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Between 1966 and 1969, California officials built what was the world’s longest and deepest underwater tunnel: the Bay Area Rapid Transit transbay tube. A trench 133 feet deep was dug »
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According to +Shayda Haghgoo​, it's some $5-10bn, and there are other places more benefit can be derived from that level of investment at the moment. 
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We’re going to try something new—our first Request For Research. We’d like to fund a study on basic income—i.e., giving people enough money to live on with no strings attached. I’ve been...
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The Seychelles deal cancels $30 million in national debt and protects a piece of ocean the size of Germany.
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If Bernie Sanders is serious about a political transformation in America, he needs a better plan.
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Not being too late for New Year's resolutions doesn't mean I'm finally settling on what I want to be doing for 2016, it means I'm getting back to a resolution I abandoned three or four years ago, and have signed up with Iron Blogger SF to encourage me to write more in a beer money competition.
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Valuations already reflect everybody's worries.
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Driverless cars will change more things than you know.
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In a testy community meeting Wednesday night that saw homophobic remarks shouted across the room and frequent interruptions of speakers, a new 55-unit market-rate building planned for Mission and 25th Streets drew ire from a crowd that voiced a central theme: Build 100 percent affordable housing on the site. The meeting concerned a planned development at 2918 Mission St., a site next to the Childhood Development Center and currently occupied by a...
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Education
  • Stanford University
    Symbolic Systems, 2003 - 2009
  • South Medford High School
    1999 - 2003
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Last time I checked I was still alive and not on fire.
Work
Occupation
Android Engineer
Skills
Android, Java
Employment
  • PlanGrid
    Senior Android Engineer, 2014 - present
  • Wanelo
    Android Engineer, 2014 - 2014
  • Bloodhound, Inc.
    Software Engineer, 2011 - 2013
  • BetterOffLine, Inc.
    Software Engineer, 2010 - 2011
  • mSpot, Inc.
    Software Engineer, 2007 - 2008
  • bobbyblue.com
    Web Designer, 2009 - 2010
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San Francisco, California
Previously
Medford, Oregon - Palo Alto, California - Stanford, California - Perth, Western Australia
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Bernie Sanders's Revolution Needs a Better Plan - The Atlantic
www.theatlantic.com

If Bernie Sanders is serious about a political transformation in America, he needs a better plan.

Think tank calls for second BART transbay tube - The San Francisco Examiner
www.sfexaminer.com

Between 1966 and 1969, California officials built what was the world’s longest and deepest underwater tunnel: the Bay Area Rapid Transit tra

Basic Income
blog.ycombinator.com

We’re going to try something new—our first Request For Research. We’d like to fund a study on basic income—i.e., giving people enough money

Timothy L. O'Brien
www.bloomberg.com

Valuations already reflect everybody's worries.

Young, gifted and held back
www.economist.com

The world’s young are an oppressed minority. Unleash them

The worst thing about driving is about to change
www.motherjones.com

Driverless cars will change more things than you know.

This island nation just traded a huge chunk of its debt in return for pr...
grist.org

The Seychelles deal cancels $30 million in national debt and protects a piece of ocean the size of Germany.

Community Meeting on New SF Mission Housing Turns Ugly
missionlocal.org

In a testy community meeting Wednesday night that saw homophobic remarks shouted across the room and frequent interruptions of speakers, a n

So much for tolerance: Israel bans Arab-Jewish romance novel for promoti...
www.salon.com

While Israeli anti-miscegenation groups threaten Arabs for relationships with Jews, books are banned in school

America Needs to Get Over its Reverence for the Bachelor's Degree - The ...
www.theatlantic.com

Many high-school graduates must choose between two bad options: a four-year program for which they’re not academically or emotionally prepar

One-Star Amazon Reviews Are Worth Fighting for - The Atlantic
www.theatlantic.com

When the tech giant cracks down on bogus positive reviews, (almost) everybody wins.

San Francisco's Housing Activists Are Making the City More Expensive - T...
www.theatlantic.com

Tech companies and workers are vilified while longtime homeowners who fight high-density growth continue to profit from rising rents and pro

Will the Republican Party Survive the 2016 Election? - The Atlantic
www.theatlantic.com

The GOP planned a dynastic restoration in 2016. Instead, it triggered an internal class war. Can the party reconcile the demands of its dono

The emerging cross-ideological consensus on zoning - The Washington Post
www.washingtonpost.com

Numerous economists and public policy experts across the political spectrum now agree that restrictive zoning is a major obstacle affordable

The Problem With Technological Ignorance
www.slate.com

Around the time that the Apple Watch was released, the Wall Street Journal ran an article about the potential effect on mechanical watch sal

Eight Things About Donald Trump | Whatever
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Do I have thoughts on Donald Trump today? Why, yes. Yes I do. 1. Without offering this up as an excuse — it's rather the opposite — I don't

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