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Gross! 11 of these within about 1/2 mile walk along the beach.
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The raspberry and Brie stuffed French toast. Whoa!
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Hey developers, know what your apps and 1Password for iOS have in common? They're two great tastes that taste even better together, thanks to some of the URL schemes we added to 1Password 4.1 for i...
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Simplifying our world ... for its betterment
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Creativity, imagination, learning; Graph, concurrency, computation engines; Scala, Play; Python, Django; Up, XUPL; ZSH, Bash; GIS, Map engines, PostGIS, Numpy, GDAL, GeoTools; Web Apps, JavaScript, AngularJS, D3js, CSS;
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nicerobot _Building nice software for humans_ http://nicerobot.org http://nicerobot.com
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Disclaimer: I do not speak for my current, prior, nor future employer(s) unless expressly noted. All my views and software posted publicly are my own.

My standards development (on github):
  • XUPL - a terse alternative (and isomorphic) to XML (and yes, better than JSON, YAML, ... too, gasp!)
  • isnow - date/time repetition language
  • Open Synapse - metadata-based mind mapping
Apps:
I created the revolutionary Up™ Langauge (based on XUPL. (still pre-alpha)

Let's Kick The Clouds and not just demand corporate accountability. Use the market to force it.

I work primarily in Scala, JavaScript, C/ObjC, Python, Bash, and increasingly Go (#golang). I still dabble in Perl now and then, am learning Haskell and Ruby, and wish I had time for Io.

My focus is Secure Authentication and Cryptography, Data Transformation and Persistence, Standards, Concurrency, Language and API Design.

My beliefs, religious and political, and surely to offend even those with whom i agree about most things: Church of Nix.
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GistBox
chrome.google.com

The beautiful way to organize code snippets.

After Reading This, You'll Never Look At A Banana The Same Way Again
www.spiritscienceandmetaphysics.com

This is interesting. Bananas contain three natural sugars – sucrose, fructose and glucose combined with fiber. A banana gives an instant, su

Republic, Lost is now ccFree
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Republic, Lost is now #cc licensed — CC-BY-NC. Share well.

Sophisticated Attacks Now the Norm, Not the Exception - The State of Sec...
www.tripwire.com

Analysis provided in the Websense 2014 Threat Report, which was released this week, indicates that attackers are increasingly using more sop

An Open Letter Response to Charles Koch
www.thegreenprogressive.com

Dear Mr. Koch, When I read your letter to the American people in the Wall Street Journal, I felt I had to respond. I am not doing this becau

The Shadow Lobbying Complex
www.truth-out.org

On paper, influence peddling has declined. In reality, it has gone underground.

Functions Should Be Short And Sweet, But Why?
sam-koblenski.blogspot.com

In my early days of programming, I would write functions good and long. Screen after screen of complicated logic and control structures woul

Why Is Machine Learning (CS 229) The Most Popular Course At Stanford?
www.forbes.com

For robots to act autonomously and for technology to function unobtrusively in the world, machine learning is essential.

How Worried Should We Be About the Alleged RSA-NSA Scheming? | Wired Opi...
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I believe RSA richly deserves criticism for, at best, abdicating its responsibility to its customers to critically evaluate what it sells. B

Mika Mobile
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We make games we want to play!

Your Favorite Star Wars Characters, Now In A Popular Mobile Game - Desig...
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Your Favorite Star Wars Characters, Now In A Popular Mobile Game - DesignTAXI.com

Tor gets a big fat NSA endorsement
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New leaked documents prove the agency's respect for, and inability to break, the Internet's top privacy tool

Robert Nix's Reading List — Readability
www.readability.com

Readability is a web and mobile app that zaps online clutter and saves web articles in a comfortable reading view.

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Coding the Matrix: Linear Algebra through Computer Science Applications:...
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Coding the Matrix: Linear Algebra through Computer Science Applications [Philip N. Klein] on Amazon.com. *FREE* super saver shipping on qual

An Interactive Guide To The Fourier Transform | BetterExplained
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The Fourier Transform is one of deepest insights ever made. Unfortunately, the meaning is buried within dense equations: \displaystyle{X_k =

Public Key Cryptography Set To Fail In Five Years
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Programming book reviews, programming tutorials,programming news, C#, Ruby, Python,C, C++, PHP, Visual Basic, Computer book reviews, compute

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Food: ExcellentDecor: Very goodService: Excellent
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