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People in my house were (re-)watching +Wreck-It Ralph tonight. Naturally, I had to join in. That movie continues to have amazing animation, music, and general attention to detail.
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One of the best and darkest science fiction shows ever created is coming back — soon. Netflix announced today that it will be releasing a new, six-episode season of Black Mirror on October 21st. N...
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Some people were hoping ‪#‎DonaldTrump‬'s running mate would balance his extreme views, but ‪#‎MikePence‬ just helps make the Republican ticket more racist, sexist, homophobic, transphobic, and anti-science.

‪#‎Election2016‬
Donald Trump's running mate bolters some of his worst points and helps him hit some new lows.
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I wish the #KillingJoke screenings were on a weekend. It is the only summer movie I was really excited for, and I cannot see it in a theater 🙁
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A (female) friend of mine was assaulted today. Thankfully, she managed to get away, but I want to reiterate something: At my job as a camp counselor, I have explained to second graders not to touch people without permission, and they get it. If you do not stop when someone is visibly uncomfortable or outright tells you “no”, not only are you committing a crime, but you are dumber than a second grader.
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*/ The first master plan that I wrote 10 years ago is now in the final stages of completion. It wasn't all that complicated and basically consisted of:
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That master plan is impressive, thanks for sharing
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“Pray for...”

I am not trying to argue against religion; I am against using it to justify inaction.

Source: http://www.momentumcomic.com/?comic=pray-for
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I just started listening to Bernie's #DNC speech. People seem to care more about cheering for him than listening to what he has to say...possibly because they know what he is going to say.
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yeah i sold out you should too but get nothing in return
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Regardless of the specifics of the #DNCleak, the #infosec perspective is important.

(reshared from +Perry Metzger via +Anish Tondwalkar)
The DNC email leak, apparently brought about by state actors, brings to mind a long term concern I have as a computer security guy. Politicians from...
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In case you did not see earlier this week, I wrote out some of my thoughts on how ‪#‎PokemonGO‬ is making ‪#‎AR‬ mainstream. Fun fact: I took that picture of the eevee in a field myself, near my house.
Technology is changing, and "Pokémon GO" is paving the way.
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Aww that's my fav Pokémon. Nice article, +Zachary Yaro :-)
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Poiforming in the #TIC talent show today 😃
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Gamer_Z., 2012zyaro, ZMYaro
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Geek, gamer, web dev, waver
Introduction

I am a game and software designer and developer.

I enjoy programming, level design, and user interface/user experience design, and I have extensive experience and skills in those areas—I have been teaching game and software design and development since high school.  I also enjoy drawing, 3D modeling, 2D and 3D animation, acting, and singing.  In my spare time, I also enjoy promoting wave, spinning poi, cosplaying, geeking out over sci-fi, and writing lyrics (usually parodies of existing songs) from time to time.  And normal things, such as playing video games and reading.

If you are interested in some of the things I make, you can check out my apps, wave gadgets (for Google Wave, Shared SpacesApache Wave, and similar systems), Portal maps, and other tech shenanigans.

I am also the current PR coordinator for RIT STARfest (starfest.ritstar.com)!


My views are my own and do not reflect the views of my current or former employers.

