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Kevin Koperski
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An revived post from my old at-home-parent blog. The point: when your kids are young, take the time to savor as much as you can, because it's difficult to keep those memories.

http://www.kevinkoperski.com/2015/07/01/eternal-sunshine-of-a-sentimental-mind/

#parenting   #stayathomedad  
Do you ever imagine how, years from now, thinking back, you’ll envision the very moment in which you’re currently living? This minute. Right now. How will it appear to a reminiscing you? What images will you remember? What words? Do you think, somewhere down the line, you’ll pop into a bookstore and see one of …
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I bet this book is a fascinating read, especially for those of us who remember that first time we opened Napster (and waited an hour to download a single song on our 56k modems!). 
MP3. It's the format that revolutionized the way music's been consumed since the late '90s. When Karlheinz Brandenburg, a German acoustics engineer, disc
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An awesome #Kickstarter  to plant trees across the world and light up Paris. Check it out. 5 Days left.
Naziha Mestaoui is raising funds for 1 HEART 1 TREE - Act with art on Kickstarter! Plant virtual forests on the EIFFEL TOWER and reforest the planet! Des forêts virtuelles sur la TOUR EIFFEL pour reforester la planète!
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Let's do this together. Give $1 and I will match it for 'The vanishing balance of our forests'. https://onetoday.google.com/m/vscnwxbg

#plantatree #environment
Did you know? More than one billion animals and birds were lost in the 2013 and 2014 forest fires plus six million acres of our national forests.
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This is nifty. Everyone needs to back it, because I like the idea of having my trees planted on each continent.

#kickstarter #environment #art
Naziha Mestaoui is raising funds for 1 HEART 1 TREE - Act with art on Kickstarter! Plant virtual forests on the EIFFEL TOWER and reforest the planet! Des forêts virtuelles sur la TOUR EIFFEL pour reforester la planète!
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#Blackhawks win! One more to go. Let's do it, Chicago!
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"If you're currently sat behind a desk, be it school or office, consider standing up, walking out, donning a trench coat and heading to a museum, in honour of the fact that Ferris Bueller's Day Off took place 30 years ago this very day."
If you're currently sat behind a desk, be it school or office, consider standing up, walking out, donning a trench coat and heading to a museum, in honour of the fact that Ferris Bueller's Day Off took place 30 years ago this very day.
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Roughly 36 million adults in the United States read English at or below a third-grade level. For a predominantly English-speaking country, that's a massi
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My first go at an app review. Definitely need practice, but it's fun.

http://www.kevinkoperski.com/2015/06/25/hello-facebooks-updated-android-dialer/

#facebook   #hello   #review  
Facebook Hello is a replacement for your phone’s dialer, call log, and incoming call notifier. It's pretty and sleek and works great but has a few issues.
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I like this idea.

Check out 'BRUTE DESIGN THINKING FOR KIDS' from BRUTE LABS. – One Today by Google https://onetoday.google.com/p/h02jmn_T
Did you know? The public school system has a severe challenge with students’ lack of motivation and an escalating student drop out rate.
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I always try to read at least one fiction novel and one non-fiction book simultaneously. Neal Stephenson's "Seveneves" is my current fiction selection, and "The Third Reich at War" is this month's non-fiction selection.

This is the third book in a series detailing the Nazi Party's rise to power and march to war. Each book is long and thorough, populated with eyewitness testimony and diary entries. The result is a tremendously educational read that, even after everything we've heard over the years, is still shocking and unimaginable.

http://www.kevinkoperski.com/2015/06/17/the-third-reich-at-war-by-richard-j-evans/

#books   #nowreading  
I'm reading Richard J Evans' The Third Reich at War, the final volume in an epic saga detailing every aspect of the Nazi Party from early 1930s until 1945.
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Awesome new KickStarter. These guys created a beautiful Edgar Allan Poe book last year, and now they're back with another. Quality stuff.

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David G. Forés and Play Attitude is raising funds for The ABC of E.A. Poe - A limited edition illustrated tribute on Kickstarter! David G. Forés interpretation of Edgar Allan Poe character's in a deluxe & limited high quality art book. Only for Poe lovers.
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I like to create stuff. Co-founder of Dander (which you'll learn about soon enough), co-creator of RentSocial (a social apartment renting site since shut down by the company that acquired it), co-creator of RentSentinel, a multifamily apartment marketing business application (since shut down by that same acquirer), and the author of the mystery novel Amontillado.
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I excel at some stuff, am okay at other stuff, and downright suck a few stuffs.
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  • Dander
    Co-Founder, 2015 - present
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    Novelist, present
  • Realpage
    Sr. Director - Product Design & Innovation, 2014 - 2015
  • Pong Works
    Chief Product Officer, 2013 - 2014
  • Yield Technologies / RentSentinel / RentSocial
    Vice President of Product Innovation and Design, 2007 - 2013
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