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Evan Sims
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Lives in Champaign, IL
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Realized I hadn't really shown my home office since I got my new standing desk and drafting chair. Workspace nirvana. I love seeing how people setup their workspaces; what's yours like?
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if you were a vegetable you'd be a cutecumber
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i like it
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Current status: SLEEPCON 1
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That is awesome!!!!!!
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The Federal Communications Commission is in a bind over net neutrality. Idealistic, nonprofit browser maker Mozilla thinks it has a way to get out of it, by defining a new class of communications s...
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Twitter's analytics platform is live. Pretty slick!
Measure engagement and learn how to make your Tweets more successful. Followers. Explore the interests, locations, and demographics of your followers. Twitter Cards. Track how your Twitter Cards drive clicks, app installs, and Retweets. Here's how to get Twitter Card analytics ...
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Dayum! My hands are cramping up just watching this.

#m4sonic   #music   #musicvideo   #electronic   #live  
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The Guardians of the Galaxy soundtrack is free on the Google Play Store today. :)
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yaaaaassssssssssss ;) <3<3<3
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The Yahoo User Interface library (YUI) has been in use at Yahoo since 2005, and was first announced to the public on February 13, 2006. Although it has evolved tremendously since that time, YUI has always served the same overarching purpose of providing a comprehensive toolkit to make it easier for developers to create rich web applications. As such, YUI is an important part of Yahoo’s history: millions of lines of code relying on YUI have been w...
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i like your profile hook me up on  lisaforyou2010@gmail.com
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Adama understood.

#ferguson   #policebrutality   #militarization  
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deeper than the mariana trench
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DuckDuckGo, a privacy-focused search engine that skyrocketed in size following mass-surveillance leaks, will soon be completely redesigned. According to a blog post from DuckDuckGo chief executive ...
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Don't let the domain name fool you, this is quite an interesting read.
The Heartbleed bug put the spotlight on OpenSSL, the security toolkit used by many of the internet's biggest sites and looked after primarily by two men who've never met in person. For the ...
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This is a really great read
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Jimmy Eat World radio was definitely the right call for today's work.
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Work
Occupation
Software Developer
Skills
Design, User Experience, API Design, PHP, MySQL, MongoDB,HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, CoffeeScript, Perl, Python, Lua, C++, Objective C
Employment
  • EverPlum
    Co-founder, 2014 - present
    EverPlum specializes in building highly contextual social networking tools.
  • Ushahidi
    Senior Developer, 2011 - 2014
    Ushahidi is a non-profit technology group that develops open source software an services for humanitarian causes, citizen journalism, and other uses. I contribute to the development of the core platform product, and help oversee our SaaS Crowdmap offering. I also built and maintain our single-sign on infrastructure.
  • High Voltage Software
    Game Designer, 2010
    I contributed to level design, mechanics and scripting for The Grinder and Conduit 2, commercial video games for the Xbox 360 and Nintendo Wii respectively. Developed improvements for in-house tools related to proprietary Quantum3 game engine.
  • Lockergnome
    News Editor, 2004
  • RPGDot.com
    Developer, 2002
  • Macro Island Sun Times
    Technology Columnist, 2001
  • Stratics
    News Editor, 2001
  • PJCC Worldwide
    Lead Developer, 1996
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Champaign, IL
Previously
Chicago, IL - Louisville, KY - Marco Island, FL - Ballydehob, County Cork, Ireland
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Co-founder at EverPlum
Introduction
I'm co-founder and lead engineer at EverPlum, a startup that focuses on building highly accessible social networking tools. Previously I was Senior Developer at Ushahidi, a non-profit technology group that builds open source tools and services for humanitarian causes.

I spend a lot of my time building and hacking on APIs and gadgets, and I'm always trying to learn new things.

I'm also a former video game designer, and have a few titles out on the Xbox 360 and Nintendo Wii. I still dabble in game development as a hobby. I mostly play RTS, JRPGs and MMOs.

Circles you might consider dropping me in:
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Geeks
  • API Hackers
  • Programmers
  • Web Developers
  • Designers
  • Minimalists
  • Photographers
  • Game Designers
  • Gamers
  • Tea Aficionados
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  • Google Glass Explorers
Bragging rights
Google Glass Explorer (July 2012)
Education
  • University of Advancing Technology
    Bachelors of Arts — Game Design, 2005 - 2008
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Male
Birthday
June 27
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Single