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Mark Crady
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On the wikipedia page for annual medical exams:

"Evidence does not support its use by the general population."

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/General_medical_examination
The general medical examination is a common form of preventive medicine involving visits to a general practitioner by well feeling adults on a regular basis. This is generally yearly or less frequently. It is known under several other names, such as the periodic health evaluation, ...
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I agree it's hard to believe.  One wrinkle is that a beer is 1.4 drinks apparently.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Standard_drink
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fivethirtyeight launched today: http://fivethirtyeight.com/
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I should have added some details.  Nate Silver is the guy who's been doing the super accurate election forecasting.  

He licensed the name of his blog to the new york times in 2010 and wrote for them for a few years.

ESPN ended up buying the fivethirtyeight brand and committed a lot of resources into it to expand it into areas like economics and science.

The ESPN-owned site just launched last week.
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Some really interesting search analysis articles written by a google data scientist:

http://sethsd.com/
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It turns out that many of the old forest fire lookouts can be rented for overnight stays.  They look pretty bare bones but the views are amazing.

Here's one near lake shasta:  http://www.recreation.gov/camping/Hirz_Mountain_Lookout/r/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO&parkId=75234

And a list of available lookouts in Calfornia: https://www.google.com/search?q=lookout+site:www.recreation.gov+CA&hl=en
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So cool -- thanks for reminding me about these! I remember hearing about them on NPR years ago, but had forgotten to book a trip. This is definitely on my list of things to do this summer.
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From http://www.nsa.gov/terms_of_use.shtml#privacy

"NSA is committed to protecting your privacy and will collect no personal information about you unless you choose to provide that information to us."
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Of course, storing encrypted files on a file server counts as providing that information to the NSA.
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A useful summary of opinions on propositions in California:

http://ballotpedia.org/Endorsements_of_California_ballot_measures,_2014
Ballotpedia is a nonprofit, nonpartisan collaborative encyclopedia designed to connect people to politics and elections at the local, state and federal level.
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Not surprising for the news media, 42 is a slam dunk
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Anyone with $1.8M to spare who likes to live in squalor on a busy street?  Crazy times.

https://www.redfin.com/CA/Palo-Alto/258-Middlefield-Rd-94301/home/1147482
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Crazy! The sad part is, it'll probably sell for 2M..
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Share that with me, +Mark Crady? :)
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Check out a new ios game called Threes!
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/threes!/id779157948

Not yet available for android.  Somewhat odd given how simple it is.
Get Threes! on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.
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Tried it. I think I enjoy flappy bird more :)
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  • University of California, Berkeley
    EECS, 1991 - 1995
  • Stanford
    MSEE, 1997 - 1999
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  • Rentmix
    Founder and Developer, 2010 - present
  • Udacity
    VP Engineering, 2012 - 2013
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    Engineering Manager, 2004 - 2009
  • Zipdash
    Software Engineer, 2002 - 2004
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    Software Engineer, 1998 - 2002
  • Intel Corporation
    Design Engineer, 1995 - 1997
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