Cover photo
Shepherd Kendall
Works at Content Analyst
Attends George Mason University


Shepherd Kendall

Shared publicly  - 
Standard corporate backfire. The more you hide the truth, the more it wants to be free.
Rob Malda originally shared:
VISA/Mastercard stopped Mythbusters from revealing how trackable & hackable RFID actually is.
Joshua Miller's profile photo
I <3 my kena kai wallet. Had it for years, can't brag about it enough.
Add a comment...

Shepherd Kendall

Shared publicly  - 
Right on the money. (Thanks, Pinky)
Joshua Miller's profile photo
This one pisses me off on a daily basis, not because programmers are bad but because the software we are asked to build is awful (web or compiled). Personally, I blame the nerds for allowing the world to be run by philandering jackalopes that care more about their golf game than their families. Nerds should have come out of their introspective hidey-holes long ago and put all these "natural born leaders" down.

Until we all acknowledge that we build shit for idiots, we aren't going to realize any real progress. There are so many advancements that aren't even being pursued because people are so depressed about the state of the industry that they just work their day job, get paid, and drink to forget that they spent years in college studying uber shit only to come out and work on gibberish because it felt like an epiphany to a 50 year-old marketing exec still pissed that his wife wants her own car.

I stress every day to the devs I work with (especially the young ones) that if you aren't writing code at home, you are wasting your time and (more importantly) your talent. Write code for yourself. Critique that shit, and write it better. Rinse. Repeat.

As an example, I can only see one huge realm of vast improvement: video games. Why? It's the only industry you still see where the genius that came up with the idea is still running the company. This shouldn't be an exception, it should be the norm, but we are so hell-bent on making shareholders happy that we lose sight of what is important: risk, surprise, and dare we even consider it, innovation. It's so frustrating to see people running technology companies that obviously could give a shit about their own product.
Add a comment...

Shepherd Kendall

Shared publicly  - 
Congrats, Apple fanboys. You got yet another iDontCare.
Clay Yount's profile photoJill L's profile photoDan Seldow's profile photoJim Reinknecht's profile photo
I laughed so hard milk came out my nose when I read the spin from fanboys on engadget's review of the event: "the phone isn't 4g because Apple engineered the device to get 4g speeds using 3g hardware". Uh. good luck with that. In Dallas I get 34 MB down with my phone. There is no way that phone is going to get anywhere close to even 5 MB down with its antenna and on AT&T's craptastic network.
Add a comment...

Shepherd Kendall

Shared publicly  - 
Chris Cho originally shared:
Wow, this is great!

The device itself is placed behind the ear and no part of it is visible. It doesn't have a speaker or a microphone. It uses the outer part of the ear to funnel sound coming toward it and send it down the ear canal.

This implant takes vibrations and turns them into electrical signals. These are then sent to its sound processor. Then, through a small mechanical stimulus, the electrical signals are sent to your brain, so that the brain can work out what is being said.

(full story:
Add a comment...

Shepherd Kendall

Shared publicly  - 
Add a comment...

Shepherd Kendall

Shared publicly  - 
The crappy thing about being in India is that everybody I want to talk to right now is asleep.
Xenophod Xenakis's profile photo
You should work the night shift.
Add a comment...

Shepherd Kendall

Shared publicly  - 
me: if jesus had lived now, would he be googleable?
Roger Studner: only on Bing
Add a comment...

Shepherd Kendall

Shared publicly  - 
Sascha Pallenberg originally shared:
Add a comment...

Shepherd Kendall

Shared publicly  - 
Jennifer Bailey originally shared:
I couldn't resist sharing this, huge Game of Thrones fan :D

You can find it on Red Bubble as a tee.

Winter is Coming

Add a comment...
You call yourself a salesman, you son of a bitch?
Fiery the angels rose, and as they rose deep thunder roll'd. Around their shores: indignant burning with the fires of Orc.
  • George Mason University
    English, Linguistics, 2009 - present
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte
    Computer Science, 1993 - 1997
Contributor to
Software Developer
  • Content Analyst
    2013 - present
  • Informatica
    2010 - 2012
  • Clearspring
    2007 - 2008
  • Microsoft
    2004, 2005
  • Verizon Wireless
    2006 - 2007
  • Worldcom
    1998 - 2000
  • Echo360
    Senior Software Engineer, 2012 - 2013
Basic Information
Shepherd Kendall's +1's are the things they like, agree with, or want to recommend.

Quantified Self app for Pebble users. You must have a Pebble smart watch to use this app!


Connect to your Nest Learning Thermostat and Nest Protect smoke and carbon monoxide alarm from one place - the Nest app on your Android devi

Google Play Music

Shop music on Google Play and listen instantly using the Google Play Music app. The Google Play Music app lets you listen to your music coll

Google+ - Apps on Android Market

Real-life sharing rethought for the web, wherever you are. Share and keep up with people no matter where you are. Features: Circles let you


Read books on your phone, including thousands of free Kindle books. The Kindle app puts over a million books at your fingertips. It’s the ap

IMDb Movies &amp; TV

Search the world's largest collection: · Over 1.5 million movie and TV titles · Over 3.2 million celebrities, actors, actresses, directors a

NASA HD-TV on Ustream

NASA HD-TV @ Ustream.TV: If you are watching from a mobile device or slower connection, watch the Mobile Feed for NASA Television Here

Project Glass

Thoughts, designs, and stories.

Chrome Beta - Apps on Android Market

The speed and simplicity of Chrome, now on your Android phone and tablet. Browse fast on your Android smartphone or tablet, and bring your p

Yahoo! Fantasy Football '11

Yahoo! Fantasy Football, the Web’s #1 Fantasy Football game, comes to Android. If you can't live without Fantasy Football, then you belong w

Budget when fired

Being fired is a potentially devastating event: this is a daily description of what 1 couple has done to cope with the fact, and then pursu

Baby Matilda: Guess Who is Here Now?

Guess Who is Here Now? If you guessed baby Matilda, you guessed right! After a long, long induction on Sunday evening/Monday, by midnight Mo

Paris Airport Gets Holographic Boarding Agents

&quot;Bonjour! I invite you to go to your boarding gate. Paris Airports wishes you a bon voyage,&quot; the attendant in front of you smiles

Flight Track&#39;s Honeycomb tablet update now available in the ...

FlightTrack for Android We got our first look at Flight Track&#39;s Honeycomb tablet update back at Google IO in May. Today, that update&amp;#39

Waste your afternoon playing Nexus Contraptions (we are ...

Featured: HP TouchPad Review! iOS 5 beta 2 gallery. Android; BlackBerry; iPhone / iPad; HP Palm webOS; Windows Phone; Nokia. LOGIN; JOIN OUR

Stilbruch: [I&#39;M SORRY] In the gutts of Google+ - Games and Gifts ...

[I&#39;M SORRY] In the gutts of Google+ - Games and Gifts and Questions and stuff. Ok.. I feel so bad about this.. And I sincerely apologize

Robert Morris, man who helped develop Unix, dies at 78 -- Engadget

We have some somber news to bring you this morning: Robert Morris, the cryptographer who helped create Unix, has died at the age of 78.

Great staff, family run, they have a little of everything. I've never walked in and not found anything I needed/wanted. Support local business, shop here.
Public - 6 months ago
reviewed 6 months ago
I went to this store on a Saturday for the first time. I'll never go again. Claustrophobic space, limited quantities of supplies. They didn't even have something simple like a hydrometer. I would have asked if they had any in the back but they were too busy ignoring customers to help. Stood in the store for 15 minutes as people just piled up in line. I walked out wanting to never brew beer again.
Quality: Poor to fairAppeal: Poor to fairService: Poor to fair
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
3 reviews
Great bar, lots of Sinatra memorabilia. Owner is a fantastic bar tender and the other bar tenders are very friendly. This is a great place to stop for a cold beer and good camaraderie.
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago