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Ever the introvert, I follow and share to circles for particular interests and rarely post to the public.

If you tell me what you want to see, I can add you to those circles so you can see my posts by topic.  

A - Running, Cycling (road and mountain), fitness, healthy stuff
B - Software Development and Design / C++ / Java
C - Technology - Computers, Home A/V, iOS, Andoid, 
D - Space & Geospatial
E - Comics, Comic-Con International, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Stargate, Star Trek, Star Wars, web comics
F - San Diego (home since 1990)
G - Automotive
H - Asperger's/Autism related
I - Kid stuff.  I'm a dad.  I have kids.  
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Some people don't want to be put in buckets and that's totally fine.  Maybe I'll figure out which topics to share with you on my own.
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Full life cycle software engineer
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Software developer, husband, father, runner, cyclist, sci-fi geek
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Interests/Circles
  • Comics, Comic-Con International, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Stargate, Star Trek, Star Wars
  • Fitness, health, sweat, Running, Cycling, Road biking, Mountain biking, Sand volleyball (sadly, it no longer fits in my schedule)
  • Software Development and Design / C++ / Java
  • Technology, Computers, AV (more on the Audio side than Video)
  • Space & Geospatial
  • San Diego
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Survived having three kids. So far.
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10 Special Technology Tips for Exceptional Kids
www.friendshipcircle.org

Well, we busted out of class Had to get away from those fools We learned more from a 3-minute record, baby Than we ever learned in school &h

I blog for my kids.
www.rickychang.com

Blogging and writing is very hard for me. I don't enjoy the process of writing and editing. It's hard work to think of topics. Mostly of all

League of American Bicyclists * News
www.bikeleague.org

Bicycle Commuting Data. The number of bicyclists is growing rapidly from coast to coast. The National Household Travel Survey showed that th

Google Politics & Elections
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Google Politics & Elections. Your elections hub to study, watch, discuss, participate in and make your impact on the digital campaign trail.

Gmail: 9 years and counting
gmailblog.blogspot.com

Posted by Zohair Hyder, Software Engineer This April marks Gmail's 9th birthday, and as year ten gets underway, it's a good opportunity to l

Jim F.'s 6.2 mile run
www.strava.com

Jim ran 6.2 miles that included the Sony loop segment and the Sony loop segment.

Hot San Diego startups want to attract the best and the brightest | Star...
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There are many startups in San Diego doing exciting stuff. There is also abundant talent in the city with major schools and talented people

Dilbert comic strip for 10/21/2012 from the official Dilbert comic strip...
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A Fundamental Duality of Software Engineering
cacm.acm.org

What is the value of that function for x = 6?

Why I hate TDD
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I have no problem saying that I write good code. I place a focus on TDD and thorough unit and integration testing. I document everything I w

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Testing Complex C++ Systems
www.drdobbs.com

Some systems are so complex that they require non-traditional approaches to thoroughly test large code bases.

DARPA Aims to Recycle Satellite Parts
trajectorymagazine.com

New Program to repurpose retired satellites  By Lindsay Tilton According to an article published in USA Today, researchers at the Defen

Spent Fuel Pool
what-if.xkcd.com

Answering your hypothetical questions with physics, every Tuesday. Prev · Spent Fuel Pool. What if I took a swim in a typical spent nuclear

Effective Effective Books
scottmeyers.blogspot.com

For the cover of the first edition of Effective C++, I envisioned Alexander the Great cutting the Gordian Knot. I'm getting ready to start w

01/20/2013 | FoxTrot.com
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January 2013. S, M, T, W, T, F, S. « Dec. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19 · 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26. 27

2013 Snowshoe National Championships
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The fastest snowshoe runners compete for national championship titles

Strava annual summary statistics | Strava Tools
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With the New Year right around the corner, many riders are looking back on their achievements for 2012 and looking ahead to their goals for

A Bold Prediction – The San Diego-Imperial County Sunrise Powerlink Proj...
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