Profile

Cover photo
Pat “PatMan” Reynolds
Works at http://www.higherleaf.com/
Attended Waterford Institute of Technology
Lives in Des Moines, WA
9,544 followers|1,437,608 views
AboutPostsCollectionsPhotosVideos+1'sReviews

Stream

 
FTA: [G]overnment revenue would go up, and that money could be used to, say, house the homeless and feed the hungry. We’d have fewer church soup kitchens — but countries that truly care about poverty don’t rely on churches to run soup kitchens.
The Supreme Court's ruling on gay marriage makes it clearer than ever that the government shouldn't be subsidizing religion and non-profits.
13
David Wood's profile photoPat “PatMan” Reynolds's profile photoWilliam Scheidegger's profile photo
5 comments
 
And there inlies the true failure. Abolish the IRS and move to a straight VAT. This leaves all individuals, businesses, and what today are non-profits paying what they owe. This pushes the burden of collection down to a local level and doesn't require huge federal oversight. This model has been proven to be effective in every state that currently has a sales tax and can be easily implemented in the states that don't.
Add a comment...
 
FINE! I'll just do this then...
3
Add a comment...
 
FTA: [V]anquishing Civil War symbols that feed antebellum fantasies of moonlight and magnolias is a worthy cause. But protesters shouldn’t confuse mere symbols, however rooted in hatred, for racial realities.
Don't let politicians congratulate themselves for symbolic changes after the murders in Charleston.
4
1
Jeff O (Celtish)'s profile photoMorgan Self (binarybishop)'s profile photoRodrigo Mesa (Motorod)'s profile photo
2 comments
 
Dont want to spark a debate, but I will say this as someone from SC. Americans are only happy if they are bitching about something, (of course speaking of the majority and not individuals). As a Soldier, I fight for this right to bitch. But, also as a Soldier, I know the importance of remembering our history. Good, bad, or indifferent, we need to remember our nation's history. I could care less if the flag is flown at government buildings or not, but taking it down will no more stop racism as taking away value sizes from fast food restaraunts will stop obesity. The confederate flag as people call it is incorrect. It is the Rebel flag. The Rebel flag was the banner for confederate Soldiers in battle during the civil war. The flag had nothing to do with racism or beliefs. A war that was brother against brother. Fighting for what they felt was right. Not don't get me wrong. Am I agreeing with the reasons why the southern states became the confederate states? No. As an American and a Soldier, I feel it is vital in remembering our nations history.

Removing confederate symbols does nothing for stomping out racism. Until we identify and fix the root cause of racism (which is ignorance), it will not stop. 
Add a comment...
 
Another beyond-awesome Ship Name!!
 
SpaceX moves forward with efforts to build a reusable rocket system
SpaceX is gearing up for its seventh paid cargo run to the International Space Station, and the third attempt to catch the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket on a drone ship in the ocean.
3 comments on original post
4
Add a comment...

Pat “PatMan” Reynolds

commented on a video on YouTube.
Shared publicly  - 
 
"...self-coordinating production systems"

Orbital automation right there. +michael barth
3
Add a comment...
 
This is some grade-A reporting, for sure...

"We said stuff, because we were told to, and um, that's all we know."

No-one is even trying any more.
CNN's <a href="http://www.cnn.com/profiles/george-howell-profile">George Howel</a>l speaks with Sunday Times correspondent Tom Harper about reports that Russia and China have decrypted files stolen by NSA leaker Edward Snowden.
9
3
Riki Ballantyne's profile photoChristopher Friedt's profile photoDavid Kokua's profile photoGalzu !'s profile photo
3 comments
 
+Pat Reynolds​​ They're not trying anymore because they have won. They know it. Some of us know it. The rest? Well..... More on that later.

They could announce that Obama is actually Osama bin laden and they know the internet would get all hot and bothered for a split second. Then go back to posting shit about cats 😉
Add a comment...
 
Gotta be a coincidence...

Shami Chakrabarti, director of Liberty, said: “Last week, David Anderson’s thoughtful report called for urgent reform of snooping laws - that would not have been possible without Snowden’s revelations.

