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Michael Galpin
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Mega Android with blur.
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Never mind. After disabling the camera app and then downloading the new Google camera app it works now
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Some interesting recent recruiter spam:

Company A: "Our amazing company is hosting an interviewing event, where developers from all over the area can assemble and be interviewed for a chance to work for us."

Company B: "Our founder has made a scientific breakthrough that will affect everyone in the world. Instead of lobbying for a Nobel Prize, we're building a website with a variety of levels of services and price points. Come work for us and make more money than you can imagine."
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Opening Day of baseball, so who's got time to cook ... or type in a credit card number? Look who's now accepting The Google.
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Facebook comms director leaves unfunny reply: http://m.imgur.com/nFO421s

A comms director writing something like this in blog comments??? Wat??
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Inevitable, no? I wish I could just be an interested observer, curious to see how education is transformed over the next two decades. However, I have an 8-year old and a 10-year old, so I'm very anxious instead.
At a Dowling College campus on Long Island’s south shore, a fleet of unused shuttle buses sits in an otherwise empty parking lot. A dormitory is shuttered, as are a cafeteria, bookstore and some classrooms in the main academic building.
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Seems like progress to me.  If your graduates aren't employable (or in good shape to get into graduate school) maybe you shouldn't be in business anymore.  You had one job!
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Well I can mark off "implement a new web standard" from my to-do list.
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Yep this is how Feynman explained it.
 
Physics is fun :-)
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First love-at-first-listen album of 2014.
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Have I mentioned how much I love fivethirtyeight.com? So them taking on rapgenius.com is pretty much guaranteed to result in awesome.

http://fivethirtyeight.com/datalab/the-fastest-rapper-in-the-game/
If Jay Z's next song were "What the Fox Knows," FiveThirtyEight's lengthy manifesto, how long would it take him to rap it? Well, based on the number of words he gets through in his song "Tom Ford,"...
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Software Engineer
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  • Google
    Software Engineer, 2011 - present
  • Bump Technologies
    Android Engineer, 2011 - 2011
  • eBay
    Mobile Architect, 2007 - 2011
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Lynn Haven, Florida - Pasadena, California - Walnut Creek, California
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I'm the co-author of Android in Practice and a software engineer at Google.
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Have two boys, married for eleven years, made some Android apps, written a book about it, went to Caltech.
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  • California Institute of Technology
    Mathematics, 1992 - 1997
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Domino's Pizza USA
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A Message From Flea - RHCP News
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A Message From Flea. Dear everybody,. When we were asked by the NFL and Bruno to play our song Give It Away at the Super Bowl, it was made c

Ender's Game
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What the Hell Is Synesthesia and Why Does Every Musician Seem to Have It?
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Hatching Twitter: A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship, and Betrayal
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Using inheritance with fluent interfaces: get this
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Recently I had a situation where I needed to implement Joshua Bloch's Builder pattern (see Effective Java, item 2) over a hierarchy of Java

Sleepy Hollow
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In this modern day twist of Washington Irving's classic, ICHABOD CRANE (Tom Mison, "Salmon Fishing in the Yemen") is resurrected and pulled

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Amidst all of the confusion and concern over an encryption algorithm that may contain an NSA backdoor, RSA Security released an advisory to

Functional Reactive Programming on Android with RxJava - mttkay here.
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Uber
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Uber is your private driver in 35 cities and 14 countries.- Request a ride using the app and get picked up within minutes. On-demand service

What Your Profile Picture Says About You (Hint: \"You\'re a Douchebag\")
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Warning: this post contains graphic imagery of pricks, cunts and assholes. I have a new favorite douchebag profile pic: Enthralling My Fucki

Google's One Today charity app for Android now available to all US users
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Back in April, Google introduced One Today, an Android app that allows users to easily donate $1 to various nonprofit organizations. At the

One Today by Google
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One Today by Google is a mobile app that brings together people and nonprofits through the simple act of giving $1. The app is currently ava

Man wants Browns pallbearers so team 'can let him down one last time'
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A Browns fan asked in his obtiuary to have six Browns pallbearers so the team 'can let him down one last time.'

2013 All-Star Game Final Vote Sponsored by
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The 2013 All-Star Game Final Vote balloting program will determine the final All-Star player in each league. Players were nominated by the 2

Big Win MLB
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Welcome to the Big Show! Enter the big leagues with Big Win™ MLB, the officially-licensed Major League Baseball game from Hothead Games’ BIG

Obama's Shift Toward Communitarianism
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The Obama years have been marked by a sharp turn toward anti-individualist, anti-authoritarian philosophy. Gregory Ferenstein on how he's tr