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Mike Hicks
Works at Cray Inc.
Attended University of Minnesota
Lives in St. Paul, MN
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I.. I don't get it.
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0:37 "There are already a lot of freight trains...". Three per day is not a lot of freight trains.
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I verge on being a train nut, and if I'm honest, I wish passenger service could be reactivated on most of the remaining rail lines in the U.S.  The rail network faces extreme competition from a dense mesh of seemingly free ro...
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How would you choose a route for a transit line? It's a difficult task, particularly in a region as big as the Twin Cities. Developed land stretches out for miles and miles before finally tapering off into farmland or patches...
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5th Street in downtown Saint Paul, noon on a Thursday. If you grew up in Minnesota, you may have heard the story of Saint Paul's narrow streets—In downtown, the streets were so tight that the city eventually decided to shave ...
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Wow, London to Edinburgh is about the same distance as Chicago to Minneapolis. Tesla installed chargers on a 3400-mile somewhat winding route across the US in recent months. As Robert Llewellyn was going to Edinburgh, a father-daughter pair were on their way on a 6-day trip across the country (NY -> CA). Then Tesla made the reverse trip in 76 hours, with a team of folks trading off driving. Chicago - Minneapolis is probably doable in about 8 hours today.  If only I could afford a Tesla!
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In October/November, the National Transportation Safety Board finalized and released their report on the derailment of an Amtrak ''Wolverine'' train in Niles, Michigan back in October 2012. I felt that this was an extremely i...
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  • University of Minnesota
    2002
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Software Engineer
Employment
  • Cray Inc.
    Software Engineer, 2012 - present
  • McAfee, Inc.
    Software Test Engineer, 2008 - 2011
  • Secure Computing Corporation
    Associate Test Engineer, 2005 - 2008
  • Adaptec
    2003 - 2003
  • Frigid Dog Entertainment
    2004 - 2004
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St. Paul, MN
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Byron, MN - Minneapolis, MN
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