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Chris Urmson
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Attended Carnegie Mellon University
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Live hangout, right now about self-driving cars.
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Good afternoon Mr. Urmson, sorry to contact you through this means of communication. I am an analyst for the Department of International Relations in YACHAY E.P., an Ecuadorean government-owned company. We would like get in touch via email or telephone with you to discuss possible future cooperation in Google's Self-Driving Car Project. I was not able to find a means to get in touch with you, hence I resorted to this form. I thank you in advance for your help in the matter and look forward to getting in touch with you soon. Regards, Alexander Yepez (lyepez@udlanet.ec)
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A little update on our self-driving car program.
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I own generic driverless auto domains, which Ii would like to partner with Google's driverless auto project, in creating commerce channels: Or you may acquire the following domains outright.

Driverless Auto
driverlessauto.org - $50,000
 
Self-Driving Auto – All 3 domains $40,000
selfdrivingauto.org – $20,000
selfdrivingauto.co - $15,000
selfdrivingauto.info - $15.000

              Richard Roberts
              Austin, Texas, USA
              Phone: (1) 512-294-6054
              Email: richardrobertshd@yahoo.com
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It is great to hear a Pope speak this way. I hope he will influence the institution broadly.
Pope Francis said the Catholic Church must shake off an obsession with teachings on abortion, contraception and homosexuality and become more merciful, or risk the collapse of its entire moral edifice “like a house of cards.” In a dramatically blunt interview with an Italian Jesuit journal, ...
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In what way do you hope he will influence the institution?
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h/t +Jennifer Urmson for digging up this gem.  The kitten makes it for me.
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OK - that was great. 
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Wow. I was excited about this movie before, but after reading this review I'm completely in.

"Pacific Rim Review: Holy Sh-t That Was Great" http://feedly.com/k/1775nzB
One of the most important things any great action movie needs is a lead actor who can deliver an absurd line and have it sound awesome. One who makes you cheer instead of laugh when he says something that is by all rights laughable. Pacific Rim doesn't have one of those. But it still manages to be the best summer action movie since Independence Day.
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In Cincinnati for the night stopping at the Millennium hotel. Front desk staff and restaurant folks were very friendly and the hotel seems nice enough.

Imagine my surprise when I discover that there is no way to turn the light on in the bathroom in my room. Some maintenance person has decided that a blank switch plate is as good as a switch. No joke.
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It's just a Cincinnati switch. 
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Had the honor of sitting at Charlie Rose's table tonight. What a treat. Should be airing 11pm Eastern.
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I have a question what is going to prevent hackers from hacking the cars and making then crash. If there is an accident  who is responsible for the pay out. How will this affect insurance company's?
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Surprisingly pleasant experience of the day. Sitting on the terrace at the mall, surrounded by plants and sky, eating cheap Chinese food and watching the sun set. Hat tip to Westfield valley Fair in San Jose
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So why not open source the Google Chaufeeur code so Universitiy students can all dive in and start to help save lives?  Cathedral/Bazaar?
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"Yes! This Is Exactly Why Writing Emails Is So Horrible" http://feedly.com/k/1aVHb8s
I have to write a lot of emails. A lot of emails. And each and every one is like a vacation to hell. If you're anything like me, you know exactly how that feels, but this video from Domics sums it up so perfectly it makes want to die and never write another email again.
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Haha Exactly! :)
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Not quite sure why this looks like so much fun, but it sure does!
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your turn to go get it
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Wow. This makes me sad. Where is Canada headed? 10 years for wearing a mask? WTF?
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Kind of like a bank....
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If I wasn't working on self-driving cars, I'd want to be working on this.
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too funny. unfortunately the self driving car will be hitting pedestrians or making other drivers so angry that the teen will be a victim of road rage
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  • Carnegie Mellon University
    Robotics, 1998 - 2005
  • University of Manitoba
    Computer Engineering, 1994 - 1998
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