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Stephen Lau
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Working at Google, I get at least 2~5 recruiting emails per week, which I mostly ignore. This time, I worked with +Adam Bender to craft this response email to Uber.
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Hi Emilio,
Thanks for reaching out to me. Unfortunately, Uber's executives and employees have expressed views that make me, as a woman, extremely uncomfortable, to the extent that I believe Uber would be a hostile work environment for me. Incidents such as Avions de Chasse, Emil MIchael's desire to expose the personal life of a female customer and journalist, Travis Kalanick's calling the company "Boober", and an unnamed interviewer's comments that disparage and objectify female employees paint Uber as a company that is, at the very least, sexist, and not one that I would associate myself with.
Thank you.
Sincerely.
Hyunyoung Song.
On Fri, Feb 20, 2015 at 4:45 PM, <emilio.arias@ext.uber.com> wrote:
Happy Friday Hyunyoung!
Our engineering leadership loves your background. Your contributions to Google's next-gen Google Glass project is impressive, and relevant to several of Uber's mission critical teams.
Hyunyoung, we're in the process of building out teams centered around API design, infrastructure scaling and core development on our Realtime/Dispatch platform, and our engineering leadership has made it clear you are the caliber of engineer they'd want at the helm contributing to these crucial teams.
Do you have some time to touch base this or next week?
Looking forward to connecting!
Cheers,
Emilio Arias
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Well said +Hyunyoung Song​!
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BREAKING NEWS: GOOGLE PARTNERS WITH ISIS.
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+Danny Roa Nonsense. Google Wallet needs Softcard just as much as Softcard needs Wallet. Both are failures. And Google tried blocking carriers out, which is how they got blocked.

Stop sugar coating Google.
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makin' scones with mum
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Sand. Delicious, yummy sand.
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Awesome pic is he your kid +Stephen Lau ?
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Tonight, Wesley said "I love Hawaii. Can we stay here for a hundred years?"
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I totally agree with him.
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It's been a wild and crazy ride, but after 3 years and 8 months, I'm leaving Glass to start a new episode of my career over at YouTube.  (get it? episode? see what I did there?)

I'm having mixed feelings... I'm definitely feeling sad to leave Glass, but excited (and nervous and scared!) to join YouTube and tackle my next project.
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good luck!!!
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Wow.  Incredible.  I would watch a feature length version of this in a heartbeat.
 
This is the power rangers? It looks way better then that show ever did, reel creepy and dark!
James Van Der Beek and Katee Sackhoff star in Joseph Kahn's (Detention, Toque) R-rated, NSFW Power Rangers short film. We did not think the Power Rangers could be this dark. We were so wrong.
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I definitely didn't grow up with this version. 
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At swim class with his buddies.  Love this photo (by +Caleb Cheung, not me).
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He is more handsome than you, Steph!
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what the what.  my brain.  can't comprehend.
American Express says its long-running exclusive agreement with Costco will end next year.
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American Express.  The one card with those three little words that distinguish it from all other cards:

"Payable in full."
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Strength.
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Arrrrr matey.
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I don't know how I can send you photos of our birds & animals: dog, peacock, parrot (3 kinds). Animals are really lovable!
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Any idea if it's possible to integrate a Canary (http://canary.is)?  I've got 2 in my house that would be lovely to see feeds through TinyCam with.
Canary is a simple, affordable way to make your apartment or house more secure. See, hear, and feel what’s happening at home from your phone.
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Then most probably I cannot add this device support.
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Staff Software Engineer & Technical Lead
Employment
  • YouTube
    Staff Software Engineer & Technical Lead, 2015 - present
    Working on something different.
  • Google
    Staff Software Engineer & Technical Lead, 2011 - 2015
    Built Google Glass.
  • Rdio
    Senior Software Engineer, 2010 - 2011
  • Songbird
    Developer Advocate, Software Engineer, 2007 - 2010
  • Sun Microsystems
    Member Technical Staff, 2003 - 2007
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Oakland, California
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Los Altos, California - San Diego, California - Aldershot, United Kingdom - Fleet, United Kingdom
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Introduction
Staff Software Engineer & Technical Lead at YouTube.

Prior to YouTube, I helped build Google Glass.

Previously worked at Rdio, Songbird, and Sun Microsystems.

Graduated from UC San Diego.  Twice.  I liked the burritos that much.

Born in England to parents who are undoubtedly bitterly disappointed that I can't speak Chinese.  But I made up for it by giving one of my dogs a Chinese name.

I live in Oakland with my wife Wendy, my baby boy Wesley, my asshole beagle Char-siu Bao, and my good beagle Mochi.
Education
  • UC San Diego (MS)
    Parallel & High Performance Computing, 2001 - 2003
  • UC San Diego (BS)
    Computer Science, 1997 - 2001
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XE10 release notes - Google Glass Help
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Hangouts (replaces Talk)
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Google Keyboard makes text input smart and easy. Glide through letters with Gesture Typing – just lift to finish a word, no spacebar require

ESPN Soccernet
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Soccer / Football news, scores, stats, and features from the world's leading soccer website, ESPN Soccernet.

MyGlass
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MyGlass allows you to configure and manage your Glass device.If you don't have Glass, then downloading this will be a waste of time. Sorry a

Project Glass
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Thoughts, designs, and stories.

Zoo Train
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A Parents' Choice Award winner!**REVIEWER COMMENTS** * a PERFECT APP for toddlers and pre-schoolers - familyfriendlyvideogames.com * a DELIG

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Google Zeitgeist 2012
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Google Zeitgeist 2012: How the world searched.Every year, Google aggregates billions of search queries (over 1.2 trillion in 2012) and finds

Accelerometer &amp; Gyro Tutorial
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Introduction This guide is intended to everyone interested in in using Accelerometers and Gyroscopes as well as combination IMU devices (Ine

Netflix
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Supports Android 2.2-4.x in the USA, Canada, Latin America, UK and Ireland. Netflix is the world’s leading subscription service for watching

Rdio
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Unlimited music, everywhere. This is a complete redesign and rewrite of Rdio for Android. Rdio is the best way to discover, play and share m

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Best Job | P&amp;G London 2012 Olympic Games Film
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No: Stay With Me
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It's amazing how much expression an expressionless crash test dummy can have. This song is aces, and the video is just heart-wrenching. You'

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Google is asking the Federal Communications Commission for permission to test a mysterious Wi-Fi and Bluetooth-enabled "entertainment device

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