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Mark Essel
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Attended State University of New York at Stony Brook
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Survey request for molecular biologists https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WES03  much appreciate sharing it around (wife Michelle's gathering doctorate data)
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Board gamers: long time friend Dan Raspler has designed a wild space adventure. Give it a look (kickstarter) https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/strongholdgames/space-cadets-away-missions
Stronghold Games is raising funds for Space Cadets: Away Missions on Kickstarter! A cooperative game, the 3rd title in the Space Cadets line. Explore UFOs, acquire alien technology and fight hordes of hostile aliens!
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We've been busy building our next-generation Netflix.com web application using Node.js. You can learn more about our approach from the presentation we delivered at NodeConf.eu a few months ago. Today, I want to share some recent learnings from performance tuning this new application stack.
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woah.  I love when a company not only admits they did something wrong, but carefully explains what went wrong and how they figured it out.  I can't wait to read this more carefully when I get home.
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Set in a medieval fantasy world, D&D allows you to experience stories and adventures full of endless possibilities and amazing surprises. The Basic Rules for Dungeons & Dragons is a PDF that covers the core of the tabletop game. As Mike Mearls explained in Legends & Lore, the Basic Rules for ...
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I like the starter set so far
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That's right: Officers threw a flashbang grenade in my son's crib -- and left a hole in his chest. It gets worse
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In a recent post, Andreas declared his love for the programming language FORTRAN. He concluded his post with the question “Can a functional language do this as well?”, where he was referring to the efficiency of his FORTRAN s...
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thought this was a good read on ui/app flow
Cluster is the first native mobile app I’ve designed, and the experience has taught me a lot about things to consider that aren’t necessarily a concern on..
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It's been a long road since the project was announced, but the first Ubuntu-based smartphone will go on sale for just under €170 (around $195) in a flash sale across Europe. Ubuntu ...
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Figure out the point buy value of your character for the Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition role playing game with this calculator. STR 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 0  Points0DEX 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 0CON 8 9 10 11 12...
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A standup guy who's an app wiz and shrewd business gent +Christopher White 
The thought of starting your own company can seem daunting, but this entrepreneur will inspire any spiritless, over-worked engineer that it’s possible to go out on your own and build a business from the ground up. A former engineer at places like betaworks and Medialets, Christopher White...
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Thanks Mark!!
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Backend Developer nodejs apps, native c++ mods, video processing, libcairo, graphicsmagick, opencv
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  • Vimeo, LLC
    Principal Engineer, 2014 - present
  • Fast Society
    Chief of Research and Development, 2012 - 2014
    acquired by Vimeo in March 2014
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founder, web hacker, alg geek, pro sim-gineer, video & gpu dude
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I’m Mark Essel, recovering systems engineer that’s taken on multiple roles: cofounder, web dev, startup R&D, backend video engineer, and graphics dev, and finally principal engineer


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    1991
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Point Buy Calculator for D&D Next (5e)
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IBM's Watson supercomputer is taking a big step towards public use. Today, the company announced plans to open Watson up to developers in 20

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a day in the life of Cooper.

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