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Jeff Bates
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I blame +Chris DiBona  for the time I have lost playing this game. 
About the game. Factorio is a game in which you build and maintain factories. You will be mining resources, researching technologies, building infrastructure, automating production and fighting enemies. Use your imagination to design your factory, combine simple elements into ingenious ...
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Seriously, one word, that's all it takes. Buy and download an alpha....

4500 logistic robots and 100 construction...
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Being an intern was hard enough. Public signs made it too guilty. 
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I've been remiss in not sharing this.  Watch to the end.  
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+Marc MERLIN Actually, watching this made me stoned. haha. Fantastic!
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zing!
 
HA!
It's sometimes said that if some people didn't have double standards, they'd have no standards at all. That applies to the Freedom Socialist Party. In 2012, their official website was pushing for a...
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I always tip the guy at the gas station an extra $0.25/gallon.
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OMG. THIS.

From http://notapattern.net/2014/10/14/ways-men-in-tech-are-unintentionally-sexist/#the-list:

#12: ASSUMING EVERY WOMAN IN TECH FEELS THE SAME WAY AND/OR WANTS TO DISCUSS HER EXPERIENCES “AS A WOMAN IN TECH”.
We’re not a monolith, we can’t all speak for each other, and we often want to just talk about our work instead of being seen as women first. See the Ada Initiative’s great post, Breaking The Unicorn Law.
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Because CowboyNeal
 
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CowboyNeal is still stomping around? I think I have some old music he wrote a LONG time ago. Like, 56k days old
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This is sort of stunningly brought together.  Nirvana, Europe meet, have a baby.
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Somebody send this to Dave Grohl....
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Good read that validates my assumptions. Because everyone likes validated assumptions. 
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If life was fair, my death stare would be literal.
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I was out of town this weekend, but for those of you who asked what I do know - it's working with this guy +Ben Fried 
Letting Employees Choose Their Own Technology Is Beneficial, Says CIO Ben Fried
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Nadav Kander traveled to the steppes of Kazakhstan four years ago to see the “closed cities” of the Soviet nuclear testing area, a network of cities all but invisible to outsiders until the arrival of Google Earth. The photographer ventured first to the town of Kurchatov—named for the physicist who developed the USSR’s first nuclear…
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Help support +Caias Ward's second KickStarter

This one promises to be as full of action and adventure as Trigger Happy was, with a whole new element of otherworldly mystique.

If you like Jim Butcher or Simon Greene, this is the latest indie RPG to check out.
An RPG about mortal servants of the Horsemen of the Apocalypse deciding to not end the world.
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I'm just going to leave this right here:   #twinpeaks  #laurapalmer
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Hell, I'm in. Can't be any worse than Hemlock Grove.... ;-)
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Education
  • Hope College
    Biology, History, 1994 - 1998
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program manager, google, open source, sourceforge, sight machine, slashdot
Introduction
Community Builder.  Technophile.  Reader.  Open Source Aficionado.   
Bragging rights
co-founded Slashdot. built out SourceForge.net. did other stuff.
Work
Occupation
Open Source IT Program Manager, Google
Employment
  • Google
    Open Source IT Program Manager, 2011 - present
  • Slashdot
    Co-Founder, 1997
  • VA Software
    Director Media, 1999 - 2002
  • OSDN
    Online Media Director, 2002 - 2007
  • Geek.net
    VP, Product, 2007 - 2010
  • Perforce Software
    Director, Cloud & Ecosystem, 2010 - 2011
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hemos, Jeffrey Bates