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I've been working at Google for about  3 months now, so I am still a "noogler", and when family and friends have asked what it's like I've had to be pretty mum about anything technical.  But now there's this Borg paper out there.  Borg is a big part of what makes the day to day nuts and bolts of the work I do at Google (very) different than it has been at other places (though there are other big differences besides just the nuts and bolts of the work, of course).  So if you are curious to know what it's like, read the paper.  Or watch this video from 2011, which isn't  bad intro either.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ZFMlO98Jkc

http://static.googleusercontent.com/media/research.google.com/en/us/pubs/archive/43438.pdf
 
Finally, a public paper on software that's been a central part of my work (and most other Googlers) for 8 years.  Scale!
Venue. Proceedings of the European Conference on Computer Systems (EuroSys), ACM, Bordeaux, France (2015). Publication Year. 2015. Authors. Abhishek Verma, Luis Pedrosa, Madhukar R. Korupolu, David Oppenheimer, Eric Tune, John Wilkes. BibTeX. @inproceedings{43438, title = {Large-scale cluster ...
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Are you assimilating well into the google collective?
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Having grown up with a 4.77 MHz 8088 IBM PC with CGA and the pitiful little speaker, and Turbo Pascal, this video seems pretty incredible to me.  Music at the end credits (where more cpu is devoted to sound) is impressive considering the hardware.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yHXx3orN35Y&feature=youtu.be

And how it was done (amazing and humbling):
http://www.reenigne.org/blog/1k-colours-on-cga-how-its-done/

And about the music at the end:
http://www.reenigne.org/blog/8088-pc-speaker-mod-player-how-its-done/

verification video is almost more entertaining:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O4dtJbb6Eow

via: http://www.metafilter.com/148737/CGA-4-colors-amirite
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Lately been working on some Space Monster code for Space Nerds In Space.  Lots and lots of quaternions.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pw1BR29O70Y&feature=youtu.be
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An easter egg, or as close as I can manage to one.
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:) it was early-ish. You could say google has just devalued coffee. 
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So g+ made this thing for me...
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Can you check out a Street View Trekker for your hikes?
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This reminds me of another thing besides the weather that suits me better out here in the Bay Area as compared to Houston.

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/atheists-in-godlessness-we-trust/

Via https://whyevolutionistrue.wordpress.com/2015/04/20/cbs-goes-soft-on-homeopathy-but-gives-atheism-a-fair-shake/
In the U.S., where religious tolerance is a core tenet of our democracy, professing non-belief is often met with discrimination and scorn; now atheists are banding together to win hearts and minds
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The west coast states seem about as liberal as it gets in the US. :)
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The Earth is no longer sufficient for humanity, which has looked to the stars for new homes to expand to. You are amongst the first wave of colonists to leave Earth, your destination: the Trinity star system. On your arrival, you are greeted by a none too friendly, advanced race, who launch a vicious attack on your colonial fleet. In the carnage, you descend in an escape capsule to the surface of Aldrin, a moon of the gas giant Hyperion. With you...
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Refined the motion of the tentacles of my space monster.  Still in the "proof of concept" stage though, so none of this is committed.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Eb4gDTT2ys
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Worth watching, funny and informative.
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it was pretty funny. 
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Went for a hike in Purisima open space preserve on the north ridge trail. About 5 miles, 2.5 down and then 2.5 back up, fairly steep. Saw a deer and it stuck around long enough for me to take a few photos. Beautiful weather.
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Disclaimer: The opinions I express here on google+ are my own, may change over time, and are not the opinions of my employer (whether my employer's opinions are coincident with what I express here or not.)

I'm a computer programmer by trade.  I work on a couple drivers in the linux kernel, and also have a few projects on sourceforge (and a few on github )

I'm also into art, and do a little painting, and music, I play electric guitar though not as well as I'd like. 

Oh, I've built a cyclekart.  I've also been bitten by the 3d printing bug, and have made a few things.

I have a blog called Scary Reasoner, which is about various things, but notably, it's about atheism and religion, but other than that it is much the same as what I post on google+.  

Currently for fun I've been building on a multiplayer networked 3D starship simulator game I'm calling Space Nerds In Space in C, no network libraries (well, glibc), no 3D graphics libraries (well, gtk), without even *fonts*, all from scratch, just for the hell of it.

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    Computer Science, 1986 - 1991
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