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Kimberly Johnson
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Great information and visualization (with a few questionable y-axes) and an impressive experience on mobile. 
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Thanks! Definitely agreed that non-zero y axis bugs me (usually). And it can be manipulated to different psychological effects (unless you have error bars) :).
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Don't panic! Great, accessible, "What do I actually need to know here" Heartbleed analysis from +Joseph Bonneau.

Heartbleed is an embarrassing mess and it highlights some ugly facts about security infrastructure like slow patching cycles and the inability to rotate TLS keys gracefully. But it doesn’t tell us much new about passwords or suggest every password must be updated. Here’s another way to think about it: Heartbleed could have been used to steal large quantities of credit card numbers, just like passwords. But nobody is claiming that people should cancel all of their credit cards or that we need a new payment system.
If Heartbleed is a teachable moment which encourages people to change passwords or use a password manager, that’s a good thing. But passwords aren’t the main story here and even with no action Heartbleed shouldn’t have much impact on password security for the vast majority of people.
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+Keith Grant I would advise you that don't panic and be calm, just trust  #SSL  certificate security of your banking! To be cleat that it was just programming which has been executed while developing OpenSSL library. It you still worry about your details, then check here! entire research and solution on this #Heartbleed  bug. http://goo.gl/m7U4qH
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Wow! Just listened to this all the way through with score in hand, and so excited to be singing it in May for a friend's senior conducting recital (details to come). You don't have to listen to the full 14 minutes, but listen briefly--what a neat piece! I am choral geeking out here.
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I love Reich's work but hadn't come across this - lovely.
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+iFixit's homepage is the snarkiest thing I've seen today. So great.
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This snark is "EPEAT Diamond" certified.
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This is why AltSchool engineers get to be special guests in the classroom. 
 
Today I learned (and taught) how to make custom blocks and custom textures.
My student drew pretty patterns on her block that looks amazing when they're connected; mine is an AltSchool logo :)

Next time we're going to figure out how to put multiple textures on one block, and she really wants to learn how to make animals.

Here's the living notes: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1TJ7sMffB_HrqBo4qqf5_hcFsw8tCiD4SQjWqaAEylnY/edit
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I use Minecraft to reach kids programming (Python) on the tiny Raspberry Pi computer. It's a brilliant tool.
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Almost as good as
"Why don't jokes work in octal?"
"Because seven ten eleven."
 
Because six Eight seven.  Stick to day job, Jedi master should.
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This joke always makes me think of The Prisoner: "Who is Number One?" "You are Number Six."
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Reading this kept me up for half an hour past bedtime last night. Lots of historical context with huge impact on the present-day that I didn't know before.
Today, the tech industry is apparently on track to destroy one of the world's most valuable cultural treasures, San Francisco, by pushing out the diverse..
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What a neat graphic!
 
Weird... and I'm part of the problem!
Are you a boy whose name ends in "n"? Congratulations, you are contributing to one of the weirdest naming trends in American history.
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Oh my gosh. Selfies with Glass. Why have I not seen this before?
 
What an amazing day! Thanks to everyone at Google for making this an amazing April fools! Hope you guys had fun!
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Don't hassle the Hoff
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No surprise that +Tasha Bergson-Michelson was named one of Library Journal's 2014 Movers & Shakers for her work on the search MOOCs with +Google Online Learning, representing Google in the library community,and being extremely awesome all the time (I, for one, am super jealous of all the Castilleja students who get to learn from her every day). Congrats, Tasha!
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Congratulations +Tasha Bergson-Michelson and thanks for sharing +Kimberly Johnson 
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UX Lead at AltSchool
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  • AltSchool
    UX Lead, 2013 - present
  • Google
    User Experience Researcher, 2010 - 2013
  • Aardvark
    Social Search Quality Associate, 2009 - 2010
  • Togetherville
    User Experience Designer, 2009 - 2009
  • Foundations for Education (ThinkMath)
    Senior Team Lead/Teacher, 2006 - 2009
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    Symbolic Systems, 2005 - 2009
  • Sycamore High School
    Cincinnati, OH, 2001 - 2005
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James is great. I stored stuff in a couple of units (downgraded once because I needed less space) and everything has been so easy. I was looking for storage about a year ago and totally overwhelmed by options, and James was so friendly and knowledgeable and made my moving in so easy! Space is clean and perfectly fine; I don't have much to compare it to but felt completely secure leaving my stuff here for the better part of a year. I now have a larger apartment and no longer need storage, but I highly recommend this place to all!
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Public - 2 weeks ago
reviewed 2 weeks ago
I love this place. Delicious, quick, and healthy enough that I don't feel gross afterwards. Selfishly, I encourage you to go because because I really want it to stay in business! If you're feeling overwhelmed by choice, go with rice, pork, all toppings, tamarind vinaigrette, and Asian street dust.
Public - 6 months ago
reviewed 6 months ago
Just had a Guinness Chocolate cupcake from this place. Both icing and cake were truly phenomenal!
Public - 11 months ago
reviewed 11 months ago
Great sit-down Mexican food. Can be a little dark inside the restaurant.
Food: ExcellentDecor: Very goodService: Excellent
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
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On a whim, I ordered the tsokolate eh & toasted ensaimada quezo de bola. A slightly cheesy pastry with a side of drinking chocolate. Really, really excellent. Ginger green tea was great, too!
Public - 8 months ago
reviewed 8 months ago
It's like a farmer's market every day! Super cheap fruit.
Quality: Very goodAppeal: ExcellentService: Excellent
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
Delicious burritos. Also had great catering from here. Don't get too excited about a fancy night out, though: this burrito shop is in the back of a convenience store! Good place to pick something up to take to the park. The base burrito is cheap, but the toppings (salsas, corn, cilantro, etc) are where they get you: lots of selection, but can run up your bill pretty quickly!
Food: ExcellentDecor: Poor to fairService: Good
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