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Eric Burnett
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Attended University of Waterloo
Lives in Waterloo, Ontario
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Delightful! I'd love to see this as a homepage doodle. Hmm. November 26th is the anniversary of the publication of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland....
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How a blind girls sees the world. Both cute and thought-provoking.
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Here is an interesting (and sound) argument that new computer programs do not make new machines. Is this a fundamental flaw in software patents, or a 'legal fiction' that is otherwise irrelevant?

http://www.groklaw.net/article.php?story=20120719130253497
Does Programming a Computer Make A New Machine?~By PolR. Thursday, July 19 2012 @ 01:58 PM EDT. Does Programming a Computer Make A New Machine? By PolR. [Article as PDF]. If you ask this question you ...
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So a few of my coworkers shared this limited, but I say when you've got great news, share it with the world!
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Pretty nifty visualization of the path an email takes. If you've got a minute, take a look!

The moustached Googler on the scooter was the best part.
Follow an email on its journey to see what happens when you send a message. Along the way, discover our data centers with videos and photos.
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This is a solid improvement on the original song, that's for sure.
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The library (second from the bottom) is by far my favourite. If you mouse over the people their names show up. Can you find J.K. Rowling?
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What algorithms are you using when you remember something?
The human brain has the best storage system on the block in a lot of ways. It's notably lossy and doesn't have the easiest API to work with, but in terms of flexibility it's second to none. Computer s...
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I think I would buy anything this video was advertising, not just a fantastic sounding product. Now, how to make the CRTC suck less so we can have cool things in Canada....
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The Universal Orchestra is by far the most fun of the experiments. Simple, yet enthralling. Try it our yourself!

(Choose the 'Play Online' option if you don't want to wait for a long time)
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Reddit has an article today of questions on hearing by someone deaf from birth. It's fascinating. How would you describe the sounds you make?

http://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/ttya2/reddit_ive_answered_a_lot_your_questions_about/

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amazingly descriptive ways to describe sounds
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  • University of Waterloo
    BMath in Computer Science, 2005 - 2010
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    Software Engineer, 2010 - present
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