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Shaine Mata
Worked at Save Techs
Attended University of Texas at Austin
Lives in Mission, Texas
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When I was at a conference earlier this year, I heard a statement I knew would change my business. I later realised it would also change my entire life.
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From "Early Retirement Extreme: A philosophical and practical guide to financial independence" by Jacob Lund Fisker, Ann Beaver, Zev Averbach -

"Training is what you know whereas education is who you are as a person. As a result, people receiving the same training can end up with very different educations."

Start reading this book for free: http://amzn.to/2daSSzX
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Bringing Dead Blogs Back To Life
I have been considering the resurrection of RGV Life and MissionTexas.net recently. These blogs continue to generate a little bit of advertising revenue from Google Adsense every few months despite sitting around without updates. I don't feel any guilt or r...
I have been considering the resurrection of RGV Life and MissionTexas.net recently. These blogs continue to generate a little bit of advertising revenue from Google Adsense every few months despite sitting around without upda...
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Glacial Financial Growth of my Plan
My financial experiments have so far proven more or less workable, although rather slow. In fact, circumstances have led to diminished cash reserves, to the point where I am slightly nervous. I've had some big draws on my reserves that in times past would h...
My financial experiments have so far proven more or less workable, although rather slow. In fact, circumstances have led to diminished cash reserves, to the point where I am slightly nervous. I've had some big draws on my res...
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A coalition of security firms has warned that the lack of a cohesive security strategy around IoT could lead to disaster if left unchecked.
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I want you to imagine a world in which you seriously thought about every purchase you made in your life.
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The New Amazon Echo Dot: One step closer to ubiquitous voice control
The Amazon Echo Tap One thing I love about Star Trek, most of the different series, is the ability to issue voice commands to the ship's computer. The crew is able to use the computer's voice recognition anywhere they go. Amazon has introduced a new and imp...
The Amazon Echo Tap One thing I love about Star Trek, most of the different series, is the ability to issue voice commands to the ship's computer. The crew is able to use the computer's voice recognition anywhere they go. Ama...
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8 laps around the inside of the CEED building is about 1 mile.
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I have slow days too.
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This cracks me up.
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Beer thirty sounds more enticing than Chardonnay thirty.
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Watching Banshee on Amazon Prime Video. One of the best things from Cinema.
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Tech Geek | Advocate | Conservative | Awesome | Freemason

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  • McAllen, Texas
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  • University of Texas at Austin
  • South Texas College
  • University of Texas Pan American
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Technology Coaching
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Wi-Fi, networking, social media, one-on-one teaching,
Employment
  • Save Techs
    Operations Manager, 2015 - 2015
  • Frontera Consulting
    Field consultant, 2014 - 2014
  • GE Aviation
    Processor, 2013 - 2014
  • Solavei
    Social Networker, 2013 - 2014
  • Save Techs
    2013 - 2013
  • Texas House of Representatives
    Aide, 2006 - 2012
  • Convergys
    2001 - 2003
  • Confetti Party Stuff & Gifts
    2004 - 2006
  • United Migrant Opportunity Services Head Start
    2006 - 2006
  • South Texas Communications
    2008 - 2009
  • T-Mobile
    2003 - 2004
  • Cinch Connectivity
    Machine Operator, 2015 - 2016
  • Frontera Consulting
    Technical Project Manager, 2016 - present
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Mission, Texas
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Madison, WI - Austin, TX - Wautoma, WI - Rice Lake, WI - San Angelo, TX - Hidalgo, TX - Hereford, TX - Marion, IN - Wild Rose, WI - Stevens Point, WI
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601 N Main St, Mcallen, TX 78501
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EconomicPolicyJournal.com: The Heroic Central Banker Who Has Rejected Ke...
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Russia's central banker, Elvira Nabiullina, continues to be the most impressive central banker in the world. It appears she has completely r

Simple - Better Banking - Android Apps on Google Play
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THE WAY BANKING SHOULD BESimple offers awesome support, simplified budgeting tools, and most importantly, financial peace of mind. We believ

South Texas ‘takedown’ nets 16 arrests tied to federal insurance fraud
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McALLEN — Authorities detailed 16 arrests Thursday in six cases targeting purported false billings, kickbacks and theft involving healthcare

You are not special
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The Road to Character. By David Brooks. Random House; 300 pages; $28. Allen Lane; £17.99. Buy from Amazon.co.uk PEOPLE are too full of thems

London’s Most Mysterious Mansion
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Ever since it was purchased by an offshore company, Witanhurst has been expanding—and nobody knows who owns it.

Save Camp Lula Sams
www.rgv-life.com

I realize that this is a bit last-minute; but, it is important. A few days ago, I was contacted by +Karine Aigner regarding a campaign to sa

Why the UK is getting it right with Bitcoin - Virgin.com
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I’m pretty libertarian in my political outlook. I believe in free trade, minimal government intervention and generally letting people get on

A Guide to Thesis-Writing and a Guide to Life - The New Yorker
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Writing and research manuals like Umberto Eco’s “How to Write a Thesis” offer a vision of our best selves.

Mike with a Prius: Prius-ing for Dummies - beginner Prius mileage tips
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It just so happens at my place of work there's a lovely bunch of environmentally minded people who own Prii (sometimes you see 5 or 6 of the

Google Drive to replace Google+ Photos for picture backups
www.gmanetwork.com

Google Drive, the Internet giant's cloud-based file storage service, may replace Google+ Photos as the de facto destination for photo backup

In bloom
blog.missiontexas.net

Our citrus trees are in bloom.

Neptune: An Almost-Crazy Idea for Upending the Smartphone Ecosystem | WIRED
www.wired.com

Today, the smartphone is the center of our digital lives. Does it have to be?

BORDER NEWSPAPERS NEED TO MAKE IT VERY CLEAR WHERE INCIDENTS OF DRUG VIO...
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I wonder how many other online readers of The Monitor, based in McAllen, Texas, had a lump rise in their throats on the morning of Jan. 28 w

The Interview
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In the action-comedy The Interview, Dave Skylark (James Franco) and his producer Aaron Rapoport (Seth Rogen) run the popular celebrity tablo

Buttermilk Biscuits With Chorizo Cream Gravy
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Transferring another recipe over, and I think Friday's a perfect day to share a yummy weekend breakfast idea. Buttermilk Biscuits with Chori

Google Classroom
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Classroom helps teachers save time, keep classes organized, and improve communication with students.

Celebrated a birthday here. It was a great experience.
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reviewed a month ago
Large variety rather than large quantity. It is easy to try new foods shopping here.
Public - a month ago
reviewed a month ago
I order online and pick up here. On occasion, I shop here if I want to see the product before buying.
Public - a month ago
reviewed a month ago
I found the portions a bit more generous than expected, compared to other places. Light 50s theme. Popular Mom and Pop restaurant.
Food: GoodDecor: GoodService: Very Good
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
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They are good at what they do for service. Just keep in mind that you pay a premium for it. No opinion on buying cars from here.
Public - a month ago
reviewed a month ago
Being self-employed, if I do not work, I do not earn money. There are only so many hours in the day, not all billable. My GetFriday assistant helps me maximize my billable hours and reduce my administrative time. While I can't work more hours, I can finally invest time into bigger and better opportunities knowing that I have a team to back me up.
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
This location includes an outside eating area. As for the food, it's no surprise. One goes for the many flavors of chicken wings.
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago