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Philip Williamson
Works at Core Brands
Attended University of California, Santa Cruz
Lives in Santa Rosa
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He's pretty powerful talking about fluids, too.
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So... Facebook won't take down the UCSB killer fan page, and if you flag it for "hate speech" Facebook will limit the visibility of your FB posts, and disable the "share" button. Super-classy, Facebook. Super fucking classy. Here's my wife's post about the #yesallwomen hashtag. Unshareable on Facebook. "The ‪#‎YesAllWomen‬ hashtag and resulting conversations have flushed out more chauvinists than I imagined there could possibly be in a nation that likes
to congratulate itself on its women's rights. All this hate is being heaped on women speaking out this weekend. I'm mopping my filthy kitchen floor thinking about all the times I have been propositioned by strange men for sex because they think wearing makeup means I'm a prostitute. Dudes! I have never even been one to show much skin! Jesus Christ. I was mopping the filth thinking about the huge percentage of my friends who have been raped by male family members or strangers. All of us who have had boners pushed into our bodies at the grocery store and on public transportation. So right now women all over the country are sharing their unwanted boner rubbing stories, their stories of being sexually coerced or violently assaulted and then told not to talk about it. When huge rape scandals break we're told not to "politicize it" and not to dwell on it.
I imagined that all of that filth I was wiping off my floor was the filth of chauvinism and every single fucker who tells women to stop "whining" about the abuses we've experienced at the hands of men.
Hearing all these women speaking up and telling in 140 characters the most awful things they've been told about themselves and the abuse they've gone through and then been silenced - and to hear that even as we're talking to each other out loud there are men and even other women trying to silence us all - I feel that there is a great power rising that chauvinists should fear. And everyone who supports the silencing of women and abuse of women - you have something real to fear now.
That's the cleanest power in the world - women standing up for women. Women listening to each other. Women saying fuck you to the men who are trying to hold their heads in the toilet bowl.
Feminism in general, and specifically this hashtag event this weekend, isn't about hating men at all. It's about empowering women."
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Dude. