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Martin Patrick
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Attended Kent State University
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LOL “This is a Silicon Valley delusion that the government wants to outlaw encryption,” Stewart A. Baker, a former National Security Agency general counsel, said in an interview. “I grant that there is a radicalized subculture of engineers that is very prone to that delusion, but it is a delusion.”
We're beginning to see the long-term impact of Apple vs. FBI
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Every year near the time of the championship series/game/honor-restoration match event, we go through a ritual in which we collectively… Continue reading on Medium » Originally published on Medium at http://ift.tt/1RJdmdM via IFTTT
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I hope this turns out to be real, and even more important, does what it claims it can do.
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The commission found that a number of employees at each of the three AT&T data centers had improperly accessed customer information and then sold that information to third parties.
The Federal Communications Commission is handing AT&T a $25 million fine, the largest-ever amount for a privacy-related issue, for a series of data breaches that gave out personal information for...
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These are the sushi of the starship Enterprise. Star Trek U.S.S. Enterprise Sushi Set: http://j.mp/1EXvjBV #StarTrek
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Docs, constituteproject.org, and the National Constitution Center bring people and constitutions together to rethink & rediscover ideas http://goo.gl/gsf42z 
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Replaces the text 'Millennial' with 'Snake People'.
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If you’re like me and work in the higher education or scientific communities, you probably woke up to your Twitter feed abuzz with… Continue reading on Medium » Originally published on Medium at http://ift.tt/1Fv6A3D via IFTTT
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Airline drinks never tasted so good:
Flights, whether they’re across the country or across the planet, can be stressful—you couldn’t be blamed for wanting a tasty drink to relax and unwind. The folks at VinePair put together this list of cocktails you can make easily using ingredients and bottle sizes you can find on any flight, as long as it serves alcohol.
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"The deeper problem with the nothing-to-hide argument is that it myopically views privacy as a form of secrecy. In contrast, understanding privacy as a plurality of related issues demonstrates that the disclosure of bad things is just one among many difficulties caused by government security measures."
What's the problem with ubiquitous surveillance? Don't think Orwell; think Kafka.
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Pretty sunset from the car on my way home last night.
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I write. I work in a library. I make and drink beer. It's a good life.
Employment
  • St. Olaf College
    Electronic resources and media cataloger, 2015 - present
    I'm responsible for creating and maintaining all the metadata in the Bridge catalog related to electronic resources and media (DVDs, Blu-ray, video games, etc.).
  • Miami University
    Academic Resident Librarian, 2014 - 2015
    My work focused on electronic resource management, programming automated tasks to assist in the cataloging processes, and assisting the Dean and University Librarian with fundraising and communications efforts.
  • Miami University Libraries
    Senior Library Technician, 2012 - 2014
  • Lane Public Library
    Library Assistant, Reference Services, 2012 - 2012
  • Lane Public Library
    Library Assistant, Circulation Services, 2011 - 2012
  • Camp Mowana
    2003 - 2009
  • Luther Seminary
    Mailroom Manager, 2008 - 2010
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Librarian
Introduction
Sci-Fi Geek, Ancient Near East Enthusiast, cat whisperer, full-time Librarian, part-time Novelist, passionate home brewer.  Into open access, scholarly communication, information behavior, and chocolate chip cookies.
Education
  • Kent State University
    Library Science, 2012 - 2014
    Digital libraries, digital preservation, information behavior, rare book librarianship
  • Luther Seminary
    Hebrew Bible, 2007 - 2010
    Ancient Hebrew, Akkadian, Greek; prophets and prophecy
  • Valparaiso University
    Music and Business, 2002 - 2006
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