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Jonathan Klempner (qlmpnr)
Works at Bel Fuse Inc.
Attended NY Institute of Technology
Lives in Ringwood, NJ
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Smart Earplugs!
http://www.dopplerlabs.com/
These guys have a hardware/software solution that lets you monitor & control what impacts your eardrum. At a concert and a little too close to the amps? Dial that sucker down. On a plane with a baby(ies) screaming? Cancel those frequencies. Attending an outdoor symphony and want to tweak the treble &/or bass? Just open the app and equalize away.
Yeah Bitch. Magnets, Ohhh!
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Quinn Norton is so amazing. Here's her primer on Networks & Computers, Seeing Like A Network
http://bit.ly/1FPoEbY. Might be TLDR for some, but if you want a reasoned, easy to understand overview of how to be sane about security, take the time..
Don’t Call It Threat Modeling
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For NYC dwellers. Want to buy Metro Cards that leave no balance?
Buy in these denominations: $9.55, $19.05 or $38.10. The Man at "I Quant NY" has the details:
http://iquantny.tumblr.com/page/3
How Memorizing “$19.05” Can Help You Outsmart the MTA. We've all been there. The train is coming into the station, and you grab your MetroCard and quickly try and swipe it at a turnstile. "Please Swipe Again". "Please Swipe Again". "Insufficient Fare". The last two words are killer.
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For my optophilic friends (yeah, I know that's probably not a word)
http://bit.ly/1rHBbDH
Japanese Internet service provider au Hikari created an intricate and fascinating Rube Goldberg machine of sorts that uses a solid beam of light as fuel. The amplified light fuels a number of diffe...
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A definitive hour long interview with Robin Williams on Marc Maron's WTF podcast from April 2010. One of the only venue's I'm aware of where he wasn't 'ON', he just was.... and he was....
http://www.wtfpod.com/podcast/episodes/remembering_robin_williams
Comedian Marc Maron is tackling the most complex philosophical question of our day - WTF? He'll get to the bottom of it with help from comedian friends, celebrity guests and the voices in his own head. You loved him on Morning Sedition. You kinda liked him on The Marc Maron Show. You tolerated him on Break Room Live. Now, embrace him on a show from which he cannot be fired - WTF with Marc Maron.
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Just a tad surreal. Took this pic out the hotel window of the #EmpireStateBuilding while #NaomiWatts is trapped on top with #KingKong on the TV
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If you're a curious type of person, rather than the type that is sure you already know all the answers, consider this listen....
http://bit.ly/1bDogBC
#DecodeDC   #ABriefHistoryOfHumankind   #YuvalNoahHarari   #ReligiousVsSpiritual    
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Shared from my lovely +Colleen Wenrich  's FB page.
It's time, folks...
https://mayday.us/ 
#GeorgeTakei  
#LawrenceLessing
#RememberAaronSwartz
#QuinnNorton
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#HomeDepotFail  Gonna get me some of that class-action...
http://bit.ly/1C4oj1O
Home Depot is reeling after it confirmed this week that 56 million credit card users' data was stolen from its payment database. Now, The New York Times says the home improvement store ignored security warnings from its own computer experts for the past six years. Yeesh.
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#OddballComedy #PNC #PAC worst venue I've been to in decades. Tell you the show starts at 5. Humongous line that collapses into free-for-all as soon as they start letting folks in. Then force you through an "Exit through the gift shop" maze. Final insult; nobody is allowed to get onto the lawn (where the show is) for another 1-2 hours. Fuck y'all. I'm going home. 
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New York Times Op-Docs with a very clear 5 min video explanation explaining what Net Neutrality is and why it's important.
http://nyti.ms/1w7FqLq
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Here's an interesting link that I discovered on, of all places, Facebook. It takes you to a beta site called 'Opt Out From Online Behavioral Advertising'. The title is pretty much self-explanatory and the site itself is easy to use and understand. Strangely enough, I decided to let Google keep tracking my activity for 2 reasons. 1. They probably will anyway & 2. They're actually pretty good at delivering non-invasive ads that I might consider clicking on (well, I probably wouldn't click but would get to the ad destination on my own). Notably absent from the Opt-Out Participating Companies.....wait for it........ the NSA
http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ 
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Senior Analyst, Global IT, Bel Fuse Inc.
Employment
  • Bel Fuse Inc.
    Senior Analyst, Global IT, 1986 - present
  • Light Harmonics, Inc.
    President, 1985 - 1988
  • Holography Lab, Center for Optics, NYIT
    Technician, 1983 - 1985
  • The Museum of Holography
    Installation Specialist, 1981 - 1985
  • Coherent, Inc.
    Lead Tech, Ion Processing Lab, 1978 - 1981
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Ringwood, NJ
Previously
Copenhagen, DK - New York, NY - Congers, NY - Bay Area - All Over - Boston, MA - Riverside, CA - San Diego, CA - Woodmere, NY
Story
Tagline
Does being Socially Challenged qualify me for ADA?
Introduction

