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Jason McDonald
An author, programmer, and music composer living in the Northwest.
An author, programmer, and music composer living in the Northwest.
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It's a jungle out there! In "A Field Guide to Common Nerds," learn all about the bizarre species of nerds in the programming industry, and how you can find your place among them (especially on StackOverflow) without landing at the bottom of the intellectual food chain. Whether you're an old pro or a complete rookie, you'll enjoy Jason C. McDonald's whimsical safari into the personalities of modern computer nerds.

Topics Covered:
- How to ask questions that get answers.
- How to become a contributing member of an online programming community.
- What to do when you get flamed.

Jason C. McDonald been documenting the odd personalities in the computer industry for several years, pulling heavily from his experiences on StackOverflow and running MousePaw Games. He has given "A Field Guide to Common Nerds" at area colleges for three years now, but this is the first live online presentation. Don't miss it!

Join us this Saturday, February 20th at 2pm on Google Hangouts. There will be a live Q&A following the presentation.

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Relax to some original guitar music from my friend and bandmate, Ryan Hoots!
This is the first song I'm releasing from my new instrumental album.

Happy Appreciate a Dragon Day! I'm not ashamed to say, I've got 26 of 'em to appreciate.

So, apparently, this is my new place to update, as I'm signing off of Facebook very soon. Add me to your circles to keep in touch!

Meh, I could stand to update my Google+ more often.

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