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Jimmy Brokaw (Hedgie)
Works at Ski Liberty
Attended Concord University
Lives in Baltimore, MD
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Professor Trash Wheel will be joining Mr. Trash Wheel this year!
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Hey +Amanda Ulevich, they're giving tours.
The Navy announced Wednesday that it plans to send five ships to Baltimore to take part in Fleet Week next month — a cruiser, a destroyer, two transport ships and the new stealth ship USS Zumwalt.
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Saw one docked on the Pacific side of the Panama Canal. Looked rather out of place.
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I'm frankly surprised Niantic has kept nests at all. But my pikachu nest may give me something new soon!
Amidst rampant rumors hinting that avid gamers are getting off the "Pokemon Go" bandwagon, Niantic has rolled out a radical update for the hit augmented reality mobile game, but its not in the form of a downloadable patch.
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A deal worth over $100 billion to combine the world's two biggest beer companies cleared its last major hurdle Wednesday when the shareholders of SABMiller approved the takeover by Budweiser maker Anheuser-Busch Inbev.
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Also, "pumpkin beer" includes both beer made with pumpkin and beer with nutmeg added. 
Cans of pumpkin puree are actually a range of squashes.
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Ok, I'm starting to get nervous. You mean the difference between jack o'lantern pumpkins and pie pumpkins isn't common knowledge? I always knew they were two different things, because the eating ones aren't as pretty. 
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If I were rich, I'd do stuff like this all the time. 
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Abbey Burger in Fells Point is temporarily closed due to unsanitary conditions...
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Yes, I just saw on Brad's feed. :/
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I didn't even know washing machines had batteries...
Samsung is having fresh problems, but these new concerns have nothing to do with the Galaxy Note 7.
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Also VLCCs. 
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It occurs to me that we might be asking the question the wrong way. I could foresee a future, maybe 20-30 years out, where it becomes illegal to manually operate a vehicle (other than in an emergency) in downtown urban areas, but on other roads it remains optional. That could be the sweet spot for me. I don't want to lose the option to drive a car, but I don't mind giving up control where it's not that fun to drive anyway.
Americans like the idea of self-driving cars, but are less willing to cede control of the steering wheel to a computer program, according to a new poll released today. An overwhelming majority, 80...
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Honestly, if I could have an elevator that would take me to work, or where ever else I needed to go, I'd pay a lot more than the price of a car for it.
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A weather data revolution is about to take place in the cockpit of commercial aircraft, a revolution that will make air travel safer and mor...
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Except alcohol is a natural byproduct of the process that makes wonderful beer. These synthetic alcohols can make vodka and other boring liquors, but they can't make whiskey or beer. 
A new synthetic drink promises to mimic the effects of traditional booze with none of the pesky side effects.
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Beer and wine are bouquets of nature's chemical wonders :)
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Went curling today! Good to be back on the ice.

Also, below is the list of events open to the public at our club. 
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Tagline
Skier, Juggler, Hacker.
Introduction
It's Jimmy.  I've got a lot of circles because people know me for different things.  You might think of me as a professional skier, computer hacker, board game enthusiast, or one of a number of other things.  Doesn't matter, if you know me, add me.

I have a large number of circles, but with the advent of Collections, I use those instead. Almost everything I post is to a collection; if you don't like posts like that, just unfollow that collection. Once in a blue moon I'll post something truly public, but that's rare. If I post something privately but not to a collection, it's probably been restricted to friends, family, or geographic area. The only non-public collection I have is my Politics Collection, which I curate membership of. While I enjoy a good political debate, I prefer to limit the debate to people who can do so rationally and calmly, and for professional reasons, I don't include coworkers.
Bragging rights
First man to ever juggle flaming torches while skiing down a double-back diamond. First Navy Sailor to get Marine Corps Martial Arts qualified. Been defenestrated since 2003.
Education
  • Concord University
    eJD, 2010 - 2013
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
    Material Science and Engineering, 1996 - 1999
  • University of Maryland University College
    Information Technology, 2002 - 2007
  • London Central High School
    1992 - 1995
  • Bad Aibling
    1989 - 1992
Basic Information
Gender
Male
Relationship
Married
Other names
James Brokaw, LordHedgie
Work
Occupation
Naval Officer
Skills
Skiing. Computers, especially hacking/security, Linux, Android. Homebrewing. Juggling.
Employment
  • Ski Liberty
    Ski Instructor, 2012 - present
  • US Navy
    Lieutenant Commander, 2000 - present
  • Summit at Snoqualmie
    Ski Instructor, 2007 - 2012
  • Ski Liberty
    Ski Instructor, 2005 - 2007
Places
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Currently
Baltimore, MD
Previously
Ellensburg, WA - Mount Vernon, WA - Westminster, MD - Augusta, GA - Pensacola, FL - Martinsburg, WV - Atlanta, GA - England - Germany - Shrewsbury, PA - Glen Burnie, MD - Sugar Grove, WV - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
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