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“Political geography is not determinant anymore, because cities are more important.”
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ENVISIONING THE NEXT ERA. BART connects you to people you love, places you enjoy, and to the countless opportunities the Bay Area has to offer. We have a plan to rebuild and reinvest in our aging system, but we can't do it alone—and we can't do it if anyone gets left behind.
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Here's how to vote in June.
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CHANHASSEN, MN—After hearing the shocking news of the iconic pop star’s unexpected death, the U.S. populace reported Thursday that it was simply too sad to fuck, even though they knew it was what Prince would have wanted.
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Last Friday, a friend doing research at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta sent me a photo of a display at the CDC’s in-hou ...
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Three major flaws with the idea that most city interstates are here to stay.
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Boosting housing density even modestly would save much, much more CO2 than all these new solar panels.
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In a triumph of common sense, historical awareness, and crazed enthusiasm for a Broadway rap musical, the Treasury Department has announced that Harrie ...
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An activist who calls her group BARF is pushing for more housing, pitting cranky homeowners and the political establishment against newcomers who want the region to make room for them, too.
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  • 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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It’s Time to Rebuild. |
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Boosting housing density even modestly would save much, much more CO2 than all these new solar panels.

Nation Too Sad To Fuck Even Though It’s What Prince Would Have Wanted
www.theonion.com

CHANHASSEN, MN—After hearing the shocking news of the iconic pop star’s unexpected death, the U.S. populace reported Thursday that it was si

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In a triumph of common sense, historical awareness, and crazed enthusiasm for a Broadway rap musical, the Treasury Department has announced

The Broadband Industry Is Now Officially Blaming Google (Alphabet) For.....
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From net neutrality to municipal broadband, to new broadband privacy rules and a quest to open up the cable set top box to competition, we'v

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www.nytimes.com

An activist who calls her group BARF is pushing for more housing, pitting cranky homeowners and the political establishment against newcomer

The Killer Hiding in the CDC Map
www.slate.com

Last Friday, a friend doing research at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta sent me a photo of a display at the C

The dirty little secret that data journalists aren’t telling you - The W...
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How to tell two radically different stories with the same dataset.

Tearing Down an Urban Highway Can Give Rise to a Whole New City
www.citylab.com

Three major flaws with the idea that most city interstates are here to stay.

Hillary Clinton: I'm a Loyal Democrat. (Hint, Hint.)
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MILWAUKEE—When Sen. Bernie Sanders began to speak at the Wisconsin Democratic Party’s Founders Day Gala on Saturday night, he took a moment

Designing The Best Board Game On The Planet
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The game ends in nuclear war only about 5 percent of the time. That’s a good thing. It gives Ananda Gupta faith in humanity. The game is cal

The Tax Deductions Economists Hate
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If you’ve already filed your tax return, chances are you spent time (or paid someone else to spend it) poring over the forms looking for ded

Bay Area building boom may not end housing shortage
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Last year, building permits for a total of 12,766 single or multifamily housing units were issued in the San Francisco metro area, 28 percen

Broken Promises: The Housing Market in San Francisco (And Ten Ideas to F...
blog.zactownsend.com

San Francisco’s housing system is broken. The only way to fix it is through a radical change in our housing policy: a change that encourages

Evolution makes scientific sense. So why do many people reject it? | Sci...
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Child psychology studies have identified a natural human bias toward the theory of intelligent design, and pose a solution: teach evolution

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