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Many of you know that I am running the Boston Marathon tomorrow. I’m running with Back on My Feet Team Running Home. If you’re interested in learning more about #BoMF and in supporting our fundraiser, please visit this web page (where donations are US tax deductible and can be matched through many employer matching programs):

https://www.crowdrise.com/BackonMyFeetTeamRunningHome/fundraiser/jonmasters/

I’ll be bib number 30,674 tomorrow, leaving Hopkinton, Massachusetts (in the rain) at 11:15am EDT (the start is staggered so by the time we start, hopefully Meb will already have won on behalf of the US for a second year in a row). You can follow along online, using the Boston Athletic Association (BAA) app, or on various US and International online and traditional media outlets. Given the weather and my state of fitness this time, I am not expecting a Personal Record (3 hours, 25 minutes, 51 seconds), but I do hope for under 4 hours (last year was 3 hours 57 minutes) :)

There is Only One Boston, only one Boston Marathon and #WeRunTogether. Stay Boston Strong!

Jon.
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Running at least two more marathons this year after Monday. Including one in Acadia. For reasons some of my colleagues will enjoy.
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Good luck for tomorrow! (I like the idea of running marathons except between kilometres 1-42.2.)
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4 days to go until this year's The Boston Marathon. We are running on behalf of Back on My Feet Team Running Home​, raising money for those experiencing homelessness in our communities across the United States. Together, we have raised nearly $120,000 so far and we are not done yet!

Your support is very much appreciated as I personally strive to reach the next milestone of my own little piece of our team effort: $5,000 - which is just a few hundred dollars away. Every donation counts, and for US tax payers your donation is both Tax Deductible and will be matched by most corporate matching programs as easily as through a simple click. So if you give just $13, your company may match this to $26 as part of their charitable giving program. We'll thank you as we're running all 26.2 miles on Monday. #WeRunTogether

https://www.crowdrise.com/BackonMyFeetTeamRunningHome/fundraiser/jonmasters/
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"That said, there's a few interesting numerological things going on
with 4.0. Looking at just the statistics in git, this release is not
just when we cross half a million commits total, but also cross the 4
million git object limit. Interestingly (if you look for numeric
patterns), Linux 3.0 was when we crossed a quarter million commits and
2 million git objects, so there's a nice (and completely
unintentional) pattern there when it comes to the kernel git
repository."
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Today I am happy to announce my candidacy for President of the United States
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Now I get chance to appear on CNN, right?

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The USPTO sent a notice that they intend to issue a patent I filed that covers my home phone system. So...if you ever think you've got a more fancy phone setup or might be more nerdy than me...just bear that in mind. Does that mean I ever answer the phone? Heck no.
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hey I got a question for you. I've noticed after marathon's runners always wear those blankets. Even when it's really, really hot outside.  Do you know why? Is it some side effect of running for so long that the body cools off when stopping?
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Because ARM server standards are awesome.
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Happy Tax Day! I hope it's been a prosperous year and you're getting a refund you've no idea what to do with. Well...there are now just 5 days to go until this year's +The Boston Marathon​. We are running on behalf of Back on My Feet Team Running Home​, raising money for those experiencing homelessness in our communities across the United States. Together, we have raised nearly $120,000 so far and we are not done yet!

Your support is very much appreciated as I personally strive to reach the next milestone of my own little piece of our team effort: $5,000 - which is just $422 away. Every donation counts, and for US tax payers your donation is both Tax Deductible and will be matched by most corporate matching programs as easily as through a simple click. So if you give just $13, your company may match this to $26 as part of their charitable giving program. We'll thank you as we're running all 26.2 miles on Monday. #WeRunTogether

https://www.crowdrise.com/BackonMyFeetTeamRunningHome/fundraiser/jonmasters/
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I'm the kind of guy who would choose a smartwatch based on the microarchitecture it runs. You can't beat a Snapdragon in mobile.
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The problem with having friends who run marathons is that my step goal of 16,384 steps daily is too pathetic to keep up. My late night LKML reading must thus be spent on the treaddesk so that I may, eventually, exceed 140,000 steps this week. On Monday, my fitbit nemesis will meet her match though. I'm hoping for a 50,000+ step day.
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I'm a very long way from being a marathon runner, but I did almost exactly that many steps per day, averaged over the past 4 days - that's what sightseeing in a new city will do for you... 
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I called up, made a reservation for a specific time, and then when I called back at the time they were supposed to arrive, they swore blindly that they had never even spoken with me. Very unimpressed.
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