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Attended Fachhochschule Regensburg
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"Go home! And stop emailing people at all hours of the night and all hours of the weekend! Forcing yourself to disengage is essential for your mental health, believe me. Burnout is a real problem in the American workforce these days, ..."
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This is an excerpt from my work in progress, a book on engineering management. If you're interested in getting occasional updates you can subscribe to my newsletter! I love the idea of Laziness, Impatience, and Hubris as virt...
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In this episode of the ThoughtWorks Beacon Podcast, ThoughtWorkers Jonny LeRoy and Chelsea Komlo talk about the "security sandwich" and how security fits into the development process of an agile team.
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Bill Gates shares his list of five great books to read this summer.
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I earned 200 points by sharing my local knowledge on Google and unlocked 100GB of Drive storage. Thanks, Local Guides!
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The Second Amendment doesn’t give you the right to own a gun, writes Brett Arends.
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My first CPU was a 6502. Actually a 6510 I think, made for the C64. Here someone build a replica: http://monster6502.com/
The MOnSter 6502. A new dis-integrated circuit project to make a complete, working transistor-scale replica of the classic MOS 6502 microprocessor. We brought our work in progress to show off at the 2016 Bay Area Maker Faire!
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Let's not pretend here, Google first introduced their OnHub router nearly a year ago. The early model was built by TP-Link and can now be had with colorful shells. The second version, which is what we have here today, is built by ASUS.Designed to provide the best overall range, speeds and connectivity, the ASUS built OnHub Router has a balanced antenna arrangement. Its trick up its plastic sleeve is that it allows you to specify network priority ...
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My Bosch frequently clogs the filter, no matter what they say
After putting in 70 hours of research over the past two years, we’ve learned that pretty much any dishwasher can get your dishes clean when you use it properly. But we think paying a bit more for a…
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To learn how to write great comments study the GNU source code. I liked especially GDB's. You can learn how binaries work from just reading the code.
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  • Guidewire
    Senior Software Engineer, 2011 - present
  • eMeter Corp
    Development Manager, 2010 - 2011
  • Ixos Software
    Software Engineer, 1990 - 1996
  • SAP Labs LLC
    Development Manager, 1996 - 2009
  • Marketo inc
    Software Engineer, 2009 - 2010
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El Granada, CA
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Erding, Germany
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Programming Bavarian stranded on the pacific coast. Working distributed systems as coder and engineering manager.
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Grew up in Erding, Bavaria; studied in Regensburg and Storrs,CT and finally ended up on the west coast of the USA.
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Survived layoffs in 2009, introduced agile in two companies, organized a conference (well helped)
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  • Fachhochschule Regensburg
    Computer Science, 1985 - 1990
  • Gymnasium Erding
    1975 - 1984
  • University of Connecticut
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Carol Costello says American gun bravado promotes a trigger-happy culture

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There Is No Now | May 2015 | Communications of the ACM
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Problems with simultaneity in distributed systems.

Microsoft nixes ActiveX add-on technology in new Edge browser | Computer...
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IE11 support will continue for enterprises -- which rely on ActiveX -- but don't expect that to outlast Windows 7

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[Translations: Italian, Japanese, Chinese]. Internet. Can you imagine how awesome it would have been to be an entrepreneur in 1985 when almo

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You get a pot of soup, mild, medium or hot and then order vegetables and meat to fondue in there. It's only fun with a group.
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A typical Asian market. Fresh fish and vegetables. For gringos a lot of exotics to marvel at.
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Italian owned café with nice authentic lunch options.
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Good lunch Bento boxes.
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This is a buffet restaurant with Taiwanese food. It's quick and not expensive right inside the market. Food quality is so so.
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