coins dating back to the 1800s.
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what's the tax rate for something like this
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I got this wifi hotspot to use in schools (but we were not allowed to because it's not filtered). It's a small unit for about $100. The cool thing is that you can use any Karma hotspot (and anyone can use yours). Buy one with this link and we both get 500MB of data free. It's $14/GB if you buy 1GB at a time.
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I didn't make that train.
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uh oh...
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testing.
When I look at how my friends who are computer experts use computers and compare that to how my friends who are Normal People use computers, I see some differences. I think one of those differences is summed up by...
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I set out on a 10 mile journy to Little Lucca on my bike, but my front derailleur cable broke a couple miles in. Undeterred, I returned home and got in the Subaru. Fifteen minutes later, I arrived to a long line, a good sign, I decided. Half an hour later I had my sandwich. I was not disappointed. Thanks to Mike Winslow for the tip. 
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sheesh, you could have tightened the lower limit screw all the way to lock FD in the big ring position. and that's it for this week's vaguely condescending bike wrench tips!
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But, does it smell like cheese?
 
Nice new taste, never had anything like it before. 
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Social Science Research Associate
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  • Stanford University
    Social Science Research Associate, 2013 - present
    Building an online stats course. Helping manage a study of an iPad app that teaches kids math and tests a theory about how feedback affects learning.
  • Utah State University
    Research Associate, 2012 - 2013
    Research how to tell what kids know about math and computer programming by analyzing data collected by online games and activities.
  • iLiveInMyVan.com
    Travel Blogger, 2011 - 2012
    Traveled the US in a 1985 VW Camper named Walden. Why? Because I could. I saw National Parks, rodeos, and caves. I photographed flora, fauna, geological wonders, lovers, and more than a couple breweries. I met newlyweds, hitchhikers, and hobos. I looked for what made people happy.
  • University of Tennessee
    Assistant Professor, 2003 - 2011
    Taught teachers how to use computers to improve teaching and learning. Helped educators understand why they should care about Open Source Software. Used Linux thin clients to improve student access to computers and their learning experiences.
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San Francisco
Previously
Santa Rosa Beach, FL - Birmingham, AL - Red Hook, Brooklyn - Hoboken, NJ - Pennsburg, PA - Bristol, VT - Nashville, TN - Logan, Utah - Knoxville, TN
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Life is good
Introduction
You might know me from Camp McDowell, MBHS, Perkiomen School, Dwight-Englewood School, Vanderbilt, or the University of Tennessee. For a time I lived and traveled in a VW camper and wrote about it. I currently live in San Francisco and work at Stanford University as part of aaalab.
Education
  • Vanderbilt University
    B.S. Computer Science, 1983 - 1987
  • Vanderbilt University
    Ph.D. Education, 1995 - 2003
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