“Days later, an ‘unnamed Home Office source’ is accusing him of having blood on his hands. The timing of this exclusive story from securocrats seems extremely convenient.”
Campaigners and a former Cabinet minister have questioned the timing of  “convenient” claims from Government sources that Britain has been forced to withdraw spies because Russia and China have obtained access to files stolen by Edward Snowden.
7
1
Joseph Hopkins's profile photoCcafs Cafaro's profile photo
 
There is a person who speaks at Defcon called Richard Thieme. He has videos on YouTube you can watch and some of the talks are on disinformation disseminated by the government to change public perception. Very good speaker.
Add a comment...
Have him in circles
9,544 people
Марина Славная's profile photo
TRUONG MINH HUY's profile photo
Sandeep Patade's profile photo
Madhawa Bandara's profile photo
Роман Личманов's profile photo
mazura gemini's profile photo
tom jesh's profile photo
kayongo peter's profile photo
Daeng Risaju's profile photo
 
BWAHAHAHAHA! Righteous...
Confederate flag parade in Georgia. Wait for it....
10
1
Pat “PatMan” Reynolds's profile photoLiz Quilty's profile photoJeremy Hall's profile photoMichael Tucker's profile photo
4 comments
 
God don't like ugly
Add a comment...
 
Mental Gymnastics Level: Ninja

Seriously - the ability to equate a movement that fought discrimination with a movement that wants to perpetuate it is just stunning.

And ignorant.

And bigoted.

But what else is new?!
The GOP presidential candidate predicts Christians will use civil disobedience in their fight against same-sex marriage
5
Add a comment...
25
3
Kahil Nettleton's profile photoChris Sands (TehColdBoot)'s profile photo
Add a comment...
 
Components of a #cannabis oil cartomizer cartridge - minimalist design, very impressive...

As you can see, I burnt the fuck out of the wick, which is why I took it apart (it unscrews quite easily and the oil is readily transferable to a vape tank - I got about 0.3ml out of what you see here).

An emerging technology, with flaws, obviously, but riding on the coat-tails of the already successful e-cig vape market - opportunities abound...
6
Robert Stiles's profile photoLoyd Hutchings (LordOverload)'s profile photoAmory Green (RaincityRoller)'s profile photo
9 comments
Add a comment...
 
Now this is a Manifesto I can get behind! Is it just me, or is there a nod to Loretta in there? :D

The lemon-ginger 'dream tonic' is an ass-kicker too, and the flavor is off the hook...

http://mirthprovisions.com/manifesto/

(PS: the Right On button is the cherry on top!)
4
Add a comment...
Pat's Collections
People
Have him in circles
9,544 people
Марина Славная's profile photo
TRUONG MINH HUY's profile photo
Sandeep Patade's profile photo
Madhawa Bandara's profile photo
Роман Личманов's profile photo
mazura gemini's profile photo
tom jesh's profile photo
kayongo peter's profile photo
Daeng Risaju's profile photo
Education
  • Waterford Institute of Technology
    Applied Computing, 1987 - 1992
Basic Information
Gender
Male
Relationship
Married
Other names
Cayse Pollard
Apps with Google+ Sign-in
  • franco.Kernel updater
Story
Tagline
Every day is a school day
Introduction
I usually have opinions. And sometimes feels. But I try not to. Some things that I like to post about:
  • Science/Technology
  • Space/Astronomy/Astrophotography
  • Android/Google/Chrome
  • Humanism
  • Paleo/primal/ancestral/clean diet and cooking
  • Ingress (the game)
  • Feminism
  • As I see fit
Bragging rights
http://goo.gl/gZpz0C
Work
Occupation
Cannabis Professional
Employment
  • http://www.higherleaf.com/
    Shift Lead, 2015 - present
    http://www.higherleaf.com/
  • Rackspace
    Community Manager, 2012 - 2014
  • Rackspace
    Manager, Product Operations, 2009 - 2012
  • Rackspace
    Engineer, Product Operations, 2008 - 2009
  • Rackspace
    Learning Development Specialist, 2007 - 2008
  • Rackspace UK
    Culture Maven, 2005 - 2007
  • Rackspace UK
    Windows Support Engineer, 2004 - 2005
Places
Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
Currently
Des Moines, WA
Previously
San Antonio, TX - London, UK - Reading, UK - Dublin, Ireland - Waterford, Ireland
Pat “PatMan” Reynolds's +1's are the things they like, agree with, or want to recommend.
Defying Science And Common Sense, New York Bill Would Ban GMOs In Vaccines
www.forbes.com

In a bizarre juxtaposition of irrational fears, a New York State legislator has introduced a bill to ban GMOs in vaccines. The bill, NY AB 1

