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Kurt Dresner
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That's a little too personal, Google.
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I thought that was just some random question for me today! 
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I made a thing. I will now summon all the confidence I can and send it out into the world.
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He's wearing the shirt! One of us! One of us!
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As soon as I saw this in a production car I said "In a few years this will be standard equipment in all cars sold in the US." I really hope that proves to be the case.
A new study about the potential benefits of automatic braking asserts that the technology could have prevented a whopping 700,000 rear-end crashes in 2013. The study, conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and Highway Loss Data Institute using U.S. police-reported crash data, is adding fuel to the fight being waged by countless …
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I got Eyesight in my 2013 Outback. I can't go back.
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I have a 30 day Headspace voucher. Anyone want it?
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Really? Really?
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Never realized it was the gluten that caused all the gastric distress after my favorite clayserole. 
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+Jeffrey Early and I were just talking during a run this morning about how we haven't found gravitational waves despite them being posited a century ago by Einstein. 30 minutes after the run, he texted me this article. Amazing. Blows my mind that Einstein never saw any of this stuff, he never saw gravitational lensing, he never saw gravitational waves, and yet here we are. Science is awesome.
First direct confirmation of a century-old prediction of general relativity.
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so did you guys run out of other things to say while in your run?
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My little girl at a salon birthday party two years ago. At the time I didn't even know that was a thing. I think I was the only dad there. 
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Some of you may be familiar with Heady Topper, the hazy double-IPA from The Alchemist, a brewery in Vermont. Sought afte…
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Destin is such a great guy. We need more people like him in the world. 
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Someone was tasteful enough to drink a DFH 90-minute, but apparently not cool enough to dispose of the bottle responsibly. 
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Maybe it was a teenage garage pilfer.
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    Software Engineer, 2009 - present
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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.
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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
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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]
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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
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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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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

Probably my favorite place to stay in Mountain View when traveling for work. Easy to get to Google, and easy to get to Downtown Mountain View by walking.
Public - 4 weeks ago
reviewed 4 weeks ago
Every beer here is a winner. The Trail Gnome IPA is especially distinctive, and their lagers are also a cut above.
Public - a month ago
reviewed a month ago
Delicious dishes bursting with vegetables! Yum!
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
Some excellent vegetarian options including a butternut squash enchilada, and some excellent tamales. Flan was also quite good.
Food: ExcellentDecor: ExcellentService: Very Good
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
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Rooms were clean, location was super convenient to Fairview. Free breakfast was middling, but the price was right.
Public - 2 months ago
reviewed 2 months ago
Food: ExcellentDecor: GoodService: Very Good
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
An amazing buffet of VEGAN Thai food! Kids under 4 are free and they even brought us some sliced mango for the little ones, which was some of the best mango I've ever had.
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago