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Paul Holden
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Starret-Lehigh building in New York. One of my favourites here.

http://www.starrett-lehigh.com/
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How do I get a application. 
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Red Arrows above my house yesterday.
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+Linda Holden I wonder how many car crashes they cause? :)
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This is really impressive (and also hilarious, when they start throwing boxes around)
 
Thanks to +Ivan DeWolf  et al. for the link to this very impressive work using optimization to discover muscle placement and controllers. Watch the video! My friend +Michiel van de Panne is the middle author. Paper here: http://www.staff.science.uu.nl/~geijt101/papers/SA2013/
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Some of the finest credits ever made for a videogame.
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+Andrew Roberts That was for The Movies. Google Drive now syncs photos and videos with G+ so I rediscovered a load of old clips I've had squirreled away for years
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This hotel has a pretty spectacular view!
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Today I spotted some mutated acorns on the yard. Apparently they're Knopper galls, created when a tiny wasp injects an acorn with an egg and a mix of chemicals. And the wasps have a weird two-phase breeding cycle where the generation born from Pedunculate Oaks are all females. The females then lay eggs inside Turkey Oak catkins, which hatch into a generation of male and female wasps.

Such a strange hack.

Also, artichoke galls http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oak_artichoke_gall . Imagine injecting a tree with a chemical and having it grow into a house.
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Nice view from the High Line Park - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/High_Line_(New_York_City)
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Nice shot!
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Got bitten by something in the garden yesterday. Wondering what super powers I'm going to end up with.
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Holy feck!
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This is nearly 12 years old now! I still hope Microsoft decide to make this some day.

Looks pretty good for an Xbox 1 (not Xbox One!) game.
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I do keep hearing rumours...
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I shouldn't have started playing this, it's far too addictive.
Cookie Clicker © Orteil, 2013 - hosted by DashNet | twitter | tumblr | Help? Bugs? Ideas? Check out the forum! | Chat with us on IRC | Get your Cookie Clicker shirts, stickers and hoodies! Oops, looks like the game isn't loading right! Please make sure your javascript is enabled, then refresh.
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I imagine it's intensely annoying listening to someone else play.

Click click click click click...
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New York, the morning of New Year's Eve 2013
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Yeah, Virgin Media is pretty fast.
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If I may jump in and brag about my mobile carrier, on T-Mo with a $120 family plan that they promised was honest-to-God unlimited-everything, in rush hour in midtown Manhattan I clocked 34mbps down/14mbps up, 35ms ping. That's nuts. It's not what AT&T prepared me for.

Tether a few testing machines at work, rack up maybe four hundred megs a day on that, no problem. Verizon FiOS at home is throttling our youtube again, iptables trick didn't work? Just gotta tap that hotspot widget for me and the missus and goodbye buffering.

Then there's the unlimited data internationally, which you really appreciate on the other side of the planet. Makes me want to update this old thing I did in 2010.. http://mobilitydigest.com/nyc-drag-race-results-t-mo-tko/
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Work
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Site Reliability Engineer
Employment
  • Google
    Site Reliability Engineer, 2013 - present
  • Media Molecule
    Lead Architect, 2007 - 2012
  • Barclays Capital
    Manager in Global Markets, 2006 - 2007
  • Lionhead Studios
    Programmer, 2004 - 2006
  • Intrepid Computer Entertainment
    Programmer, 2001 - 2004
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New York
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Farnborough - York - Milton Keynes - Guildford - Woking - Ovingham, UK
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Introduction
I have worked on games including BC (unreleased), The Movies, LittleBigPlanet, LittleBigPlanet 2 and Tearaway.

I'm currently a Site Reliability Engineer at Google.
Bragging rights
I wrote an N64 emulator in JavaScript, because it seemed like a good idea at the time.
Education
  • York University
    Computer Science, 1997 - 2001
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StrmnNrmn, HulkHolden
This isn't really a hotel, it's an apartment block
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Great location, very nice rooms, friendly and helpful staff.
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Second year we've been here. Great facilities and the staff were very friendly and attentive.
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Comfy rooms, a great breakfast and very friendly staff.
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Pulled pork burrito - what's not to like?
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