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Tim Messerschmidt
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Visited the Niagara Falls yesterday. Even though there is a theme park-style surrounding around the area, the falls are super impressive and definitely worth a visit.
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So yesterday a German "YouTube star" got to interview our chancellor Angela Merkel. Instead of using that chance to ask some actual questions, a way too friendly atmosphere was built up and no actual content got delivered.
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Yes, of course you're right. But if this were his thing, he wouldn't have that many subscribers. He wouldn't be a Youtube star. Nor would he have been able to interview Ms. Merkel.
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Our team has been visiting Treviso yesterday - it's a beautiful little town in proximity to Venice. Definitely worth a visit!
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My hometown! Glad you liked it Tim ;) 
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I've started a write-up on Developer Advocacy and will cover a couple of different topics in a series of blog posts. Looking forward to your feedback!
I started my career as Developer Advocate in the mobile industry and eventually joined PayPal in 2012, and then Braintree in 2014. Being an Advocate allows me to interact with an immense group of global merchants and consumers that use...
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Missed #BattleHack  in Berlin? No worries - we're on our way to Venice! Come and join us on July 11th and 12th in the beautiful grounds of H-Farm.
ARE YOU THE ULTIMATE HACKER FOR GOOD? HELP YOUR COMMUNITY, WIN AN EPIC AXE TROPHY AND A CHANCE AT $100K USD_
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Love web components? Try out this starter kit!
 
Polymer Starter Kit 1.0.2 is out! Refreshed Material Design app layout, improvements & fixes:

https://github.com/PolymerElements/polymer-starter-kit/releases/tag/v1.0.2
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will do!
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I just wrote a post about one of my favorite tools: rbenv - a version manager (and so much more) for Ruby. Hope this helps some of you!
Taming Ruby With Rbenv Jul 16th, 2015 My colleague Cristiano told me about rbenv a couple of months ago. This was when I’ve already setup my …
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My second post in a series about Developer Relations just got released. This one covers live coding at events!
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Still waiting on Google contacting me to buy my idea and concept that will make them the biggest name in the world of music, bigger than YouTube,Facebook and twitter if you are a musician, but I'll wait, plenty of time ;)
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Hey Italy, #BattleHack  Venice is coming!

Ready to participate at a badass 24 hours hackathon? Come and join our team and amazing judges such as +Mario Viviani !

Looking forward to seeing what the teams will come up with!
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Happy about my new setup. The new router will get installed on Monday :)
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Took the time to summarize my I/O 2015 highlights - hope this is useful for some of you! #io15  
My I/O 2015 Highlights Jun 5th, 2015 Last week the 8th edition of Google I/O, Google’s annual developer conference in San Francisco, was held in the …
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I am a bit torn about App Indexing / App Links. Security wise it's great but it isn't all that fantastic for third party apps.
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  • PayPal
    Head of Developer Advocacy, International, 2015 - present
  • Messerschmidt-IT
    Inhaber, 2010 - 2012
  • PayPal
    Developer Evangelist, 2012 - 2014
  • Neofonie Mobile GmbH
    Software Engineer, 2011 - 2012
  • Universität Paderborn
    IT-Administration, 2009 - 2010
  • PayPal
    Head of Developer Advocacy, EMEA, 2014 - 2015
  • PayPal
    Lead Developer Evangelist, 2014 - 2014
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Paderborn - Aurich - Heidelberg - Enschede
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Android Developer & Nerd
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  • Universität Paderborn
    Wirtschaftsinformatik, 2007 - 2011
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