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Jud Valeski
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Navigation & Route Hacking
While the AI/Machine-Learning battle is likely over in the long run , I'm surprised municipalities haven't figured out real-world hacks to game all the mapping/routing apps away from the frustrated neighborhoods getting clogged with traffic. Waze/Google Map...
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My Brush With Technology In The Classrom At Scale
The 2017/2018 Boulder Valley School District (BVSD) school year has come to a close, and with it the DTAC group is wrapping up for the year. I will not be pursing a role on the committee this next cycle (thought I encourage you to do so to get a sense of wh...
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The Connectivity Fallacy & $(window).load(function())
While the Network as a whole is borderline miraculous, the reality of its connection quality is far from it. Connectivity sucks, even in private-industry led first-world connection environments. Fiber backhauls are generally pretty good, but "last-mile" ser...
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Day In Pictures: Greenland Trip
Greenland adventure with incredible photographers and fellow adventurers. I finally learned to play with Tonal Curves in Lightroom for color correction, and was able to untangle my thoughts around the relationship between focus depth-of-field and focal leng...
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Amazon Alexa And Rewiring My Brain
I took Amazon's Whole Foods bait the other day and bought an Echo and a Dot while buying groceries (yup... weird). Here are my first impressions after about a week's worth of use. I set Alexa up in a new space that doesn't have much ambient noise; no kiddos...
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The Three Mobile Notification Tiers
Mobile device notifications have probably become the primary UI I use to engage with my mobile device. I'm constantly amazed at how poorly mobile app developers implement them. Here's an awesome post by Stan Otrovskiy (iOS engineer at AMEX) that gets into h...
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That Was So Stressful!
I just successfully used http://www.themostdangerouswritingapp.com/ . I got it on the second try. Here's my text. I would love to see the world's editor windows support this feature by default. I wonder what everything would look and feel like if we all wro...
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CARMERA
I can finally talk about this product and company! CARMERA is building a marketplace for real-time, in-depth (3D), street-level environment information. Autonomous vehicles and smart city efforts have insatiable appetites for this kind of data, and collecti...
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Women, Confidence & Trying to Father A Daughter
carrying on with the vulnerability theme, I'm going to talk about some of the challenges that I perceive to exist around being a woman, and get into some of my parenting inadequacies. I am not a woman, and I am no doubt coloring outside my lines here, but, ...
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Boulder Valley School District (BVSD) & Vulnerability
I'm reading Brené Brown's "Daring Greatly" book, so... in a vulnerable/sharing mood. when I think about the experience our children (Logan, 14... Annie, 11) are having in middle-school I am so profoundly grateful. I'm not oblivious to the reality that there...
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