It's About Ethics
amultiverse.com

You're so vain, you probably think this comic is about you. Hello everyone! We had some downtime over the weekend, but I've taken measures t

Coffee Talk
amultiverse.com

Welcome back to the Mandatory Coffee franchise, where the java is a must-have and the paper napkins are always free. Hey! it's that time of

Protected: paedophile MPs and ‘prominent people’, say police | ExaroNews
www.exaronews.com

One described himself as a contractor for the Met, rather than a police officer. Another identifies himself as having worked for “UK gov”, a

The System Isn't Going to Fix Itself—It's Time for Us to Police the Poli...
www.wired.com

The system has failed us. Or perhaps it’s finally been given a chance to assert the truth we didn’t want to hear: black lives don’t matter a

Sarah-Jayne Blakemore: "The Teenager's Sense of Social Self" | Edge.org
edge.org

The reason why that letter is nice is because it illustrates what's important to that girl at that particular moment in her life. Less impor

The Myth Of AI | Edge.org
edge.org

The idea that computers are people has a long and storied history. It goes back to the very origins of computers, and even from before. Ther

Top 10 at 10 km
www.esa.int

Ten stunning scenes of Rosetta’s comet taken from a distance of 10 km

'The Evil Dead' Series From Sam Raimi Ordered By Starz, Bruce Campbell S...
deadline.com

The Evil Dead movie franchise has officially crossed over to television with a 10-episode straight-to-series order from Starz for a 2015 pre

FuturistSpeaker.com – A Study of Future Trends and Predictions by Futuri...
www.futuristspeaker.com

In 2004, scientists Andre Geim and Kostya Novoselov from the University of Manchester, used adhesive tape to lift a thin layer of carbon fro

Kent City Council votes to ban recreational marijuana businesses - Kent ...
www.kentreporter.com

The Kent City Council voted 5-2 to keep all recreational marijuana businesses out of town.

'Gamers' don't have to be your audience. 'Gamers' are over.
www.gamasutra.com

'Game culture' as we know it is kind of embarrassing -- it’s not even culture. It’s buying things, spackling over memes and in-jokes repeate

First close loop system that can adjust spinal cord signals in real time...
nextbigfuture.com

Science Translational Medicine - Closed-loop neuromodulation of spinal sensorimotor circuits controls refined locomotion after complete spin

Launch Update
new.livestream.com

CRS-4 Launch by SpaceX on Livestream - Livestream.com

Paleo Spicy Pork Tacos
seasidekitchen.blogspot.com

Taco Tuesday is a big deal to Southern Californians, and I bet if you survey any random local they could list a dozen places that have a tac

Health officials warn of Sea-Tac measles exposure
www.komonews.com

Public health officials are warning that people may have been exposed to measles at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

A Cambrian Explosion In AI Is Coming | TechCrunch
techcrunch.com

You can call it a Virtual Personal Assistant, an Intelligent Agent, an Intelligent Interface or whatever you wish. We call it inevitable. Th

Physicists Make First Magnonic Transistor: An Advance For Quasiparticle ...
www.neomatica.com

A group of physicists and material scientists have created the first magnonic transistor, paving the way for novel chips and circuits based

Beef Pineapple Curry (2*) and Chicken Panang Curry (3*) with a side of sticky rice. Fantastic flavors, perfect spiciness, and a very reasonable price for the quality of food. 10/10 will get take-out again.
Public - 2 months ago
reviewed 2 months ago
Exceptional service from Brian, would rent storage again!
Public - 5 months ago
reviewed 5 months ago
Pet-friendly, great reception staff, clean, amenities close by - good place to stay.
Public - 8 months ago
reviewed 8 months ago
Pet-friendly, laid back, sense of humor at the front desk - central, but stop at Albertson's on the way into town if coming from the south, it's a lot of lights back :)
Public - 8 months ago
reviewed 8 months ago
20 reviews
Map
Map
Map
Thoroughly professional and comprehensive, great advice and understanding - and price was eminently reasonable. 10/10 would bring our family member here again.
Public - 5 months ago
reviewed 5 months ago
Locals actually eat here. 'Nuff said.
Public - 8 months ago
reviewed 8 months ago
I spent 7 years in San Antonio, TX before moving to Washington, and as a result my standard for Mexican food is extremely high. Arturo's clears the bar with room to spare! Enough said...
Public - 10 months ago
reviewed 10 months ago