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John Piwowar
Works at The Pythian Group
Attended University of Pittsburgh
Lives in Vancouver, BC, Canada
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Bicycle accident data for British Columbia, 2006-2010. Oddly enough, several of the places I expect to get flattened one day don't have any accidents recorded.
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Yeah, that may be. Interestingly enough, I've watched people make moves at other intersections that made me think, "yeah ,that's putting yourself in danger," and sure enough, those intersections see a lot of accidents. So it seems to be the overtly dicey spots are less problematic than the ones where people feel comfortable enough to take chances.
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I'm pretty stoked about the Pens' chances, but I'm mostly sharing this article because Wysh used the phrase "Ewok in a hammock" to describe Coach Bylsma's Movember 'stache.
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Often more the latter than the former, alas. Useful distinction to keep in mind, though. 
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Also amusing is the fact that you can't find anything on either side of the line for less than half a mil. Could've had three of our Pittsburgh houses for half a mil. Three. With enough left over for a luxury SUV and/or a stack of MacBooks.

In other words, we're gonna be renting here forever. :-)
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NHL humour, yay. I even spelled "humour" the Canadian way, since it's about hockey.
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The 99% know how to use G+.
We took your bailout money and your mortgage rates are going up
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Meh, I think it's been taken down. Lame.
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Work
Occupation
database nerd
Employment
  • The Pythian Group
    Oracle Applications DBA, 2011 - present
  • Varies
    Full-time dad, part-time database nerd-for-hire, 2008 - 2011
  • BC Liquor Distribution Branch
    Applications DBA, 2010 - 2011
  • Vocollect, Inc
    Database administrator, 2004 - 2008
  • Precision Therapeutics, Inc
    Database Systems Developer, 2001 - 2004
  • gleefully unemployed
    Sherpa, pathfinder, traveloguer, honeymooner, train-rider, 2001 - 2001
  • Stargate.net, Inc
    Database Administrator, 1999 - 2001
  • Lycos, Inc
    Senior Production Support Analyst, 1998 - 1999
  • Respironics, Inc
    Consultant, 1997 - 1998
  • Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center
    Information Systems Analyst, 1995 - 1997
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Currently
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Previously
Scottdale, PA, USA - Pittsburgh, PA, USA - Elkton, MD, USA
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Husband, dad, traveler, cyclist, beersnob, pragmatist, word nerd, insanely lucky, PIT->YVR transplant
Introduction
To know me is to love me. That gets overwhelming, so I actually don't know many people.
Bragging rights
Over 4 decades of mostly-successful autonomic functions!
Education
  • University of Pittsburgh
    Chemical Engineering, 1990 - 1995
  • Southmoreland Senior High School
    Escaping Intact (mostly), 1986 - 1990
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Male
Other names
John P., Hey You