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A House Judiciary Committee hearing grew heated on Wednesday during an exchange between California Democratic Rep. Zoe Lofgren and Gail Heriot, an anti ...
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This year, we’re seeing the end of a partisan realignment, and the beginning of a policy one — and American politics are about to change big-time.
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The socialist senator is driving up Clinton’s disapproval rating with his supporters – and winning concessions to the party’s left flank in the process.
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Omnity, a new search engine, tries to put things in context.
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In the year 2000, fresh out of college, I cast my second-ever presidential election vote for Ralph Nader. Later that night, I watched in horror as the ...
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"It was established industry practice," says Page, as Oracle v. Google nears end.
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The neoliberal Democrats in New Jersey just passed a $15 an hour minimum wage through the state assembly: The Assembly on Thursday passed a bill to give minimum wage workers in New Jersey a nearly 80 percent bump in their pay that Gov. Chris...
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In what may be a sign of a "shifting zeitgeist," a new paper published this week by economists with the International Monetary Fund questions the very neoliberal policies the body has imposed.
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It goes back to the byzantine way health care -- and health insurance -- developed in the U.S. in the wake of World War II.
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Legislation recently introduced by the Governor could make it a lot easier to build housing in cities.
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If Trump came to power, there is a decent chance that the American experiment would be over.
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Tesla is going to need billions of dollars to meet its ambitious production goals. Most technology companies don't need that kind of money.
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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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Currently
San Francisco, California
Previously
Medford, Oregon - Palo Alto, California - Stanford, California - Perth, Western Australia
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Congresswoman Slams Anti-Trans Activist During Hearing: “You’re a Bigot,...
www.slate.com

A House Judiciary Committee hearing grew heated on Wednesday during an exchange between California Democratic Rep. Zoe Lofgren and Gail Heri

From New Jersey comes another example of how Democrats are a bunch of ne...
www.dailykos.com

The neoliberal Democrats in New Jersey just passed a $15 an hour minimum wage through the state assembly: The Assembly on Thursday passed a

This Is What the Future of American Politics Looks Like
www.politico.com

This year, we’re seeing the end of a partisan realignment, and the beginning of a policy one — and American politics are about to change big

Even the IMF—the IMF!—Turns on Neoliberalism
www.commondreams.org

In what may be a sign of a "shifting zeitgeist," a new paper published this week by economists with the International Monetary Fund question

Bernie Sanders’s ‘Scorched Earth’ Strategy Seems to Be Working
nymag.com

The socialist senator is driving up Clinton’s disapproval rating with his supporters – and winning concessions to the party’s left flank in

How Therapy Became A Hobby of the Wealthy – Rather Than A Necessity for ...
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It goes back to the byzantine way health care -- and health insurance -- developed in the U.S. in the wake of World War II.

Jerry Brown Wants "As-of-Right" Housing | SFHAC
www.sfhac.org

Legislation recently introduced by the Governor could make it a lot easier to build housing in cities.

Dear Bernie-or-Bust Voter: I Get It. I Was Just Like You Once.
www.slate.com

In the year 2000, fresh out of college, I cast my second-ever presidential election vote for Ralph Nader. Later that night, I watched in hor

Adam Gopnik
www.newyorker.com

Columnists and magazines that a month ago were saying #NeverTrump are now vibrating with the frisson of his audacity. Credit Photograph by P

CEO Larry Page defends Google on the stand: “Declaring code is not code”
arstechnica.com

"It was established industry practice," says Page, as Oracle v. Google nears end.

The American economy's big problem: we don't have enough companies like ...
www.vox.com

Tesla is going to need billions of dollars to meet its ambitious production goals. Most technology companies don't need that kind of money.

A guy just transcribed 30 years of for-rent ads. Here’s what it taught u...
medium.com

I don’t know anything about Eric Fischer except that he’s a freaking hero.

Theranos Is Wrong: We Don’t Need More Blood Tests
fivethirtyeight.com

Over the last few months, the lab-testing startup Theranos has endured a relentless stretch of bad publicity, morphing from a health tech da

Dyson could become next Tesla with its electric car, says expert | Envir...
www.theguardian.com

Filed patents show the British engineering firm may use solid-state batteries that could stretch electric car’s range to hundreds of miles a

Medium - Amazon is Just Walmart on Digital Drugs - Rushkoff
www.rushkoff.com

In December 2013, a group of protestors in Oakland, California attacked a private Google shuttle bus that was taking Google employees from t

Is the Era of Great Famines Over? - The New York Times
www.nytimes.com

Politics creates famine, and politics can stop it.

iTunes Has Slowly Destroyed My Will to Collect Music. Will Apple Music F...
www.slate.com

Last week, an astonishing blog post by a man named James Pinkstone circulated on social media. In it, Pinkstone claimed that he had lost 20

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