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Taymon Beal
Worked at Intrinsix Corp.
Attends Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Lives in Worcester, MA, USA
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Truly a man ahead of his time. (Couldn't resist sharing this.)
 
"... fourteen or fifteen different subjects, each inclosed in a parenthesis of its own, with here and there extra parentheses which reinclose three or four of the minor parentheses, making pens within pens: finally, all the parentheses and reparentheses are massed together between a couple of king-parentheses ..."

Mark Twain on Lisp. Well, he was speaking of German, but he could have been speaking of Lisp. :)
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Also, Facebook has been down for the past 20 minutes or so. I think G+ is officially starting its hostile takeover.
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Politics - Stack Exchange is now out of private beta and open for business!
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I can't wait to see how many questions get closed for not fitting the format. Gonna need a lot of moderation for that one.
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#MetaGoogle+: Most of the posts about #NationalShareYourCrushDay  are about this kind of Crush.
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Well, this looks fun.
 
Time to warm up those brainmeats of yours. Here's a cross-regex puzzle- sort of like a crossword puzzle, but your only clues are regular expressions.
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Oh, this is from the Mystery Hunt? Yeah, a good friend of mine was on the winning team and she tells me it was pretty bad.
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Earlier this year, there was an article that went viral about writing and how it was the most important human invention, or something to that effect. I remember it but I can't find it.

Does anyone else remember it and still have the URL somewhere?
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You should have written it down!
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From the producer of the most viral pop sensation of 2011, comes an all-new seasonal release sure to be a massive hit.
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Just to be perfectly clear: This is not a joke. It is not a parody. It is a real class from one of the most widely-deployed open source Java frameworks.
 
Described as "everything that's wrong with Java in a single class":

http://static.springsource.org/spring/docs/2.5.x/api/org/springframework/aop/framework/AbstractSingletonProxyFactoryBean.html

I am particularly fond of its description: "Convenient proxy factory bean superclass for proxy factory beans that create only singletons."

But of course :)
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Google just pulled an Apple with the new Gmail Compose window—and I mean that in a good way. I had no idea until they deployed it that this was something I needed, yet I'm already wondering how I survived without it.
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The From field is a tiny bit annoying, at least at first, because so much of my email comes from an address other than my primary one (my WPI address). It's probably mostly just because I'm used to the old one, though.
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  • Intrinsix Corp.
    Intern, 2011 - 2011
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Nerd/geek who will one day figure out how to describe himself in one sentence.
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My quest to put myself into words continues unabated, so here's what I have so far: I'm Taymon A. Beal, a student of computer science at WPI. I love programming, theater technology, philosophy, comedy, geek culture, and all kinds of other things. I generally try to get the most out of life since it's actually pretty awesome, and am constantly looking for new ways to do so. And I never stop thinking. Ever.
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  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute
    Computer Science, 2010 - present
  • Conant High School, Jaffrey, NH
    2006 - 2010
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