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Derek Powazek
Works at Cute-Fight
Attended University of California, Santa Cruz
Lives in San Francisco
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Cute-Fight kitty of the day!
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Two stories of internet justice to discuss using cameras as weapons, public shaming, and bullying online. (Yes, this is about Adria Richards/PyCon, and more.)
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Calling All Animals!!! We'd love to have you join us at Cute-Fight.
http://cute-fight.com/
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Thrilled to be asked to write this essay for BQO. I've been working on this stuff for 20 years now.
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I dreamed of building some sort of tiny killer nanobots to crawl every last leaf and destroy all those aphids one by one. Then I realized that nature already created such a thing: Ladybugs.
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Calling All Cats of G+!!! We'd love to have you join us at Cute-Fight.
http://cute-fight.com/
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Calling All Pets!!! We'd love to have you join us at Cute-Fight.
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In his circles
155 people
Have him in circles
10,242 people
Jerry Michalski's profile photo
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Occupation
Designer, Consultant, Writer, Photographer, Troublemaker, Planter.
Employment
  • Cute-Fight
    CEO & Cofounder, 2012 - present
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Currently
San Francisco
Previously
San Francisco, CA - Santa Cruz, CA - Claremont, CA - Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Unsure about this.
Introduction

Derek Powazek has worked the web since 1995 at pioneering sites like HotWired, Blogger, and Technorati. He is the author of “Design for Community: The Art of Connecting Real People in Virtual Places” (New Riders, 2001). He is the cofounder of JPG, the photography magazine that’s made by its community. He has also been Chief of Design for HP’s MagCloud, advisor to a handful of startup companies, and creator of Fray, the quarterly book of true stories and original art. Derek is now Founder and CEO of Cute-Fight, the online game for real-life pets and the people who love them. Derek lives in San Francisco with his wife, two nutty Chihuahuas, and a house full of plants named Fred.


Bragging rights
Designed the blogger "B". Won a bunch of Webby Awards.
Education
  • University of California, Santa Cruz
    Photojournalism, 1991 - 1995
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