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Ry4an Brase
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Lives in Narberth, PA
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Woah, just found my late-90s +University of Minnesota collectable mouse mat from the CS labs.
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I've committed my share of home repair sins, but nothing like this.
The extension cord powered outlet at the bottom provided power to this subpanel, which provided power to the garage.
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Why yes, this is a text from my 5 year old asking me if she can get a phone case.
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I can't wait to text with my nephews.
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I think the #1 thing that could help sprinkler adoption is for movies and TV to stop misrepresenting how they work.  In media if the fire alarm goes off or if one sprinkler gets hot they all go off.  That's not how a normal sprinkler install works (and certainly not a domestic one).   When one sprinkler head gets very hot that one and only that one starts spewing water.

You're not going to be cooking a chicken and have your whole home flooded just because smoke triggered your smoke alarm or reached one of your sprinkler heads.

The only reasonable concerns I can understand are that if they're hit hard by a flying ball (kids!) they can be made to spray, and recessed sprinkler heads can help with both that and the aesthetics.
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Okay, I need April Fools to not exist anymore.

Also, I know the economics are delicate and constantly changing, but I have a hard time being mad about this added expense for someone who can afford to build a 4500+ square foot home in the first place.
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Dear coffee shop in tourist town (You know who you are),
The father that gets up at 6am on his vacation to have coffee and alone time to write, does not want to listen to the soundtrack from Frozen. He'll get plenty of that in the 5 hours he'll spend in the car today with his family.

This is literally the first time I have ever experienced a coffee shop that plays the wrong music. Now it's "Call Me Maybe." I'm never going to get any work done in here.
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Need to draw an ASCII diagram? ASCIIFlow is awesome: - sure beats doing this stuff by hand. As a bonus, nice integration with Google Drive as well!
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Though the nice thing about Sasha never having pockets is I don't have to check for things in them when I do the wash.
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My daughter has always been delighted with pockets. They're a big deal to her.
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Now they're showing view counts.  I dunno if that's high or not.
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I don't think so. You can hide it in profile though. 
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  • DramaFever
    Software Developer, 2012 - present
  • 8thBridge
    Software Developer, 2011 - 2012
  • University of Minnesota
    Software Developer, 2010 - 2011
  • Swarmcast
    Co-Founder/CTO, 2001 - 2010
  • OpenCola
    Software Developer, 1999 - 2001
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Narberth, PA
Minneapolis, MN - St. Louis, MO - Chicago, IL - Arlington, TX
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If there's anything in my life that passes as a FAQ, it's the four in my name. Covering the standard questions: It's not a typo. It is legal, and it's silent when pronounced. I added the four 20 years ago for what seemed like good reasons at the time. I'm still quite fond of it even if it does make every aspect of my life very easy to Google. Besides, if I thought about changing back I'd have a tattoo to remove.
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Globally unique first name, 85dB sneezes, correct at least as often as I'm wrong
  • University of Minnesota
    Comp Sci / EE, 1995 - 2000
  • Gateway Institute of Technology
    Comp Sci, 1991 - 1995
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