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John McFarlane
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On my ride home from work every evening, I listen to Radio 4 Extra and I hear stuff like this...
Spoonface is seven years old, autistic and terminally ill with cancer. She's fascinated by opera and by the way her parents behave. With the help of their cleaner, Mrs Spud, she tries to come to terms with her extraordinary life. Lee Hall's award-winning monologue is performed by Becky Simpson.First broadcast in 1997, it elicited such an extraordinary response from BBC Radio 4 listeners that a repeat was scheduled within days of the original tran...
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Shogun: Total War is the best game ever! (In the spirit of full disclosure, so is Medieval: Total War!)
 
We're bringing Total War back on stage with the Humble Weekly Bundle: Total War Encore!

http://bit.ly/HWTotalWar

Get games once featured in the Humble Total War Bundle plus a few new bonuses such as 30 days of premium access to Total War: ARENA.
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Have an appetite for making? Satisfy your craving with these books and magazines while serving up support for Maker Ed http://bit.ly/HBMAKERaspberryPi
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@TroddenBratt have dropped a second series. Mightily relieved!
A fun packed second series from comedy duo Lucy Trodd and Ruth Bratt. Sketches and songs from a whole range of new characters, with the occasional appearance from some old favourites. The first series was nominated for Best Comedy at the BBC Audio awards 2014, and all four performers have recently been on the West End stage as part of the smash hit Showstopper: The Improvised Musical - and were part of the show when it graced the Radio 4 airwaves...
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'Round about now is where the human is murdered in a typical Asimov whodunit. #actionselection
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I still say taxing the rich isn't the worst idea ever.
Much of the national debate about widening inequality focuses on whether and how much to tax the rich and redistribute their income downward. But this debate ignores the upward redistributions going...
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Artificial IntelligenceBrian Cox and Robin Ince return for a new series of their award winning science/comedy show. Tonight the infinite monkey's are joined on stage by comedian Jo Brand, neuroscientist Anil Seth, and robotics expert Alan Winfield to discuss Artificial Intelligence. How close are we to creating a truly intelligent machine, how do we define intelligence anyway, and what are the moral and ethical issues that the development of inte...
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Very silly: The Harpoon
Here comes a Muffin the Mule shock in the spoof boys' adventure paper from yesteryear. With Alistair McGowan. From August 1992.
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Spock Must Die!
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How could anyone let this happen?? For pity's sake, it's 2015!
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  • Chepstow Comprehensive
    Iron Maiden, 1985 - 1992
  • Mynyddbach Primary School
    Software Engineering, 1978 - 1985
  • University of Sussex
    EASy, 1996 - 1997
  • Middlesex University
    AI, 1992 - 1996
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I am a senior programmer living in Redwood City and working in Menlo Park, CA. In my spare time, I work on a project called Crag. I am currently authoring a fixed-point arithmetic library called fixed_point.
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Programmer
Employment
  • Zoox Labs
    Senior Programmer, 2015 - present
    Working on a very cool project and looking for experienced C++ programmers to join us!
  • Cookbrite
    Senior Programmer, 2014 - 2015
  • Z2Live
    Senior Programmer, 2012 - 2014
  • Surreal Software Inc
    Senior Programmer, 2007 - 2011
  • Creative Assembly
    Programmer, 1998 - 2002
  • Computer Artworks
    Programmer, 2002 - 2003
  • Lionhead
    Programmer, 2004 - 2006
  • Kuju Entertainment
    Programmer, 2006 - 2007
  • Intelligent Research
    Programmer, 1994 - 1997
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Redwood City
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Seattle - Windsor - New Jersey - Shirenewton - London - Brighton - Guildford - Tempe - Seattle
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Antique water nozzle found buried in the dirt restored to working order for 44¢ (incl. labor). Yeah, it's one of those places.
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