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Mark Essel
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Attended State University of New York at Stony Brook
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Check what's going on in Vigilante (we're live & open) in the app store: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/vigilante-crime-awareness/id1039889567

Happy to share an app I've been working on (architected & built the backend with some wonderful help +William Hutson  +Mark Armendariz ).
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It looked like the video was sped up a little. Look at the Flowers...
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Hugo goes above and beyond as the party chronicler for our D&D game https://soundcloud.com/victusfate/session-1
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New research suggests a 90-minute nature walk can lead to less rumination -- a risk factor for depression.
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Anyone have a connection on the Firebase dev team?
The 1 hour limitation on generated fb tokens (Firebase 3x sdk/and manually created tokens) is broken for mobile applications. https://firebase.google.com/docs/auth/server#use_the_firebase_server_sdk

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http://stackoverflow.com/questions/37564599/can-i-add-an-expiry-date-to-a-customtoken-with-firebase-v3/37731890#37731890
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THE PATHFINDER ORACLE CLASS IN 5E DUNGEONS & DRAGONS I had planned to have my 5th Edition Dungeons & Dragons conversion of the Oracle class up last week, but this project proved to be a lot...
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Oh hey, I create lots of videos (goofy home/weekend) at http:/vimeo.com/victusfate Feel free to check them out (share some to here and twitter if I remember)
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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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Backend Developer nodejs apps, native c++ mods, video processing, libcairo, graphicsmagick, opencv
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  • Vimeo, LLC
    Principal Engineer, 2013 - 2014
  • Fast Society
    Chief of Research and Development, 2011 - 2013
    acquired by Vimeo in March 2014
  • sp0n
    some kinda backend dude, 2014 - present
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Letters of Note: 1984 v. Brave New World
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Fascinating letters. Interesting correspondence.

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Home of Mega Millions and Powerball multi-state lottery games, with the latest lottery results (winning numbers), jackpot anaylsis, daily lo

The Netflix Tech Blog: High Quality Video Encoding at Scale
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At Netflix we receive high quality sources for our movies and TV shows and encode them to the best video streams possible for a given member

The Netflix Tech Blog: Debugging Node.js in Production
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By Kim Trott, Yunong Xiao We recently hosted our latest JavaScript Talks event on our new campus at Netflix headquarters in Los Gatos, Calif

Seth's Blog: The technology ratchet
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Any useful technology that's successfully adopted by a culture won't be abandoned. Ever. (Except by top-down force). The technology might be

Point Buy Calculator for D&D Next (5e)
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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 1

The Netflix Tech Blog: Node.js in Flames
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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 prese

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The thought of starting your own company can seem daunting, but this entrepreneur will inspire any spiritless, over-worked engineer that it’

D&D 5th edition - Addicts' thoughts and opinions: Miniatures tac...
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A comment on an earlier post (hi Keith!) got me thinking about tactics and teamwork and the difference in how 4E and 5E encourage that stuff

Fast Functional Goats, Lions and Wolves
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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

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Help Vimeo reach the Promised Land in the Webbys People's Voice. Vote with me.

The Right Way To Ask Users For iOS Permissions | TechCrunch
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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 necessaril

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The Netflix Tech Blog: Distributed Neural Networks with GPUs in the AWS ...
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by Alex Chen, Justin Basilico, and Xavier Amatriain As we have described previously on this blog, at Netflix we are constantly innovating by

Either you are in Engineering, or you are in Sales.
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At BlueArc, our longtime CEO and executive chairman Gianluca Rattazzi had a saying which he often weaved into his presentations at our compa

IBM making more powerful Watson supercomputer available for public use
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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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Team Cameo celebrating launch and all the amazing content created so far by you!

A Day In The Life Of Coop
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a day in the life of Cooper.

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MitchellHart directed Surfing The Red Carpet with Cameo. Cameo is a simple application and cloud based platform for shooting, styling and sh