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Michael Swanson
Works at PopHealthCare
Attended Duke University
Lives in Franklin, TN
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  • Duke University
    BSE/BA Mech. Egr. & Philosophy, 1982
  • Vanderbilt University
    MA Philosphy, 1989
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Michael Conrad Swanson
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Less is more.
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I work with computers in the healthcare industry. I enjoy genealogy, travel, art, philosophy, art house films, Germanic heraldry, and hiking.
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Software and Data Engineer
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Multi-skilled technology professional most recently developing automated data exchange processes for the healthcare industry. Effective cross-functional collaborator with strong interdisciplinary experience and track record of innovation. Quick learner. Simplifier.
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  • PopHealthCare
    BI Analyst, 2016 - present
  • naviHealth
    ETL Analyst, 2014 - 2016
  • PlayMaker CRM
    ETL/EDI Specialist, 2012 - 2014
  • Self
    Internet Consultant, 2003 - 2011
  • ACT! Certified
    CRM Software Specialist, 2002 - 2003
  • Zortec International
    Software Developer, 2001 - 2002
  • Aspect Software, Inc.
    Principal Engineer, 1989 - 2001
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Franklin, TN
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Lake Worth, FL - Hermosa Beach, CA - Nashville, TN - Durham, NC - Pacific Palisades, CA - Ann Arbor, MI

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Invitation to facebook group: Cross-Party Political Philosophy Discussion Group

Over the next few weeks we will read and discuss the book titled The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion by Jonathan Haidt. It is available at Amazon.com in paperback and Kindle editions and at other booksellers. http://www.amazon.com/The-Righteous-Mind-Politics-Religion/dp/0307455777
A summary of the first chapter will be posted in two weeks for discussion. Please volunteer to a post chapter summary in the future.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/PolPhilosophyGroup

Book summary: “As America descends deeper into polarization and paralysis, social psychologist Jonathan Haidt has done the seemingly impossible—challenged conventional thinking about morality, politics, and religion in a way that speaks to everyone on the political spectrum. Drawing on his twenty five years of groundbreaking research on moral psychology, he shows how moral judgments arise not from reason but from gut feelings. He shows why liberals, conservatives, and libertarians have such different intuitions about right and wrong, and he shows why each side is actually right about many of its central concerns. In this subtle yet accessible book, Haidt gives you the key to understanding the miracle of human cooperation, as well as the curse of our eternal divisions and conflicts. If you’re ready to trade in anger for understanding, read The Righteous Mind.”
Haite is a professor at New York University's Stern School of Business and has a Ph.D. in social psychology from the University of Pennsylvania.

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Mercury used subharmonics in his singing by vibrating his ventricular folds, a technique typically used only by Tuvan throat singers. 
Anyone who’s ever heard a Queen song recognizes the power of Freddie Mercury’s voice. Those majestic, bombastic, rough-hewn vocals have had an...
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Sarychev Volcano Eruption from the International Space Station 

A fortuitous orbit of the International Space Station allowed the astronauts this striking view of Sarychev Volcano (Kuril Islands, northeast of Japan) in an early stage of eruption on June 12, 2009. 
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