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Scott Converse
Works at Entrepreneur/Consultant
Lives in Longmont, CO
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Exec who manages data cap measurements doesn't know why Comcast caps are so low.
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Uh-oh, i think this guy is in trouble.  But he stated the facts.

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I totally fucking agree.
At news award-winning book, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, is set to be pulled from a school reading list over parental concerns about swearing, the debate around language and s...
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Hmmm

The science of skipping breakfast: how government nutritionists may have gotten it wrong
http://wapo.st/1P0WcWL
The Dietary Guidelines for Americans warns that skipping breakfast may cause weight gain. But stronger scientific evidence says otherwise.
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Privacy Badger is a browser add-on that stops advertisers and other third-party trackers from secretly tracking where you go and what pages you look at on the web. If an advertiser seems to be tracking you across multiple websites without your permission, Privacy Badger automatically blocks that ...
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Damn it.  Guess I'll eat more mexican food.

http://www.forbes.com/forbes/2007/0723/080.html
The fast-food purveyor seeks employees and operators who believe serving chicken is God's work.
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Toxoplasmosis on a dailyyy !!!

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Don't buy Lenovo computers.  This isn't the first time they've pulled crap like this.

http://thenextweb.com/insider/2015/08/12/lenovo-used-a-hidden-windows-feature-to-ensure-its-software-could-not-be-deleted/
A recently uncovered feature – which had been swept under the rug – allowed new Lenovo laptops to use new Windows features to install the company's software and tools even if ...
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Ugh that's an aweful thing to do .. sheesh

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Come on folks.. pony up!
 
I apologize for the spam, but I feel like a lot of people don't see this because of the way G+ and Facebook work, so I am trying a more direct approach.

Please reshare this far and wide! I believe the term we are looking for is viral.  It's a good cause.
We need your help. Women in Cambodia finally are being given a forum for sharing their stories of sexual and gender-based violence under the Khmer Rouge. For 40 years little was known, and even less was published, on this aspect of the genocide. You have a unique opportunity to be part of documen...
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I'm still around at TinkerMill. Just not leading it anymore. We do have an online radio station (www.tinkermillradio.org), just for fun.

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If you think it looks good, you should hear how it sounds! #3dprinting
3D printing offers a great deal of possibility for the world of music, from custom instruments at a reasonable price to completely new forms of music.  And, while the first 3D printed violin from 3D Varius doesn’t necessarily take advantage of the technology to create new sounds, its construction from clear resin via the SLA printing …
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Longmont, CO
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Boulder, CO. - Denver, CO. - Los Altos, CA. - Chicago, Il. - New York, NY. - Cedar Rapids, IA. - Dallas, TX. - Los Angeles, CA.
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Just another hunk-o-protoplasm drifting through the biosphere...
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Product and Business Creator
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Currently have a small consulting practice and am involved in hackerspaces (tinkermill.org). Last 5 years or so: Founded a couple of startups (ClickCaster and Medioh). Past 20 years or so: worked in senior executive positions for Apple, Paramount Pictures/Viacom, Motorola, MCI, Nagravision and McCloud USA. Love to create and democratize platforms (software, organizational, business and non-profits).
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Create stuff; put together teams of amazing people; guide it all so good things happen.
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I'm teachable.
Employment
  • Entrepreneur/Consultant
    CEO/CTO/VP/Managing Partner, 2004 - present
  • Mcleod USA
    GM, Cable/TV/Telephone group, 2003 - 2004
  • MCI Inc.
    VP, Strategy, 1999 - 2003
  • Motorola
    Divisional VP HS wireless/4G, 1997 - 1999
  • Paramount Pictures
    Sr. VP Technology, 1994 - 1997
  • Apple Inc.
    Sr. Group Mgr/AEML Director- Online Services, 1987 - 1994
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