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Justin Ormont
Works at Microsoft Bing Social
Attended University of Wisconsin-Madison
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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?

#xkcd #tetris #casualgaming  
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Google Installed New Motorola Logo Only 48 Days Ago
Only 48 days ago Google was installing its modified logo on Motorola w/ added Google colors. Now they've sold off Motorola Mobility to Lenovo for $3B.

Here's my picture of them installing the new Motorola logo near Google's main campus.

http://engadget.com/2014/01/29/lenovo-nearing-3-billion-deal-for-motorola/
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Though #Google Have Sold #Motorola to #Lenovo But The Have Still Kept Access their Clear Way through all The Patents. Smart Google.
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Worst wedding ring ever.
"Smarty Ring" pairs to any iOS or Android smartphone with Bluetooth 4.0.
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I can imagine all kinds of weird things occurring. "Sorry honey I didn't wear my wedding ring for guys night because I had to charge it."
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See which web companies comply with industry-wide best-practices regarding encryption and security. Your privacy, not just from snooping governments, but even from intermediate players like your ISP are being disregarded by many large web companies.

#privacy   #encryption   #eff   #nsa   #google   #microsoft  
We’ve asked the companies in our Who Has Your Back Program what they are doing to bolster encryption in light of the NSA’s unlawful surveillance of your communications. We’re pleased to see that four companies—Dropbox, Google, SpiderOak and Sonic.net—are implementing five out of five of our best practices for encryption.
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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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"T8 is a wirelessly controlled bio-inspired octopod robot made with high resolution 3D printed parts. It uses a total of 26 motors: 3 in each leg and 2 in the abdomen. It is powered by the Bigfoot™ Inverse Kinematics Engine which performs all of the necessary calculations for smoothly controlling the motions of the robot in real time."
 
3D PRINTED SPIDER OCTOPOD ROBOT

"T8 is a wirelessly controlled bio-inspired octopod robot made with high resolution 3D printed parts. It uses a total of 26 motors: 3 in each leg and 2 in the abdomen. It is powered by the Bigfoot™ Inverse Kinematics Engine which performs all of the necessary calculations for smoothly controlling the motions of the robot in real time."

 
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Do you know where i can get the parts to make one of these?
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OMG... https://bing.com has a bird singing opera
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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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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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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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Google thinks my queries have gotten a bit too complex.
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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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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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