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Todd Chapman
Attended University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Good thing the statute of limitations has passed...  
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The penguins at the St. Louis Zoo.  #AutoAwesome indeed.  Well done Google.  
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Thanks to +Sean Schick for passing along.  Brilliant analysis by John Oliver here.  
 
I imagine that most of you reading this are already aware of how much the cable monopolies are threatening #netneutrality , but for anyone who isn't, this clip from John Oliver lays out perfectly what's at stake, and why we're even talking about this right now.
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Very insightful read, and a fantastic example of why the #FCC  should not proceed with their proposed #netneutrality  rules.  We will only see more of this behavior if those rules are passed.  

"In sum, Comcast is not charging Netflix for transit service. It is charging Netflix for access to its subscribers. Comcast also charges its subscribers for access to Internet content providers like Netflix. In this way, Comcast is double dipping by getting both its subscribers and Internet content providers to pay for access to each other."  
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+Eric Bellas Yet another WWDC goes by, and still no AppleTV SDK/gaming capability.  Crazy that it's seemed inevitable for over 2 years now:  https://plus.google.com/+ToddChapman/posts/H4b2vNGof8v
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Ha....you weren't impressed by "a radio station that broadcasts 24 hours a day!"  Umm...that's not new.  It's called radio.  

Having said that, I'm sure I'll try Apple Music at some point.  I love Spotify, but to me there's still a gap for how to stream all of my live concert bootlegs that I've accumulated over the years for some reason.  Maybe Apple Music can do it better than iTunes in the cloud or whatever the current version is.  
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My favorite sound in the world right now is hearing my daughter say "Daddy" followed by her little giggle.  
 
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This was outstanding journalism by Colbert.  I know I learned a few things from the "Definitely not coordinating with Stephen Colbert Super PAC".  
 
FACT: In a new research study, Stephen Colbert's viewers were more likely to answer questions about campaign finance correctly.
His show's viewers were more likely to answer campaign finance questions correctly.
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Speaking about self-driving cars last September, Elon Musk preached caution. The man who wants to send us all to space and shuttle us between cities at outrageous speeds told the FT that "my...
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I grew up in Normal, IL and am a huge fan of the Illinois Fighting Illini, St. Louis Cardinals, and Chicago Bears, Bulls, and Blackhawks.  Other hobbies include spending time with my family,  running, going to concerts, and playing with new tech gadgets and other toys.  

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    Political Science, 1999 - 2003
  • Southern Illinois University Carbondale
    Law, 2003 - 2006
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