Bragging rights
I can write a web app on a bus ride, and I spin fire poi.
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Occupation
Web designer/developer, game designer/developer, teacher
Skills
Programming, UI/UX design/development, web design/development, level design
Employment
  • TIC
    Programming Counselor, 2016 - present
    Having just finished my degree at RIT, I am teaching one more summer at TIC to give back to the place that gave me my start in computer programming.
  • Brazen
    Development Intern, 2015 - 2015
  • Oracle Primavera
    Co-Op Applications Engineer, 2014 - 2014
    Front-end web development on Oracle Primavera Prime during the summer of 2014
  • TIC
    Web design counselor, 2013 - 2013
    Taught students to make web sites and web applications with rich, interactive content during the summer of 2013
  • Thomas Jefferson High School For Science And Technology
    Intramaster (Intranet administrator), 2011 - 2012
    Maintained and improved school Intranet (written in object-oriented PHP), created new Intranet features, collaborated on next generation Intranet (written in JavaScript)
  • 500 BC
    Client-Side Programmer, 2011 - 2012
    Wrote a rich interactive interface in HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript
  • TIC
    Programming Counselor, 2011 - 2011
    Taught students to develop video games during the summer of 2011
  • Thomas Jefferson High School For Science And Technology
    Sub-Intramaster (Intranet administrator), 2010 - 2011
    Helped maintain school Intranet (written in object-oriented PHP), assisted in creation of new Intranet features
  • シンクロ (Shinkuro)
    UI Programmer, 2010 - 2010
    Did UI programming for a file-syncing application built with Python and JavaScript
  • True Educator
    2009 - 2010
    Developed presentations for educational consultant
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Master Plan, Part Deux
www.tesla.com

*/ The first master plan that I wrote 10 years ago is now in the final stages of completion. It wasn't all that complicated and basically co

PaintZ
paintz.zmyaro.com

Document actions. Clear icon, Clear your current drawing and start over. open icon, Open a new image for editing. save icon, Save your curre

Batman: The Killing Joke - Movies & TV on Google Play
market.android.com

What does it take for a person to snap? How much despair for a mind to fracture? These are the twisted questions that The Joker has set out

Fight Club - Movies & TV on Google Play
market.android.com

Sick of his dead end, white bread, corporate career and disgusted with the empty consumer culture of his generation, a confused young man se

Zero Escape: Zero Time Dilemma Review (Vita)
playstationinsider.com

What is a Zero Escape Game? A well-written story full of intrigue. An anthology of well-constructed puzzles. A dynamic cast of characters th

Review: Zero Time Dilemma
www.destructoid.com

Bloody brilliant, Zero Time Dilemma. I've been reading Destructoid for roughly six years now. I can't remember the first article that I read

Introducing the Speech Synthesis API in Microsoft Edge
blogs.windows.com

Starting with the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, Microsoft Edge will support the Speech Synthesis APIs defined in the W3C Web Speech API Spe

Improvements to Notification Emails
github.com

We've rolled out several changes to our email notifications. Now you have more ways to filter your email notifications and each email will c

Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal
www.smbc-comics.com

Discuss this comic in the forum. June 8, 2016. Discuss this comic in the forum. June 7, 2016. Discuss this comic in the forum. June 6, 2016.

xkcd: Theft Quadrants
xkcd.com

Warning: this comic occasionally contains strong language (which may be unsuitable for children), unusual humor (which may be unsuitable for

xkcd: Man Page
xkcd.com

Warning: this comic occasionally contains strong language (which may be unsuitable for children), unusual humor (which may be unsuitable for

xkcd: Map Age Guide
xkcd.com

Warning: this comic occasionally contains strong language (which may be unsuitable for children), unusual humor (which may be unsuitable for

Zero Time Dilemma turns to Western fans — and TV — to go out with a bang
www.polygon.com

Can the Zero Escape series win new fans over with its final installment?

An incomplete list of responses to pro-gun arguments in my Facebook feed...
medium.com

I wrote this for my own psychological well-being. None of this should need to be said. But if your Facebook feed is anything like mine…

The Path To Luma - Android Apps on Google Play
market.android.com

SAM, our galaxy-traversing Sustainability Augmentation Model, needs your help on a mission to save the galaxy and the Chroma civilization! E

We came for a particular dish advertised in the Post, but they were out. What food we did have was OK, but not exceptional. The menu had a rather limited selection of things they specialize in, so do not expect as diverse a menu as other Japanese restaurants or sushi bars.
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The new computer system for quick ordering vastly improves efficiency. The food is as great as ever.
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The food was quite good, the service was great, and our waiter was very friendly and fun. Overall, it was a great experience.
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