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Pierre-Antoine LaFayette
Works at Facebook, Inc.
Attended University of Toronto
Lives in Sunnyvale, CA, USA
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Trust me. Oculus Touch controllers are awesome. 
While the Oculus Touch controller is largely designed to tell the computer where a user’s hands are, the controller also has an idea
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An in-depth look at the new Google brand identity. g.co/design/google-id 
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This morning at #DroidconNYC , +Nick Butcher, +Chris Banes and I delivered a talk titled What's New in Android UI Engineering, covering Android 6.0 Marshmallow, new support libraries, upcoming tooling updates, and more! Check out the slides + videos in this slideshow.

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Missing Droidcon NYC... :(
 
I have uploaded my slides from "Simple HTTP with Retrofit 2" from Droidcon NYC. The video will follow in a few weeks.

To coincide with the talk, I have also released Retrofit 2.0.0-beta1! While it's not done, it's very usable.

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Retrofit has been simplifying HTTP calls for years and this new version is no different. In addition to fixing some long-standing annoyances, there are a handful of new features which make it more powerful than ever. This talk will focus on how the new APIs in Retrofit aid in making HTTP calls as simple as possible for your app. The integration with OkHttp and Okio APIs will be covered to ensure a full understanding of the HTTP stack. Common u...
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Now I've seen it all. Super Mario level implemented entirely as a WebGL shader.
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Yesterday we published more details on the past decade of our cluster networking work, with lots of pictures (see article below).  For the technical details see this blog post: http://googleresearch.blogspot.com/2015/08/pulling-back-curtain-on-googles-network.html and for the gory details this SIGCOMM paper: http://static.googleusercontent.com/media/research.google.com/en//pubs/archive/43837.pdf.
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Caltech physics lectures now available online for free. An engineer from NVidia claimed that these are the "absolute best collection of lectures on physics".
Caltech and The Feynman Lectures Website are pleased to present this online edition of The Feynman Lectures on Physics. Now, anyone with internet access and a web browser can enjoy reading a high quality up-to-date copy of Feynman's legendary lectures. However, we want to be clear that this ...
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‘It’s not shipped until it’s fast’: http://bit.ly/1Lzaf5n - great interview on behind the scenes at GitHub.
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  • University of Toronto
  • Monseigneur de Charbonnel
  • St-Jean de Lalande
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  • Facebook, Inc.
    Software Engineer - Android, 2014 - present
  • theScore
    Android Application Developer, 2013 - 2014
    Working on theScore for Android.
  • Qualcomm
    Software Engineer, 2009 - 2012
  • Electronic Arts
    Software Engineer, 2007 - 2007
  • The Jonah Group
    Software Engineer, 2009 - 2009
  • Refresh
    Facebook Developer, 2008 - 2009
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Say Yes To Less Stress: Using Trello To Plan A Wedding
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Make sure your big day is as organized as it is beautiful. Trello is the free, flexible way to plan a wedding.

An Easy Trello Workflow To Maximize Charitable Giving And Minimize Tax H...
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Start the new year off right by following through on your resolution to donate more to charity. Trello is here to help.

You made how much selling your house? You sure about that?
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Preet Banerjee breaks down the cost of buying, selling, and maintaining a home

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SF Is Tops for $1M Home Sales, but Oakland Is Rising Faster
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One of Oakland's most expensive homes, a "Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired" spaceship-thing in Claremont Hills, seeks $21 million. More homes hav

djay 2
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Ready to rock your next party? Introducing djay 2 - the next generation of the world's best-selling DJ app is now available on Android.djay

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LifeEdited’s David Friedlander recommends these dense microfiber cloths for cleaning any surface without sprays.

Unveiling The Bay Area’s 10 Most InDemand Startups of 2014 [INFOGRAPHIC]
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Summer has come to an end (sigh). But no summer is complete without our third-annual list of the Bay Area’s 10 Most InDemand Startups (aka,

The Best Pho in Toronto
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The best pho in Toronto will fill you up and warm you from the inside out. Whether topped with rosy, paper-thin sliced meats, luscious tripe

How Google Works
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Today we all live and work in the Internet Century, where technology is roiling the business landscape, and the pace of change is only accel

Managing Your Move With Trello | Trello Blog
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Or How Newlyweds Managed A Move Without Killing Each Other. A couple of weeks ago, my husband and I moved to a new place. It was our first t

Droidcon NYC 2014
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App for Droidcon NYC 2014. View and schedule sessions, see social media, other things. Based on the Google I/O 2014 app.This is NOT 100% rea

Neighbourhoods where home prices have gained most in Canada’s major cities
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Six areas in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver and Calgary where values have shot up over the past five years

Pan Am Games opens doors to state-of-the-art Scarborough aquatics centre...
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The CIBC Pan Am/Parapan Aquatics Centre and Field House will be a state-of-the-art 2015 Games venue for swimming, diving, fencing and roller

Samsung's Gear Circle is a vibrating earphone necklace
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Alongside the Gear S smartwatch, Samsung today announced the Gear Circle, a pair of wireless earphones that can pair with your smartphone an

Hyperlapse, Instagram’s New App, Is Like a $15,000 Video Setup in Your H...
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Today, Instagram is lifting the veil on Hyperlapse, the company's first-ever app outside of Instagram itself.

Lytro Illum review: this is the camera of the future
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Ten minutes into using the Lytro Illum, I’m throwing out everything I’ve ever learned about photography. Taking great photos with this camer

The Best Jerk Chicken in Toronto
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The best jerk chicken in Toronto is a formidable list of the best-spiced and most tender chicken on the block. It goes without saying that a

Stream the entire first episode of HBO's 'The Leftovers' for free
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Last night's debut of The Leftovers on HBO marked Damon Lindelof's return to TV, and viewers are already buzzing about the Lost co-creator's

Chef is a master pizza maker. The crust is incredibly fluffy, light, and delicious. I may have enjoyed it more than the legendary Di Fara's in Brooklyn, although they make different styles of pizza. Well worth a visit.
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These guys are the best in Toronto! Always a great time and a great learning experience!
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