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Justin Ormont
Works at Microsoft Bing Social
Attended University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Setting up for the Super Bowl party in downtown San Francisco timelapse. I filmed a night of setup from the 1 Market Building which overlooks the Super Bowl party.
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OMG... https://bing.com has a bird singing opera
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Today: Announcement which may win a Nobel Prize in physics, at Harvard–Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

#nobelprize   #physics   #natureofreality   #universe   #science  
Discovery of gravitational waves by Bicep telescope at south pole could give scientists insights into how universe was born
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I hope some of this leads to improvement of the various models going around. If as stated the big bang left echoes it will increase chances of finding improved energy sources.
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Some interesting data analytics by my bright friend +Jay Zalowitz showing the differences of Auburn & FL State football fans.
 
Our company, ReferralFeed, put together a study of the students from the schools in the BCS national championship tonight. We found some pretty interesting and fun tidbits about their alumni:

http://blog.referralfeed.com/ 

#auburn #floridastate #bcs
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For anyone who's ever been on a beach and curious.
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Fight the anarchy if you can. Someone brought to life the XKCD's web comic #724 Tetris Hell.

Can anyone beat my non-record of ZERO?

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Donut Earth?
Very good writeup on stable alternative shapes of planets.

"According to the laws of physics, a planet the shape of a donut, or toroid, could actually exist — but it's extremely unlikely to ever form naturally. But what if an advanced alien civilization decided to build one? What properties would a toroid-Earth exhibit? And what would life be like?"
According to the laws of physics, a planet the shape of a donut, or toroid, could actually exist — but it's extremely unlikely to ever form naturally. But what if an advanced alien civilization decided to build one? What properties would a toroid-Earth exhibit? And what would life be like?
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also, plate tectonics would ... interesting .. to say the least
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SFO CONTROL TOWER AUDIO

Plane Crash at San Francisco International Airport
A Boeing 777 has crash landed at San Francisco International Airport. Reports say, the plane, "literally broke apart". The airport is now closed indefinitely. The aircraft was en route from Korea. 

Full Audio: http://archive-server.liveatc.net/ksfo/KSFO-Twr-Jul-06-2013-1800Z.mp3 accident starts around 22min.
#SFOfire   #planecrash   #sfo  
Photo via:@MicahGrimes twitter.com/MicahGrimes
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Plane Crash at San Francisco International Airport

A Boeing 777 has crash landed at San Francisco International Airport. Reports say, the plane, "literally broke apart". The airport is now closed indefinitely. The aircraft was en route from Korea. 

http://heavy.com/news/2013/07/san-francisco-plane-crash-asiana-flight/
  #SFOfire   #planecrash   #sfo  
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Wow. How sad. Hope the people are ok.
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  • Microsoft Bing Social
    Researcher, present
  • Xoogler
  • Google
    Software Engineering Intern
  • IBM
    ExtremeBlue Tech Lead
  • Sprint Research
    Visiting Researcher
  • Rockwell Collins
    PhD Intern
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R&D - Maker of Cool Things
Introduction
Maker of cool things, like Auto-Colorizer for G+ & Facebook.  

Programming by day, programmer by night, thrill seeker at other times.

I do not speak for my employer; all opinions expressed here are my own.
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I got to know about Google+ for a year before it was released.
Education
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Computer Engineering PhD (on leave), 2011
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Nuclear Engineering Masters, 2010
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Computer Engineering Masters, 2007
  • Math + Physics Undergrad
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