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Kevin Leyton-Brown
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A new scientific breakthrough in cosmology: "Max Tegmark, a cosmologist at M.I.T., wrote in an email, “I think that if this stays true, it will go down as one of the greatest discoveries in the history of science.” He added, “It’s a sensational breakthrough involving not only our cosmic origins, but also the nature of space.”"
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Me meeting the Governor General of Canada! (Hard to explain to non-Canadians--he's kind of like the Queen, but not quite. Google it.)
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God save the Governor General. 
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Interesting: a savings program that plays on people's "irrational" (or risk-seeking) love for lotteries.
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Sadly, all too true...
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This ad is awesome--an ad for "tool building" toys for girls who are tired of pretending to be princesses! Particularly fun if you know the Beastie Boys song "Girls"... See also http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/11/20/a-viral-video-encourages-girls-to-become-engineers
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Ah, the nationalism of small countries... :-)
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Awesome news: I've just received a 2014 NSERC E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowship. Recipients span Canadian science and engineering; I am the 11th computer scientist to win since it was established in 1965. The award comes with significant research funding and will allow me to focus intensively on research by providing two years of teaching and administrative relief.
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En el caso de México, esto también es una realidad (obviamente). Ojalá pusiésemos hacer algo desde el kinder. 
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The first programmable printer? It's 240 years old, uses a quill pen, and looks like a doll.
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Lessons Learned in MOOC Land: I was on a panel with the instructors of the other three courses in UBC's MOOC pilot program. Here's our discussion of what we learned. The video has a moderated format that highlights interesting elements from each class.
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Associate Professor of Computer Science
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  • University of British Columbia
    Associate Professor, 2009 - present
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    Scientific Advisor, 2007 - 2011
  • University of British Columbia
    Assistant Professor, 2004 - 2009
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vancouver - richmond hill - hamilton, ontario - jerusalem, israel - palo alto, california - san francisco, california - kampala, uganda
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  • Stanford University
    Computer Science, 1998 - 2003
  • McMaster University
    Computer Science, 1994 - 1998
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