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Nicholas 'UltimApe' Perry
Works at Praetor Labs
Attended Vermont Technical College
Lives in South Burlington, VT
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So i'm going to be doing this:
https://github.com/Nicholas-Perry/Britomartis

I have passion, interest, motivation, and skill; Why not turn it into something real? I figure I won't get bored given that I've basically spent a year doing this shit for fun anyway.

I might branch out to google+ at some point if I can pull enough money together to get a machine it can actually run on.
Britomartis - Casting a net for spam. Join me in the wild hunt.
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Movies with political slants that have affected my view of the world, in no particular order. I'd love some recommendations.

WarGames
Red Dawn
Three Kings
Schindler's List
Being There
Milk
Wag The Dog
The Wave (& Die Welle)
Hackers
V For Vendetta
Monty Python's The Holy Grail
Monty Python's The Life of Brian
Brazil
Zero Theorem
12 monkeys
The Candidate
Lord of War
Children of Men
Death of a Salesman
The Assassination of Richard Nixon
Fight Club
Strange Days

The Lego Movie
Watership Down
The Plague Dogs
The Rats of NIMH
Flight of Dragons
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In one hour long video, Vinay Gupta describes everything that gets me out of bed in the morning.

This is what gives me hope for the future of humanity:
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Christmas is a time be Merry.

So have a laugh at all the religious people sharing scripture about dividing families while simultaneously being hypocrites...

Here's an angry rant I posted on facebook in 2013 about christians knee-jerk sharing religious scripture without actually bothering to read into the context:

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The lord said:

"If you deny me in front of your friends, I will deny you in front of my father."
- Derived from Mathew 10:33 (and related to Mark 8:38 / Luke 9:26 )

You are not denying god by neglecting to share a Facebook quote. You are giving into guilt. If you've got to share a snarky quote, why not ones more apt to the subject?

"Be careful not to practice your righteousness in front of others to be seen by them. If you do, you will have no reward from your Father in heaven." - Matthew 6:1

Or why not feel guilty for something that actually has some truth to it?:

"Do not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners to be seen by others. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full." - Matthew 6:5

Or quote something entirely not in the bible:

“The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose.
An evil soul producing holy witness
Is like a villain with a smiling cheek,
A goodly apple rotten at the heart.
O, what a goodly outside falsehood hath!”
― William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice

Please stop sharing things on the grounds of Mathew 10:33.

This line in Matthew is so divisive. The next couple of lines in Mathew are pretty aggressive too. [ Seriously, read it!]

Why bother sending something that pulls at your guilt? There is no need to spread something like that. its one step away from outright telling everyone they are going to hell for denying god.

Lets ruin our family ties in the name of Christ. Does this sound like something Jesus would do?

For a season that is meant to bring people together, it upsets me that there is all of this stuff floating around that is really about families being torn apart because of religion.

I wish we could just ignore these parts of the bible - the ones that set man against man and sow disharmony.
I wish we could just be happy together.

"Dear children, let us not love with words or speech but with actions and in truth."
John 3:18
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"We're beating back belphegor"
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"The good news?  This will light a fire under creating real reputation mediation services, a potential billion dollar business (and I know the secret sauce) – and don’t let anyone tell you that reputation companies already exist.  They are jokes." - David Brin
 
Of course this had to come. Yelp for people: You will soon be able to rate anyone you have interacted with on this new app: with reviews and 1 to 5 star ratings assigned to "your exes, your co-workers, the old guy who lives next door. You can’t opt out — once someone puts your name in the Peeple system, it’s there unless you violate the site’s terms of service. And you can’t delete bad or biased reviews — that would defeat the whole purpose."
 
The good news?  This will light a fire under creating real reputation mediation services, a potential billion dollar business (and I know the secret sauce) – and don’t let anyone tell you that reputation companies already exist.  They are jokes.
Peeple wants you to rate your friends, enemies and exes on a five-point scale for everyone to see. If you don't like it, you can't opt out.
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 I learned to use a bow largely because of my fandom of Red Dawn and living in the backwoods of Vermont. Survivalism is in my blood - we didn't shoot deer for sport, but for food.

The militarization of the police scares the living piss out of me. But mostly because i've been studying the strange demographics shift where more and more gangs are entering these places to learn how to kill people.

Gangs in Ireland use knives if I remember correctly, and knife deaths are threw the roof. IMHO the weapon is a moot issue, but people's jimmies get rustled when guns are mentioned and it spirals into silly arguments about freedoms.

I'm probably the last person to blame guns for this. I really hate how these contrived arguments over symbolic 'freedoms' end up hiding serious issues.

My other favorite political movie is 'wag the dog'
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Nicholas 'UltimApe' Perry

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We have a vocabulary for anonymous coming out of the ghost in the shell series. "Stand alone complex".

http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Stand+Alone+Complex

The problem is the real vocabulary we need to to truly appreciate such things at a cultural level is locked away within systems theory. And systems thinking is hard.
 
 
This is how it should be.

Sad that supermarkets didn't do it automatically so that the law had to be adapted to make them do the right thing.
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No one had to force anyone to do this. They simply could have said that supermarkets can't get sued for giving away food.
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Education
  • Vermont Technical College
    BS. Computer Engineering, 2005 - 2009
  • Vermont Academy of Science and Technology
    High-School + College Hybrid, 2004 - 2005
  • Rivendell Academy
  • West Farilee Elementary
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I am a human. I am a computer geek. But these are not what define me.
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I'm 0 courses away from a computer engineering degree.

I work on websites, computer games, computer systems, and robots. 

I am interested in all things technology. I have an affinity for biology, philosophy, sociology, and ants.

I want to be surrounded by great people in an environment that fosters passion, creativity, getting things done, or is otherwise generally awesomeness.

 I believe the future is not set in stone, and it is up to us to make the world the way we want it to be.  I want my life is the story of that journey.
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Computer Engineer / Programmer
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  • Praetor Labs
    Web App Developer, 2010 - present
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South Burlington, VT
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Fairlee, VT - Randolph Center, VT - West Fairlee, VT - White River Junction, VT - Bradford, VT - South Ryegate, VT - Windsor, VT