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Kevin Makice
Works at Envisage Technologies
Attends Indiana University
Lives in Bloomington, IN
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"In the fantasy world, anything is possible, even gender equality. If we can’t even imagine it, we can’t create it."

http://reelgirl.com/2015/07/minions-most-sexist-kids-movie-of-the-year-rated-triple-s-for-gender-stereotyping/
Yesterday, when my three daughters and I went to see "Minions," two lingering questions I've had-- are they really all male and if so, how did they come into being-- were answered. So, yes, now I k...
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Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie voices concerns over the state's Religious Freedom Restoration Act and reaffirms IU's commitment to equality and tolerance.
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Code poetry, taken to a new literary level:

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What to do on a snow day with a friend: Blow stuff up real good.
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The seeds of a substantial change for the law enforcement profession.
 
FirstForward is going to be the platform for delivery of the proposed IADLEST National Certification Program for law enforcement continuing education.
The International Association of Directors of Law Enforcement Standards and Training (IADLEST) announced a partnership with Envisage Technologies to develop a National Certification Program for law...
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Pleased with how this cybersecurity article came out. Left a lot of good information on the cutting-room floor. Thanks to +Von Welch , David Wild and +Joel Bomgardner for the insights they contributed to this research, as well as HST for publishing it.
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"... And by the way, Han shot first."
 
Lucasfilm Responds to 7-Year-Old's Request to Let Jedi Marry 
What is a young Jedi to do when two of his greatest desires conflict? Simple: ask the man in charge to change the rules. Continue reading →
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On 3/1, Rev. Mary Ann Macklin of the UU church in Bloomington, Indiana shared a moving message about Resiliency. It is well worth your 30 minutes.

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http://yourstreamlive.com/events/121302
Unitarian Universalist Church of Bloomington. Visit our main website. Morning Worship Service. Sunday, March 01, 2015. Download Replay File (779.8 MB MP4). Tell a Friend. Sign up to Receive Future Event Notifications. Administrator Login. ©2009-2015 yourstreamlive.com. All rights reserved.
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Empathy is sadly lacking in too many people, religious and non-religious alike. It is a trait we are all served by expanding.
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Great news: The Federal Communications Commission just voted to keep the internet open and free. That's the power of millions making their voices heard. To everyone who spoke out, thank you. wh.gov/net-neutrality #NetNeutrality
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So looking forward to baseball games in Bloomington again!
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First pitch locally is on 3/10 for a nice long homestand. Pick some days, and we'll make it happen:

http://www.iuhoosiers.com/sports/m-basebl/sched/ind-m-basebl-sched.html
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Occupation
Impoverished Ph.D. Student
Employment
  • Envisage Technologies
    Community Experience Designer, 2013 - present
  • SociaLens
    2009 - present
  • Indiana University
    Impoverished Ph.D. candidate, present
  • Indiana University
    Systems Analyst Programmer, Kuali Student, 2011 - 2013
  • Hanapin Marketing
    2009 - 2009
  • Kosmix
    2007 - 2007
  • TicketsNow.com
    1999 - 2004
  • Indiana University
    1999 - 2000
  • Real World Creations
    1996 - 2000
  • Xavier University
    1994 - 1996
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Bloomington, IN
Previously
Woodstock, Illinois - Metairie, Louisiana - Hampshire, Illinois - Greencastle, Indiana - Chicago, Illinois - Clinton, Tennessee
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Impoverished Ph.D. candidate
Introduction
Father of three. Academic-induced poverty. New Wii user (circa Christmas 2008, thanks Santa). Twitter evangelist. Wrote a book. Informatics aficionado. GeekDad. Tired of typing.
Bragging rights
Provided first live web updates of high school football games in 1997 (Woodstock High School 5A championship run)
Education
  • Indiana University
    present
  • Woodstock High School
    1986
  • DePauw University
    1990
  • DePaul University
    1992
  • Indiana University
    2006
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Male
Birthday
May 15
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New Simpsons Fan Theory Is Intriguing, Really Depressing
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If you talk to dedicated Simpsons fans, many will agree that the show peaked in the the mid-'90s, when the plots grew increasingly outlandis

Here's What a Miyazaki Theme Park Might Look Like | The Creators Project
thecreatorsproject.vice.com

You'd ride the Cat Bus monorail from Howl's moving castle to the bathhouse from 'Spirited Away.'

JS Comparison Table
dorey.github.io

Equality in JavaScript. Fork me on GitHub.

Male Allies
www.maleallies.com

the tech industry needs you

Parable of the Polygons
ncase.me

A playable post on how harmless choices can make a harmful world.

OpenFace
www.programmableweb.com

OpenFace API is a web service providing facial detection technologies. The API accepts an image and returns a JSON file containing coordinat

'The Princess Bride' Just Got A Hilarious Feminist Makeover
www.huffingtonpost.com

The only way the film "The Princess Bride" could be better is if it included some of these feminist lines. On Nov. 12, Canadian writer Anne

NFL Opens Counseling Center To Help Bears Fans Cope With Devastating Blo...
www.theonion.com

CHICAGO—In an effort to provide much-needed psychotherapy services and professional support to local Chicago communities, the NFL officially

'Spawn Of Gerrymander' Illustrates the Grotesque Shapes of US Congressio...
thecreatorsproject.vice.com

As election day approaches, see illustrated visions of the truly strange shapes congressional districts have taken on through gerrymandering

Artist Removes One Letter from Famous Movie Titles and Illustrates the R...
twistedsifter.com

Writer and illustrator Austin Light recently shared a funny series of sketches from his notebook that reimagines movie titles with one lette

Google's Quest to Write the Rulebook for Interactive Design | WIRED
www.wired.com

To hear Google's designers explain it, material design is more than a redesign. It's an effort to establish best practices for the fledgling

Open Enigma
openenigma.com

Check out this GoDaddy hosted webpage! http://openenigma.com.

OYO Sports | NFL Generation 2 OYO minifigures | Chicago Bears: Charles T...
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FREE shipping on orders over $50!*. *OYO Sports Free Shipping offer is valid on orders shipped to the United States only. Qualifying purchas

Readers' Choice Nominee #3: Trekkable | Fast Company | Business + Innova...
www.fastcompany.com

Trekkable provides city-specific travel and mobility information for wheelchair users.

Meet My Family - hitchBOT
www.hitchbot.me

I was first conceived by David Smith (McMaster University) and Frauke Zeller (Ryerson University), two professors who dreamed of a robot who

Guy Walks Into a Bar - The New Yorker
www.newyorker.com

So a guy walks into a bar one day and he can’t believe his eyes. There, in the corner, there’s this one-foot-tall man, in a little tuxedo, p

Humans Already Use Way, Way More Than 10 Percent of Their Brains
www.theatlantic.com

It’s a complex, constantly multi-tasking network of tissue—but the myth persists.

Singer-songwriter Schneider takes responsibility for himself
herald-review.com

BLOOMINGTON — Bob Schneider is a guy who’s been in a whole lot of bands in the last two decades, but for a singer-songwriter with a particul