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Youthful Reds ease to victory in Landshut on Saturday afternoon: http://fcb.de/LanRept

3:0 in Landshut - dritter Sieg im dritten Test: http://fcb.de/LANFCBSpielbericht #LANFCB

Crónica del amistoso disputado en Landshut. El fútbol hoy estuvo en un segundo plano: http://fcb.de/CronicaLANFCB
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Was it a mistake winning three championships? #götze
 
Mario #Götze has completed a move to Borussia Dortmund: http://fcb.de/GoetzeTransfer
All the best, Mario!

Presseerklärung - Mario #Götze wechselt zu Borussia Dortmund: http://fcb.de/PresseerklaerungGoetze
Alles Gute, Mario!
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Full time! A successful home debut for Carlo #Ancelotti as #FCBayern claim a 1-0 win over visitors ManCity! #FCBMCFC

Dann ist Schluss. Der #FCBayern gewinnt mit 1:0 gegen ManCity! #FCBMCFC

¡Final del partido! Carlo #Ancelotti se impone en el regreso de Pep #Guardiola . #FCBMCFC 1-0
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Watch Pokemon Go take over the world in real time. See just how Pokemon Go stacks up against games like Clash of Clans. Downloads by country in real time.
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Why Pokémon Go scares the shit out of me.

As an intro, I want to mention that I have an Ant problem in my house currently and it completely relates to my current feelings about Pokémon Go.

A couple of days ago I downloaded Pokémon Go on the Google App store and have been playing it around the neighborhood with my kids. It seems exciting that AR (Augmented Reality) applications are going mainstream. I see huge potential benefits in regards to entertainment value, getting people outside walking around and building a community of players. I think these benefits are great.

On the App Developer side, I see huge opportunities for in-app revenue through item purchases. It seems like a win-win all around, except I've gotten this sketchy feeling recently after my Ant problem at home developed. Obviously there have been a lot of issues raised about wandering Pokémon hunters landing on private property to "Catch them all", but this is not what is currently sketching me out.

The issue is fundamentally this: It's making people behave like insects, particularly Ants

I fully realized this last night as I went to Disneyland and saw 1 out of every 6 people I came across on their phone playing Pokémon Go. Literally, they weren't even looking around, just glued to the phone for long periods. Almost being controlled by it, being navigated to various points such as Pokémon Stops, Pokémon Gyms and trying to catch them all.

Now, take a number of steps up the ladder to look down on the type of Ant Farm behavior I'm concerned about. Ants are driven by very simple algorithms which correlate to behaviors associated around seeking food, shelter and protecting the colony. Scent trails, lures, hunger for food and water drive ant activity. Ants are also typically running along paths identifying bounderies and laying down scent trails for other ants to increase the efficiency of delivering food and resources to the hive.

I also understand there's nothing new about driving people towards a destination using incentives. What worries me however is the concept of lures in Pokémon and that I can create incentives in my area by dropping lures. This in turn draws Pokémon which draws players. I recently read an article on Forbes about a pizza shop that was able to increase foot traffic exponentially based on dropping lures. I thought to myself, "This is a great idea!".

However, the model scares the shit out of me when you apply AR to Ads by driving traffic in an indirect way to monetize at a location. It allows you to create swarms and manipulate these swarms in a way that's not neccessarily able to be identified by the individual that's part of this swarm. It also sets up a new ad model where physical location becomes Ad Inventory whose price is indexed by the swarm that can be drawn to that location through AR games and Machine Learning. This is why Pokémon Go scares the shit out of me.

[Citation Ant Algorithms]
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ant_colony_optimization_algorithms

[Citation Forbes Article on Monetization through Pokémon Lures]
http://www.forbes.com/sites/erikkain/2016/07/11/pokemon-go-is-more-than-just-a-game-its-a-phenomenon-thats-bringing-people-together/#72b3e7dd4743

#PokémonGo #PokemonGo #Niantic #Google #AR #AugmentedReality #Monetization #Mobile

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It's called Google Play Family Library.
Google is going to allow you to share the movies, music, and apps you purchase from its Play store amongst up to six of your family members, Gizmodo and Cnet report. Content you buy from those...
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Semi-final day! #Müller & Co.'s #GER take on #FRA & #Coman tonight for a place in the #EURO2016 final! #GERFRA

Halbfinal-Kracher! Um 21 Uhr kämpft das DFB-Team mit #Müller & Co. vs. #FRA mit #Coman um den Finaleinzug! #GERFRA   #EURO2016  

¡Se juegan la final! A las 21h CEST la DFB-Team de #Müller y cía. vs. la #FRA de #Coman. #EURO2016
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Pokemon Go originated with a popular Google April Fool's joke in 2014. Here's the fascinating story of how it went from prank to (augmented) reality.
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Real-world game design for mobile has its roots in pervasive game design, augmented reality, mixed reality, ubiquitous gaming, and a dozen or so other classifications. None of these are perfect, but real world is the most accommodating and carries the best chance of entering mainstream parlance. While the pioneers of this niche are largely slaughtered under the banner of location-based gaming, Niantic’s Pokémon GO, built on substantial learning f...
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Rare earth metals are important for the production of many high-tech devices, including smartphones and the magnets in motors. About 80 percent of the global supply of these metals comes from China, and in the past, the country has restricted access to some of them for political reasons.

In 2010, for example, it blocked exports to Japan for two months over a territorial dispute. That incident that prompted Japanese companies like Honda to start working to reduce their reliance on rare earth metals.

So the motor announced on Tuesday is a big deal, not just in terms of technology but of geopolitics, too.
Honda Motor has developed the world's first electric motor for hybrid cars that doesn't use heavy rare earth metals -- a major step forward in development of motors that are free from the political whims of the Chinese government.
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Congratulations to #Portugal, no doubt luck was on your side this year!

Why did Portugal win Euro 2016?

Portugal finished third in their group. They won only one of their seven matches in normal time – a barely convincing 2-0 win over Wales in the semi-final. They barely dominated a single game, and the final was no different...
But they were hard to play against throughout and became very difficult to break down in the knockout stages.

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Congrats, although Portugal vs Germany would have been more entertaining 😉
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Education
  • University of Toronto
    Information Technology Control & Audit, 2015
  • University of Toronto
    Fundamentals of Internal Auditing, 2013
  • George Brown College
    2008
  • Milton District High School
    2001
  • Lean Six Sigma
    Business Process control / Control Plans · Process Mapping Technique · Identifying Customers and Collecting / Prioritizing VOC, 2012 - 2014
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  • Epic War TD 2
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Process Engineering, Audit
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  • Soroc Technology Inc.
    Project Coordinator, 2007 - 2008
  • Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
    Technical Process Specialist, Governance & Audit, 2008 - 2016
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Forest Hill, Toronto ON - Parkdale, Toronto ON
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