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I received the following job notice:

My name is Alex. I run a local digital agency here in Pittsburgh called roketco.com. We specialize in all things web and UI/UX design. We have a 3-4 month contract job coming up that we need some help with and thought you might know some folks who could be a good fit. Details below:

Native iOS and Android Development
Bluetooth Low Energy Experience
Agile/Scrum Experience
Test Driven Development
Strong Understanding of Algorithms, Data Structures, and Object Oriented Design
Iterative Development, Daily Stand Ups, Retrospectives, Peer-to-Peer Code Reviews
An Eye for Design and Understanding of It’s Importance
On-site Pittsburgh-based talent needed

These are just some of the requirements, but at the core, it’s important that the person(s) be able to fit well within a team of awesome developers, and care deeply about their craft. They’ll be developing an iOS or Android app that communicates over Bluetooth with a new consumer product not yet released. They’ll most likely work on-site at the company’s headquarters 5 days a week for 3-4 months. In that timeframe, the person(s) and their team will be ready to release to the App Store and Google Play. This is one of America’s fastest growing companies and is filled with incredible talent. Nothing is promised, but after the contract is up, full time opportunities may be an option.

Are you interested in learning more? If you don't know anyone, is this something you might be interested in? We'll give a kickback to any successful referrals you might have. Thanks for taking the time to read this!

Best,
Alex

Alex Hendershott
216.218.6507
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Robot talks to telemarketers for you. There are some recordings of some of the more humorous calls at http://JollyRogerTelephone.com/. And you can get a recording of calls you forwarded to the prototype site.

Now it's a +Kickstarter project:
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Want to try something different around Valentine's Day? It's $125 per couple, but if you like #crafts, this Wine & Chocolate event is sort of a high tech version. You'll be making your own etched wine glasses and chocolate molds. At least two couples are required for each session, so sign up for one that says "3 seats left" to ensure the event takes place for both you and the other couple already signed up.

On the Registration page, enter one or both names in the one "Student's Name" field, enter just one age and click "Add to Cart" (not Continue Registration).
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Heh, n/p. Thanks for posting this. I'd considered doing the glass center thing, but it's apparently only 15 minutes to make the glass rose. This sounds much more interesting.
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A competitive robotics team with a +Kickstarter project looking for just a part of their costs.
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We just launched 23 new workshops for 2017, and to celebrate, we’re giving away a free spot on our Olympic National Park Workshop with David Muench. Sign up for our newsletter to enter. Already on our mailing list? You're already entered once. Share the contest with your friends on Facebook, Twitter and by email for more chances to win—the more you share, the better your chances of winning! The giveaway runs from January 12th until Febr...
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Know any potential Women Entrepreneurs? I have attended most of these Startup Weekend events that were held here in Pittsburgh in the past. The one coming up next month (March) is a special Women's Edition of it.

If you know of any women who might want to team up and do a "green" startup, let me know. There are some government grants available this year (only) and my gender doesn't quite fit the theme. ;-) Someone who is interested in handling the marketing/business side and maybe has contacts with restaurants, or is at least interested in that, would be a plus.
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If anyone is in one of their coverage areas and has not yet used the service, you can try this for credit on your first ride(s): RideShareCredit -- enter that code into the Payment area of the Lyft app before you request a ride, or use this link:

https://www.Lyft.com/invited/RideShareCredit
Rideshare with Lyft. Lyft is your friend with a car, whenever you need one. Download the app, and get a ride from a friendly driver within minutes.
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Tomorrow (Tuesday) night - Love Hurts - The Moth StorySLAM at the Rex Theater - $10
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Handel's Giulio Cesare by Undercroft Opera, tonight (Thursday) through Monday.

Undercroft has its own orchestra. This is a community orchestra, featuring 100% local artists. The orchestra performs great orchestral works in their own performances, in addition to playing for the Operas performed by the Undercroft Opera.
Undercroft Opera is a Pittsburgh based opera company, specializing in traditional opera with local talent.
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I'm assuming there can only be one of these in the state. Just before that one I also saw EVL CHLD but you couldn't read it in the blurry pic because the car had started moving when the light turned green.
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I wonder if +Elon Musk​ has the California version of SpaceX.
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    Sr. Technical Analyst, 1988 - present
  • Dravo Corporation
    Technical Analyst, 1982 - 1988
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My idea for the next major innovation of the Internet since the worldwide web was chosen as the first place entry by industry leaders in the 2011 Global Innovation Content sponsored by Afilias. (But they sent the prize money to the second place guy in Germany!)
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    Telecommunications, 1987 - 1990
  • Yougstown State University
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