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Nathan Olsen
Works at Washington State Department of Revenue
Attended St. Martin's University
Lives in Olympia, WA


Nathan Olsen

Cyanogen (OS/Mod)  - 
Can anyone comment on whether device encryption is working? Last time I tried it still corrupted the block headers and lost all my data. Granted, this was on an early nightly.
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For sale on Swappa: a gently-used MMW918 OnePlus One (Unlocked) for $420. Buy safely on Swappa and save time and money.
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Selling a +OnePlus One.

Also have an invite up for grabs too, if you can't wait for tomorrow morning.
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OK, so the camera is DEFINITELY quicker to action and takes pretty damn good pictures. Burst mode via long-press is SLICK. Very easy to use for toddlers and other quickly moving objects. +Motorola Mobility+Moto X 2014+Cyanogen Inc.​ is trying to move in this direction, generally speaking. With their implementation of user-centered features. If they can get "touchless voice actions" working it would give Moto a run for their money. I'm pretty sure the voice actions haven't been improved since they were originally implemented on the 2013 Moto X. +Google Now​ has better features and voice recognition than Moto, IMO. I'm not impressed. Also, the phone feels subjectively slower than the +OnePlus​ One. It's my understanding that they have roughly similar hardware, with the exception of RAM. Which might explain the issues I'm noticing with apps closing in the background WHEN THEY ARE STILL RUNNING. (+Pandora​) This hasn't happened since my Motorola Droid with eclair (Android 2.x). I guess a point I'd have to make is that although Cyanogenmod may not have QUITE the camera experience the overall quickness of the system relative to the Motorola experience more than makes up for this small oversight.

Just some thoughts about my experiences while stranded.
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Happy Year of the Goatse!
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New In Box, not gently used. Brand. New. #OnePlus #forsale
For sale on Swappa: a gently-used MMW918 OnePlus One (Unlocked) for $450. Buy safely on Swappa and save time and money.
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Happy April Fool's Day from +CyanogenMod​!
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One (1) Global Invite (NOT INDIA) available.

Also: One (1) Fresh, perfect condition, lightly used OnePlus 64GB Sandstone Black + Bamboo Back. 
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Leaving work and the sun's still up! Woot!
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  • Washington State Department of Revenue
    InfoSec Code Monkey, 2014 - present
    Keepin my peeps safe from the interwebs
  • Washington State Department of Revenue
    Information Technology Specialist, 2004 - 2014
    ITS 3-5 Local Tax
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Olympia, WA
Tumwater, WA - Lacey, WA - Aberdeen, WA - Hoquiam, WA - Blair, NE - Orofino, ID - Lacey, WA - Olympia, WA - Google - Caye Caulker, Belize
Mostly Harmless; Naturalist Post-Punk Radical Leftist Secular Humanist
“He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher...or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.”

“Man has always assumed that he was more intelligent than dolphins because he had achieved so much...the wheel, New York, wars and so on...while all the dolphins had ever done was muck about in the water having a good time. But conversely, the dolphins had always believed that they were far more intelligent than man...for precisely the same reason.”

"The fact that we live at the bottom of a deep gravity well, on the surface of a gas covered planet going around a nuclear fireball 90 million miles away and think this to be normal is obviously some indication of how skewed our perspective tends to be." 
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passed the Turing Test...but failed Voight-Kampff.
  • St. Martin's University
    Accounting, 2012 - 2013
    Accounting, Business Administration, Statistics
  • Timberline High School, Lacey, WA
    1992 - 1995
  • Dana College, Blair, NE
    Chemistry, 1995 - 1999
    Organic Chemistry, Qualitative Chemistry, Instrumental Analysis, Physical Chemistry, Philosophy, Film, General Fun Times
  • Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA
    B.S. Chemistry, 1999 - 2001
    Physical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Philosophy, Biology
  • The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA
    Computer Science, 2003 - 2003
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