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Thomas Dell
Works at Soylent Communications
Lived in Silicon Valley, CA
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I love NNDB, but I was wondering if you folks had an API.
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Perhaps they do.
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OK...that's enough!
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"This animation consists of 3285 handmade aquarelle paintings and form the very beginning of my paraphrase on the motion picture Blade Runner (1982) by Ridley Scott."
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The choreography reminds me of early Bob Fosse.
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Movie poster for a Philippine film (2011! good retro), "Ang babae sa septic tank". Excellent title.
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Actual old tabloid!
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I want to volunteer to help update Rotten dot com's Library page!!! I love that place!
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How carefully does Google News check headlines it reprints?
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Via Justin.
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I bet he didn't think of himself as a comedian!
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Oh Google, when you parse with robots, you get crap. PS. Nobody tell Bob Vila he's been dead since 1989, he might lose his endorsements.
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Arg, phone ate my long response.

In short, gray Wikipedia link plus google search's history of crowdsourced data may be enough to communicate it, though this is admittedly fuzzy.
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In mother Russia.. amusement parks don't amuse you, them amuse themselves!

HOLY SHIT!
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This is the official database record in the Library of Congress for the ghost of John F. Kennedy. Apparently they found it necessary for Kennedy and his ghost to have distinct records.
From Library of Congress Name Authority File. Details; Visualization. us: Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 (Spirit). URI(s). http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n92116640. Instance Of. MA...
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Introduction
Architect of NNDB, the Notable Names Database. 

Did a bunch of other stuff. 

Created the JAR (Java archive) format, which you use every time you run a Java or Android program. 

Digitized books before it was cool. 

Author of Waffle BBS. 
Bragging rights
Back in the 1990s, the entire .tv country domain lived on an old OpenBSD box in my garage, until the government of Tuvalu got wise to it. Also: Have met Vermin Supreme.
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  • Soylent Communications
    1998 - present
  • Netscape
    Software Engineer, 1996 - 1998
  • Apple Computer
    Software Engineer, 1991 - 1996
  • Symantec Corporation
    Consultant, Norton Antivirus, 1990 - 1991
  • Aeroflightdynamics Directorate, Moffett Field
    Computer Programmer, 1986 - 1989
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