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Nick James
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Lives in San Francisco, CA
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Scientists use optogenetics to reactivate memories that could not otherwise be retrieved.
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Hello, World | The White House: @whitehouse
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There are some really Impressive robots in the Tesla plant. I especially like the one that places the seats in the car.
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CERN celebrates six decades of peaceful collaboration for science.
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Don't you hate it when someone claims to have a magical new technology, but won't tell you how it works? When I saw that a super stealthy startup called Magic Leap had raised $542 million to make animals appear out of thin air, I resolved to find out exactly what was going on. Here's what I found.
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Software Engineer
Web Development
  • Riviera Partners
    Software Engineer, 2014 - present
  • P.I.E.
    Mentor, 2012 - 2014
  • Sketch.IO
    Co-Founder, 2013 - 2014
  • Hotel Tonight
    Web Application Developer, 2013 - 2014
  • Athletepath inc. -- Wieden + Kennedy's P.I.E.
    Developer / Data Scientist, 2011 - 2012
  • Measureful
    Developer, 2012 - 2013
  • Developer, 2011 - 2011
  • Research Assistant, 2008 - 2010
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A well-balanced human, who's passionate about using technology to solve important problems in the world.
Hi, I'm Nick.

I live in the city of San Francisco, CA.

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