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Ken Stox
Works at Ministry of Silly Walks
Attended Clarkson Institute of Technology
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Upgrade your Windows machine NOW!!!

This is a HUGE security problem, that will be easily exploitable.
This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted document or visits an untrusted webpage that contains embedded OpenType fonts. This security update is rated Critical for all supported ...
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Pope Francis has forcefully staked out ideological ground opposite that of Speaker John A. Boehner and his Republican Party.
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Uffa! Netanyahu "good" Pope "bad" what a twisted perspective.
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Illinois allocates an incredible amount of money to incarcerate people from Chicago's poorest neighborhoods — sometimes millions for residents on individual city blocks. There are more effective ways to invest public dollars.
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There’s even less than people think there is.
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Donald Trump has become the new starring attraction for the restless, conservative-minded voters who think the political process is in need of disruption.
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Under the Galvin family, Motorola had soaring achievements. This was the company, remember, that invented the cellphone. Those days are over. What went wrong?
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Scary facts; Only 14 Police Officers have been convicted of murder in the history of the United States. One was Drew Peterson. 

Let that sink in for a moment.
Pages in category "American police officers convicted of murder". The following 14 pages are in this category, out of 14 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more). B. Charles Becker · Laurie Bembenek. C. Michael Harold Chapel · Frank James Coppola · Michael J. Corbitt ...
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The new megalopolis, Jing-Jin-Ji, is to cover ground the size of Kansas and have a population about six times larger than the New York metropolitan area.
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A very close call
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House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) took to Facebook on Tuesday to recast California’s worst drought in 1200 years as a “man-made water shortage” — not worsened by climate change, but by President Obama himself.
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Summer is one of the most dangerous times of the year on U.S. streets, as many of us spend more time behind the wheel, h…
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  • Clarkson Institute of Technology
    Physics/EE/CS, 79 - 81
  • Columbia High School
    1976 - 1979
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When the going gets tough, the weird turn pro!
Introduction
Amateur Astronomer, Amateur Radio Operator, Electronic and computer hacker. Scientist, enthusiast, evangelist of open source solutions.

I always object to a lack of objections.

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Bragging rights
Was a co-operator of the world's first BBS, CBBS. Administered the world's third website, www.fnal.gov. Put the world's first theatrical workshop on the web, Pope Joan. Pioneered the use of Open Source software at Bell Labs in the late 1980's. Pioneered the use of Linux at Fermilab. Contributed to the first closed source system bought into Open Source, Blender. Contributed to the early success Python. Contributed to the early development of FreeBSD, see FreeBSD Handbook. Managed computer systems that discovered the Top Quark.
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redditor, herder of cats, knight of the routing table
Employment
  • Ministry of Silly Walks
    Head Frobnosticator, 2015 - present
  • Vaporstream
    Senior Systems Engineer, 2014 - 2015
  • Groupon
    Production System Engineer, 2012 - 2014
  • Fermilab
    Senior Systems Administrator, 1994 - 2001
  • Ameritech
    Software Developer
  • Imaginary Landscape
    Founder
  • Bell Labs
    Member Technical Staff
  • A.C. Nielsen
    Systems Analyst
  • Autorad
    Software Developer
  • Enova Financial
    Lead System Adminstrator
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