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Martin Bligh
Worked at Virtu Financial
Attended University of Oxford
Lives in Tewksbury, NJ
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Super high res macro photography. Tiled focus stacks.

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Not all potatoes are the same. Their roles in the kitchen are different.
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Americans don't seem to believe in parsnips. Much more common in the UK. 

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Interesting thoughts on the uptake rate of renewable energy
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OIC! JUST TAKE AWAY THE MARGARINE!  /o\  (just kidding folks. :)

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Today's WTF moment brought to you by ...
Sony is facing further embarrassment over its latest data breach, after it emerged that its security precautions were somewhat lacking
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Best new tool - had to pry phone case off and various other things recently. Should have done this a long time ago rather than trying to use fingernails and old credit cards .... perfect trick for prying off snap-on plastic cases.
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Funny. I keep one of those in my pocket at all times.

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"If you see a suspicious package or activity on the platform or train, keep it to yourself. This is the subway. Everything is suspicious."
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I really wish phone manufacturers would stop making the backs of phones glossy. 

I love my new Sony Xperia Z3, but I think they sprayed the back of the damned thing with teflon then polished it for a year.
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Only white person in Chinese restaurant in Flushing. They brought me a knife and fork (and no, I didn't ask, or need!) :-)
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Time to move back to California???

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In 2008, I moved to Dallas to cover the oil industry for The Wall Street Journal. Like any reporter on a new beat, I spent months talking to as many experts as I could. They didn’t agree on much. W...
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Brilliant idea
If you're a cyclist, you know the anxiety that comes with running out of water in the middle of a bike ride -- the last thing you want is dehydration
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yeah, dump some gatorade powder in the bottle would work...it will get shaken vigorously anyway. :)
Work
Occupation
Technology, Finance, High Frequency Trading
Employment
  • Virtu Financial
    2013 - 2015
  • Two Sigma
    SVP, Head of Systems + Technology Research, 2010 - 2013
  • Google
    Manager, Core Kernel Team, 2005 - 2010
  • IBM
    Linux Technology Center, 1999 - 2005
  • Sequent Computer Systems
    Global Tech Support, 1996 - 1999
  • ICL
    1995 - 1996
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Currently
Tewksbury, NJ
Previously
Millburn, NJ - Manhattan, NY - Hemel Hempstead, England - Forest Grove, OR - Saratoga, CA
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  • University of Oxford
    Mathematics and Computation
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Hotel was good, nice rooms, comfortable, reasonably priced, staff was friendly and helpful. Breakfast was weak.
Public - 9 months ago
reviewed 9 months ago
The main Nomad restaurant is one of my favorite places in NYC, so was really looking forward to the bar. On the upside, the food and service were very good. On the downside, its really horribly overpriced for what it is, the waiting area downstairs is painfully loud, and the decor is pretty tragic. The dark wood panelling concept is fine, but both the flooring and walls are made of laminate and the whole place looks cheap, fake and tacky. Disappointing.
Public - 9 months ago
reviewed 9 months ago
Breakfast - food was mediocre, and overpriced. Potatoes were half cooked. There's also no list to get a table, so it's a free-for-all. which makes for an unpleasant experience
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
Unlike every other Home Depot I've ever been to, the employees in this store are pleasant, knowledgeable and proactively eager to help. I was stunned. Something must be deeply wrong with the universe?
Quality: ExcellentAppeal: ExcellentService: Excellent
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
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Fish was truly great - cooked perfectly, moist and flaky in a light batter. Let down by the fries, which were so-so, and hush puppies, which were inedible. Suggest you just throw those out, and eat the fish
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
These are the friendliest, most helpful people. Normally I'm just dropping off packages, but it makes a pleasant change nowadays to find cheerful competent help at a store. They also proactively told me when I could fit in a late drop-off and what box sizes and weights were the breakpoints for going into oversized packages.
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
Tried to charge me 50c for a glass of tap water. Ridiculous
Food: Poor - FairDecor: Poor - FairService: Poor - Fair
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago