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Simon MacDonald
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Attended Technical University of Nova Scotia
Lived in Ottawa, ON
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Show your passion for your favorite web technologies and programming languages with a shirt, hoodie, sweater, crewneck, or poster. Get your code in your closet!
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I never liked brussels sprouts until I had this recipe.
Fall is the perfect time to enjoy a hearty side dish of root vegetables with crisp brussels sprouts!  This side is packed with vitamins A and C, and very high in potassium.  When consuming fat soluble vitamins (A, D, E and K)...
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I'm so glad I've changed your mind!  Brassicas for everyone!
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Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration by Ed Catmull  is a book that I enjoyed because it does a pretty good job of giving you the back story on how the company Pixar came to be. Pixar is the fascinating com...
Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration by Ed Catmull is a book that I enjoyed because it does a pretty good job of giving you the back story on how the company Pixar came to be. Pixar is the fascinating company that has given us wonderful movies ...
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London Falling  by Paul Cornell is an urban fantasy novel featuring a good old fashion witch but I'm getting ahead of myself. In London four police officers are closing in on a mobster. During the course of their investigation they bump up against the super...
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Skin Game is the latest novel in Jim Butcher's Dresden Files . I've been a fan of this series for a long time and each novel is an enjoyable fast paced read. In this outing the wizard Harry Dresden who became the Winter's Knight a few books ago must obey Qu...
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Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie  is the multiple award winning debut novel in the Ancillary series. In it we are following Breq, the last vestige of a massive star cruiser the Justice of Toren, who's bodies or ancillaries one numbered in the thousands. We f...
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Dear Simon, we are looking for a freelance dev to help on a Phonegap App project. We need to implement SSO. Could you please answer to my email address : louisrom1[at]gmail.com ? Thanks a lot. Regards. Louis.
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VideoPlayer Plugin Updated for Cordova/PhoneGap 3.x and Above
Happily, I'm getting the chance to go back and visit some of my older plugins. I've just updated the VideoPlayer plugin so you can install it via the command line tools. To install via the command line just do: cordova plugin add https://github.com/macdonst...
Happily, I'm getting the chance to go back and visit some of my older plugins. I've just updated the VideoPlayer plugin so you can install it via the command line tools. To install via the command line just do: cordova plugin add https://github.com/macdonst/VideoPlayer ...
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My Speech Rec Presentation at InfoQ NY
The slides and video for my speech recognition presentation are up now at the InfoQ site. Feel free to watch it and laugh at my demo fail.
My Speech Rec Presentation at InfoQ NY. The slides and video for my speech recognition presentation are up now at the InfoQ site. Feel free to watch it and laugh at my demo fail. Posted by Simon MacDonald at 11:59 AM · Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to FacebookShare to Pinterest ...
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Tasty!
This weekend, I took a pizza dough out of the freezer, but when it thawed, I didn't feel like having pizza (odd, I know, pizza is one of my favourite foods!).  So I asked myself (and Google), "What else can I make with this p...
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Thanks!  Next I will have to figure out a banana version!
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If Chins Could Kill: Confessions of a B Movie Actor  by Bruce Campbell . Look I love Bruce Campbell, probably more than the next guy, I mean he's been making movies and TV shows since the early 80's so there is something there for everyone to love. But read...
If Chins Could Kill: Confessions of a B Movie Actor by Bruce Campbell. Look I love Bruce Campbell, probably more than the next guy, I mean he's been making movies and TV shows since the early 80's so there is something there for everyone to love. But read a memoir of a B movie actor, ...
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Leviathan Wakes by James SA Corey  is my new favourite space opera. I'm glad there is two more books in the series with a fourth one coming out soon. Anyway, in the future humanity has colonized Mars as well as the outer asteroid belt. In this universe wher...
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  • Adobe Systems
    Senior Software Scientist, 2014 - present
  • Graphite Software
    Software Engineer, 2013 - 2014
  • IBM
    Software Engineer, 2013
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