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Rick Wagner
Works at San Diego Supercomputer Center
Attended University of California, San Diego
Lives in San Diego, California
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Meet Indy, a puppy we adopted from the Helen Woodward Animal Center.
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Indy B trippin
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If George R. R. Martin was involved in the brewing, one bottle out of every hundred is probably poisoned.
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Cool thanks!
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Happy Holidays from the North Shore of Oahu!
#motorcycle #oahu
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VIS198 - MPIScope for Distributed Graphics Applications
Within the context of our data visualization project my role was mostly
to develop a framework with which the other members of the team could implement
their graphical ideas.
To accomplish this goal
I developed a Python module to contain
the data retrieval ...
Within the context of our data visualization project my role was mostly to develop a framework with which the other members of the team could implement their graphical ideas. To accomplish this goal I developed a Python modul...
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Secure photography. #privacy
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I don't know, have you actually torn it apart to check for hidden transmitters?
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Dear +LagunitasBrewing,

Thank you for completing the thought in my head.

Sincerely,
Rick
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My son at +MakerPlace learning to use power tools in the wood shop. Liz was a great instructor.
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my metal shop teacher only had 3 fingers on one hand. I still remember the speech. "When I tell you not to ** with the band saw I mean don't ** with band saw" holds up nubs. 
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Red Hat showing that being profitable can include supporting open source communities.
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A write up by +David Shere about his work building a simple tiled display wall graphics tool using PyGame and MPI for a class I co-taught. Great work, especially considering that the cluster (SDSC's Meteor) went to SC13 for a big part of the quarter.
Within the context of our data visualization project my role was mostly to develop a framework with which the other members of the team could implement their graphical ideas. To accomplish this goal I developed a Python modul...
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Many thanks to +Richard Brueckner of +insideHPC for posting a great summary video of SDSC's time at #SC13.
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Awesome! The video wouldn't play in G+ for some reason but I found it on Youtube.
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The Girl Scouts have always been about teaching practical life skills. At the San Diego Mini Maker Faire.
#SDMMF #girlsrule
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Hahah!
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High Performance Computing Manager & Ph.D. Candidate
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  • San Diego Supercomputer Center
    HPC Systems Manager, 2012 - present
  • San Diego Supercomputer Center
    HPC Systems Engineer, 2010 - 2012
  • University of California, San Diego
    Graduate Student, 2005 - 2009
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San Diego, California
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San Diego, California - Germany - Vermont - Las Vegas
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I'm a Ph.D. Candidate at the University of California, San Diego, researching astrophysical turbulence. To pay the bills, I'm working as the HPC Systems Manager at the San Diego Supercomputer Center while I do the writing.
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  • University of California, San Diego
    Physics, 2003 - 2009
  • San Diego Mesa College
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