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Kurt Dresner
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Attended Harvey Mudd College
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So this happened.
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You grew some extra fingers on your right hand? Congrats!
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How many of these do you run?
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Achievement unlocked: rode a Boosted board today.
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I specifically took it very easy.
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Happy birthday +Eric Dalquist​! #eric4prez
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I just discovered that my Amazon Visa comes with extended warranty protection. But it turns out you have to report it within 90 days of the thing breaking, so I guess I don't get a free Fitbit replacement :o(

Read the fine print!
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Ragnar did a piece on my amazing vanmates Cam and Mack.
Cam Judd's friend, Mack, is determined to let him experience everything a everyone else is doing. Even if that means pushing his wheelchair 200ish miles.
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3.8 miles, 8:12 pace. First leg done. 
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THIS IS SO COOL
Nintendo is bringing back the NES — only a little smaller. Today the company announced what it's calling the Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition. It looks just like a NES, only a...
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Huh. 2) is an interesting use for an FPGA. Now, if they could re-work the Zapper interface to transparently function with TFT/LCD displays over the Wii jack above and not require a scanned glass-phosphor display...?
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Why we keep missing Hillary Clinton’s greatest strength.
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New Pixies album incoming!
PIXIES
Um Chagga Lagga by PIXIES
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My friend +Evan Caulley's brother is doing a Kickstarter for a Christmas game based on White Elephant. Check it out!
White Reindeer is a reinvention of the classic "White Elephant" gift exchange, adding a bit more strategy and a lot more fun.
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Software Engineer
Employment
  • Google
    Software Engineer, 2009 - present
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Friends, Networking
Apps with Google+ Sign-in
  • Fiz:Brewery Management Game
  • Brain Dots
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Computer Scientist. Vegetarian. Homebrewer. Musician.
Introduction
I'm a Googler and a computer scientist whose dissertation was on coordinating autonomous vehicles at intersections. I've been a vegetarian since 2004 for basically all the reasons except flavor and religion. I play the guitar and am a music lover with a very eclectic collection. I also like to run, make my own beer, use American Sign Language, and play with my kids.
Bragging rights
Have 2 kids and survived 7.5 years of graduate school. You can trust me, I'm a doctor.
Education
  • Harvey Mudd College
    Joint CS/Math, 1998 - 2002
  • University of Texas at Austin
    Computer Science, 2002 - 2009
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Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, and the limits of Girl Squad Feminism
www.theverge.com

The Grand Taylor Swift / Nicki Minaj Twitter Debate (Three days! Numerous Tweets! Three and a half celebrities! Ed Sheeran doing something s

Making Narcotics • /r/Homebrewing
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My buddy and I were brewing the inaugural batch on his new brew stand yesterday, when an officer walked into the garage and started question

'Weird Al' Yankovic, 'First World Problems' [VIDEO PREMIERE]
popcrush.com

Watch the exclusive premiere of 'Weird Al' Yankovic's 'First World Problems' video on PopCrush.

Hangouts (thay thế Talk)
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Hangouts mang đến sự sinh động cho các cuộc hội thoại nhóm và cuộc hội thoại giữa từng người bằng hình ảnh, biểu tượng cảm xúc và các cuộc g

steel cage floor-malted death match brew day: SMASH MILD
thebeerengineblog.com

Such a melodramatic title with so many adjectives for a post about a 3% abv beer! Let's start over:Two Maris Otters, both alike in dignity,

Google Translate
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Break through language barriers with Google Translate.• Translate between more than 70 languages • Converse naturally and let Google transla

Tasting Beer: An Insider's Guide to the World's Greatest Drink
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For everyone who has known the pleasure of a pint, Randy Mosher explores and explains the tasting experience, guiding readers to a better un

Did You Know Kristen Bell Can Sing? Neither Did Her 'Frozen' Co-Stars
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After leaving the theater from Disney's latest animated movie musical, "Frozen," we did a little search to find out who did all that gloriou

bubbles in my beer, pt. 3
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"For several years now, beer hijacking has been an issue for small and independent commercial brewers. They’ve been working hard to differen

A Toast to My Kelty Redwing 2900 Backpack - Wandering Earl
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Back in late November of 1999 I purchased a backpack without giving it much thought. I was about to leave for Southeast Asia and I needed a

Chromecast: For Bigger Meltdowns
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Introducing Chromecast. The easiest way to enjoy online video and music on your TV—for when you want to make Buster's big meltdowns even big

Your meat addiction is destroying the planet
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"Jesus," Molly said, her own plate empty, "gimme that. You know what this costs?" She took his plate. "They gotta raise a whole animal for y

Duolingo | Learn Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Italian and Englis...
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Learn languages completely free, without ads or hidden charges. It's fun, easy, and scientifically proven.

Weekly Playlist Challenge
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Participate in weekly All Access playlist challenges!

Beverage Elements
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Welcome. Beverage Elements is your source for home brew beer and soda keg equipment including CO2 Tanks, Regulators, Beer Mix Cylinders, Keg

Vegan Peppered Turkey
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Seriously, this is probably one of my favorite vegan creations. When you make a batch please let me know. I have a feeling you may stop buyi

End Piracy, Not Liberty – Google
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Millions of Americans oppose SOPA and PIPA because these bills would censor the Internet and slow economic growth in the U.S.. Two bills bef

Tasks
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Tasks brings the full Google Tasks experience to Android. * Sync with Google Tasks at the core * Sync with Google Tasks is not just another

Room was clean and check-in as easy but there was no toilet paper in the room.
Public - 2 weeks ago
reviewed 2 weeks ago
Attended a wedding reception in the Spanish Ballroom which was quite satisfactory for the purpose.
Public - 3 weeks ago
reviewed 3 weeks ago
Booked a couple days in advance for $72. Had a single king bed. Comfortable but definitely no frills. Just needed a place to sleep and a ride to the airport in the morning and it worked great for that.
Public - a month ago
reviewed a month ago
Food was tasty and arrived promptly. Portions were generous and the service was friendly. A bit pricey for the region, but we were fine with a splurge to mix things up.
Public - 4 months ago
reviewed 4 months ago
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Booked on Hotwire, room was comfortable and clean and the ride to the airport was prompt. Good value!
Public - a month ago
reviewed a month ago
Order somehow got lost in their system, so I had 2 hungry children waiting for a long time. Eventually got my hotel desk to call them and straighten things out. Also had a bunch of stuff show up in my confirmation email that I didn't order, though it didn't seem to affect the price. Some sort of strange bug in their ordering system. It's been almost two hours and I still don't have any pizza.
Public - 4 months ago
reviewed 4 months ago
The banana leaf-wrapped, mushroom, onion, and turmeric-stuffed tofu was amazeballs, the fried tofu with passion fruit sauce was great (it smelled undeniably like a fruit roll-up), and to boot, the Bia hơi ("fresh beer" - it's a low ABV lager with a very short maturation process) was 3000 VND (about $0.13) per glass. Highly recommended.
Public - 4 months ago
reviewed 4 months ago