After my senior project internship at Scripps Institute of Oceanography, I got my SCUBA certification and did some Search/Recovery dives at UC Riverside. Following an interest in working with dolphins, I started reading John Lilly (Man and Dolphin, The Mind of the Dolphin), but got more interested in his other work (Programming and Metaprogramming in the Human Biocomputer, Center of the Cyclone) and did some isolation tank sessions. I spent a summer driving a cab in NYC. After 2 years at UC Riverside, I decided to go for a medical degree and transferred to UC Berkeley, pre-med.

In my first semester at Berkeley, though, I ran into the meditation group that Lilly refers to in Center of the Cyclone - Arica. Being completely out-gunned, out-performed, & literally out-smarted by the Asian invasion at UC, I follow my early 70's Bay Area brethren and Turn On, Tune In, Drop Out.

I drove cabs in Boston and San Francisco, but for most of the next five years, I practiced Tai Chi, taught meditation classes, and learned how to make laser holograms. The holography started to take hold; I got a small piece in a Franklin Institute exhibit of holographic art work. I decided to learn more about my tools, and enrolled in a laser technology course at San Jose CC, only to drop out after one semester there because I got a job building ion gas lasers at Coherent, Inc. in Palo Alto. After a year, I was the lead technician in the ion lab, in charge of training and over-seeing all 3 shifts of production. After almost three years, though, all I was doing was building lasers - no holography. I took a trip back east and wrote to one of the top art holographers in NY, asking if I could stop by to see his studio. We became friends and I ended up spending a long weekend out in the Hamptons at a major get-together of holographers sponsored by the Museum of Holography. I went back to California and gave notice to Coherent - leaving to move back east and work at the Museum, and then at the Center for Optics, Lasers and Holography at NYIT (this lab was located in Glen Cove, in the same building as NYIT's Computer Graphics Lab. Some of the folks who ran CGL went on to start Pixar studios).

I was involved with various holography projects over the next 5 years or so, all the while playing with most of the computers available at the time; from a Sinclair that had a little template pad for a keyboard and stored data on an audio cassette tape, to an Osborne portable running CP/M loaded from 5” floppies, through the Commodore computers – 64, 128, Amiga, early 8088 PCs, to a DEC VAX machine at NYIT, along with a Silicon Graphics machine running Paint – one of the original high-end computer graphics applications.

The holography projects I participated in included making a holographic souvenir card with Polaroid for the Metropolitan Museum of Art (see profile pic), consulting on the December 1988 National Geographic holographic cover (I was now an independent consultant, founding Light Harmonics Inc.), and overseeing construction of a commercial holographic lab at the Technical University of Denmark in Lyngby, outside of Copenhagen. In the Denmark lab, I supervised the production of the master for China’s first mass produced embossed hologram (Year of the Rabbit commemorative stamp 1987).

Soon after returning from the Denmark project, I was approached by an electronic component manufacturing company to help them in their computer department, which would require learning the programming for their database application (PICK). I agreed to do this and poof! 25 years later I'm still there, Senior Analyst for Global IT at Bel/Stewart/Cinch (40 locations on 3 continents).

Bragging rights
Self effacing?
Education
  • NY Institute of Technology
    General Coursework, 1983 - 1985
  • San Jose City College
    Laser Technology, 1977 - 1978
  • University of California, Berkeley
    Pre Med, 1973 - 1974
  • University of California, Riverside
    Undeclared, 1971 - 1973
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One of the best fish tacos on the east coast. Better than most on the west.
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
I'm sitting in a recently acquired factory in China. One of my IT guys comes in saying they need to get a Unified Communications Certificate for the autodiscover to work properly on their new email domain. I log in, process & submit the order. In less than 20 minutes the cert is in a zip attachment in my Inbox. 'nuff said.
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
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Can't believe Zagat's gave this such a high rating. The food is acceptable at best, but not really worth the price & DEFINITELY not worth the wait. Service is SLOW with disinterested staff. Maybe if I was an attractive twenty something, service would be better, but the food and prices would still keep me out.
Food: GoodDecor: Very GoodService: Poor - Fair
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago