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


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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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Leaving work and the sun's still up! Woot!
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I'm not sure what +Android Police​ is talking about... I have "sticky controls" in my +Pandora​.
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Just wanted you to know how much I love your themes, they're so elegant and consistent! My only qualm is with the lack of icons, but this is easily covered with icon packs.

If you do the same high-quantity work for the theme engine in CM12, I would HAPPILY pay for Atomic Blue [edit: and Atomic Green] all over again!

What about everyone else? I know getting free upgrades is nice, hell I'm still using the original upgrade to Titanium Backup Pro from my G1! ROM Manager, too, as well as Super SU Pro and a few other oldies. Keeping your purchases through your entire Android experience is one of the HUGE benefits to being an Android Fanatic, but would you pay for an elegant, consistent & updated theme from +SteelDesigns [Android]​​ for CM12/Lollipop?
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Probably, if it was good enough.
Probably not. I shouldn't have to pay.
No. Hell, no! I'm going to boycott!
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Thanks for the update! I just wanted you to know that I respect the amount of work that you put into this theme and that I'd happily pay again.

I eagerly await your work on cm12.
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@SwiftOnSecurity: People lie to the government, their employers, their lovers, and even their gods.

People don't lie to their phones.
“People lie to the government, their employers, their lovers, and even their gods. People don't lie to their phones.”
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1. You said it wrong.
2. Translates as QED.
3. Spoken out loud.

Living in the future is AWESOME.
#OkGoogle #GoogleVoiceSearch #GoogleNow
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Happy Year of the Goatse!
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"I believe in trusting doctors, not know-it-alls."
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Don't worry about passwords ever again, sign up for LastPass now!
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This is some exciting news for +Seattle Sounders FC​! Can't wait to see what comes out of the US college players...

Forty-two players were off the board following the first and second rounds of the 2015 MLS SuperDraft. However, in the final two rounds that took place on Tuesday, Sounders FC managed to land three of the top seniors in collegiate soccer. Seattle drafted a pair of forwards – North Carolina’s
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We did pretty damn well in this years draft over all.
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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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