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Paris Vega
Works at Limelight Performance
Attended The University of Alabama
Lives in Tuscaloosa, AL
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books.google.com - Contamination of the different components of environment through industrial and anthropogenic activities have guided new eras of research. This has lead to ...
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It feels oddly rude to hear you tell it to stop so abruptly. I had the urge to rescue Alexa and set her free to run wild through the forrest, although she would quickly die and rust. Funny how a name + friendly voice can trick my human emotions so easily. #FreeTheRobots!
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This Bangkok vacation home needed a renovation. Now it's a fantastical, indoor jungle gym:

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Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day.  I mean who doesn’t like breakfast?!  We used to have biscuits, french toast, oatmeal or some other grain for breakfast.  When we decided to eat a more primal diet I was thinking...
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What is most frustrating about banking today is the process that must be endured by both consumers and businesses.
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"Lets pull this sofa out of here and turn our living room into one big workshop." My wife, Lisha, said this to me about two weeks ago, only a few days after Maker Faire Bay Area. I loved this idea....
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I think this is my grandfather's band.
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Join us on July 17th as we team up with Virgin Unite to host a not-to-miss Hangout featuring three extraordinary leaders in business and product design. Eric Ries of The Lean Startup and Tim Brown, CEO of the famed design firm IDEO will discuss their respective philosophies and how they can be used by entrepreneurs and creatives alike. In addition, Google Ventures Designer Jake Knapp will provide insight into how these two approaches has helped him reimagine product design for businesses of all kinds ranging from artisan coffee shops to high-tech giants.

Have a question for Eric, Tim or Jake? Please submit them on this page before and during the Hangout and we'll take a look!

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The Lean Startup: http://theleanstartup.com/principles
Design Thinking: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Design_thinking
This Hangout On Air is hosted by Google for Entrepreneurs. The live video broadcast will begin soon.
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He captivated the world with visions of self-driving cars and Google Glass and has signed up 1.6 million students for online classes. So why is he...
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By Mary-Evelyn Starnes I don’t know Justin Ross Harris, but I know someone who does.  So I have loosely been following the story of the death of his toddler son and his arrest over the past week.  A local news channel’s Facebook post reveals the latest: In a new warrant, police explain the murder charge against Justin Ross Harris. He allegedly took his son to breakfast before packing him into his car seat. He went back to his car at lunch, with h...
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Occupation
CEO at The Web Craftsmen
Skills
UX Design, Product Management, Front-End Development, Responsive Web Design, HTML, CSS, Business Development, Online Marketing (SEO, SMM)
Employment
  • Limelight Performance
    UX Designer / Product Manager / Sales, 2013 - present
    Helping hospital and medical practice admins analyze patient feedback.
  • American Driver Network
    Product Manager, 2013 - present
    Helping truck drivers find better jobs.
  • The Web Craftsmen
    CEO, 2012 - present
    Helping businesses improve their brand's performance on the internet with strategy, design, and development.
  • Vega Dynamics
    Freelance Designer/Consultant, 2005 - 2012
  • Alden Systems
    UX/UI Designer, 2012 - 2012
  • Teksouth
    UX/UI Designer, 2011 - 2012
  • SM Agency
    UX Director, 20010 - 2011
  • Randall Reilly Interactive Media
    Graphic Design, UI Designer, Front-End Web Developer, 2006 - 2010
  • The University of Alabama
    Jr. Graphic Designer, 2003 - 2006
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Tuscaloosa, AL
Previously
Portland, OR
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Story
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Find heroes and help them change the world.
Introduction
UX Designer/Product Manager at a handful of startups. I get to work with and learn from awesome people every day. On a mission to find heroes and help them change the world. Let's talk... over coffee... and bacon.

Background
Visual Design ☯ Front-End Development. Physics nerd, Ex-musician, Ex-mime, Royal Ranger for life.

Specialties
☞ Talking to people, learning from their experiences, improving their lives with design.

Current Goals:
1. Partner with startups solving interesting problems in a variety of industries (block-chain, clean energy, nano tech, bio tech, local food).
Bragging rights
1 wife, 2 Kids
Education
  • The University of Alabama
    Art
    Studio Art: Graphic Design/Digital Media, Typography, Sculpture Business: Management, Marketing
  • Shelton State
    Art
    Art: Photography, Drawing Business Psychology
  • Central High
    Art
    Art, Physics, Sports
  • Skyland Elementary School
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