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Tony Hsieh
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Attended University of California, Santa Barbara
Lived in Piedmont, CA
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Beat the rush! Learn 28 new hipster words now!
Ok, I know they remind me of sniglets from the 80'a  and we remember how badly that sniglet-mania turned out for Rich Hall and the rest of us.  (Geez, did I just date myself again?) Despite the years of therapy, these were pretty funny to me. 28 new words t...
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Awesome Space Ship comparison chart
This is very cool.  It is painstaking as it includes Science Fiction worlds from movies, tv and computer games. It is funny to see how small the USS Enterprise really is. Actual location of this on Deviant Art ( link ) From  Dirk Loechel  on Deviant Art.
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This sucks.  Massively was a great MMO news site.  It really covered the gamut with depth for whichever MMO you liked - even the niche-y ones which I seem to always like.   STO and DCUO, for example.

Hope they can crowd-source something.
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AOL has been in a death spiral for over a decade.  Being acquired by them is an eventual kiss of death.
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Hard to believe this was only eight(!) years ago - frist iPhone keynote
Now it is hard for me to remember not having a well-integrated phone and connected application platform in one device. But it was only eight years ago. What an amazing revolution!  Even Dave the Wave has one! via Verge ( link )
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Really cool use of 3d printing
This ability to reshape and resculpt virtually speeds up the whole prototyping phase. And it is really amazing how fast Derby the dog can run with these prosthetic front legs!  So much better than the wheels he had before.
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Too Many Cooks - an opening sequence to a 80's show which has jumped a shiver of sharks
Kinda disturbing yet.... ...magnetic enough to compel me to finish to the very very disturbing ending.
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How Magic: The Gathering saved themselves from a Beanie Baby-like death.
I love Planet Money. And also love this radio show called Planet Money. [Hey, how did that Jack Benny joke get in there?] How Success Almost Killed A Game, And How Its Creators Saved It
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Awesome Pixel Simpsons opening sequence
Awesome. Just watch it! Paul Robertson does it again! He did Pirate Baby's Cabana Battle Street Fight ( part 1  and  part 2 ) which is awesome. Also this great Gravity Falls excerpt. Oh the trouble we have with a Pixelized Street-Fighter-eqse character com...
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So cool.  These Chris's are so nice.

Where the heck are the DC comics superheroes???
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Way to be a super cool Santa, Mr. Gates!
I'm admittedly not the biggest user of Reddit so I was completely surprised that they have a Secret Santa gift exchange. Redditor Calid7 had Bill Gates as her Secret Santa, and boy did he come through in a big way. Her “pie in the sky” wish was for a Loki replica helmet, which Gates got her and much more. Cali, a.k.a. Calid7, describing her experience: I can not believe it. I am literally shaking right now I AM IN SHOCK (so...
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It is kind of a AWESOME deal.
It's a big question mark, a shot in the dark, it's a mystery....10 highly rated games...Buy early and save money!
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Shame on Roy Lichtenstein... one of his victims speaks out.
Roy Lichtenstein copied frames from old comics and made it pop art which made millions.  And the original artists got nothing. This is one of the artist/victim who got ripped off... Got this from Boing Boing
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"Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift. That is why it is called the 'present.'" -- Master Oogway
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Middleware Infrastructure Engineering Manager / Solution Architect
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    Middleware Infrastructure Engineering Manager / Solution Architect, present
  • Safeway
    Solution / Integration Architect, 2013
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