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Steve Savitzky
Works at Amazon.com
Attended Stanford University
Lives in Seattle, WA
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The UC spent $175,000 trying to remove this picture from the internet..
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You can now read the entirety of sci-fi magazine If for free | Ars Technica
All 176 issues of the magazine, which ran from 1952 to 1974, are available to download.
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Take The Grand Tour through space. 14 exotic travel posters to download: 
Fourteen space travel posters of colorful, exotic space settings are now available free for downloading and printing.
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The more I dug into this story, the uglier it looks. There is more, much more, to be found, here's what I have to date.
Just prior to his death, Murdock had started sending increasingly erratic tweets from his Twitter account.
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For those who have power problem on Linux desktop, solutions are many:
Battery usage on Linux may be a big problem for many users, depending on the distribution you use and the hardware you have, you may face this problem from time to time, and we have some solutions to help you through this. Why Battery Usage on Linux is High? First, you have to know that …
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Smalltalk: what if everything was an object.
 
@nixcraft it's actually a much needed rewrite and seems to be gaining more traction than any other language in recent years as a result. :). 「グレェ」と言うओ३म्光龍(grey). Jun 5. 「グレェ」と言うओ३म्光龍(grey) @rhymebyter. @nixcraft many of those other languages, are *implemented* in C ...
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Just installed Ubuntu 15.10 ? Here are a bunch of tweaks and must have apps that will boost your Ubuntu experience.

Go ahead and enjoy.
#linux #ubuntu
Have you just installed Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf). Then here is a list of tweaks and must have apps, that will help you get the most out of your Ubuntu desktop.
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+Christopher K Davis Scalia had, as I noted, many flaws.  He was a conservative, not a libertarian.

But when I ask whether Scalia-as-he-was or any "liberal" jurist is more likely to be dangerous to my liberty, the answer seems pretty clear.

One obvious flashpoint is the Second Amendment.  Obama and his allies have made their hostility to firearms rights very clear. That, all by itself, might be enough reason for me to oppose an Obama appointee.
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Aaron Wolf shares his practical tips for getting your Linux-based computer ready to handle professional-quality music recording, editing, and production.
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I make heavy use of Audacity, but I seem to be stuck with an old version. Recent updates won't run on my Mac.
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Pictures from Mom's 95th birthday party. Unfortunately I haven't figured out how to make Google Photos designate a cover photo.
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Work
Occupation
hacker/songwriter
Skills
java, perl, object-oriented design
Employment
  • Amazon.com
    Software Development Engr., 2014 - present
    Programming mostly in Java, mostly internal web services.
  • KForce
    Contract S/W Engineer, 2012 - 2013
    Finished a contract at Disney writing web APIs in Java using Spring, Maven, Mockito, Tomcat, etc., and moved over to Amazon writing more Java.
  • Ricoh Innovations, Inc.
    Sr S/W architect, 1992 - 2012
    Software research.
Places
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Seattle, WA
Previously
Lake Forest Park, WA - San Jose, CA - Yonkers, NY - Norwalk, CT - Wilton, CT - Northfield, MN - Palo Alto, CA
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Tagline
Hacker/Songwriter, computer curmudgeon, java and git guru
Introduction
Steve Savitzky is almost exactly as old as the ACM, and has been kicking around the net since it was the ARPAnet.  He has written a book on real-time microprocessor systems, over a hundred songs (a few about computers are on his CD), and tens of thousands of lines of Perl, Java, C++, and LISP code.
Bragging rights
Book: Real-Time Mircroprocessor Systems. CD: Coffee, Computers & Song! Software: PIA, SOS (Son of Stopgap)
Education
  • Stanford University
    Computer Science, 1969 - 1971
  • Carleton College
    Math, 1965 - 1969
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Other names
The Mandelbear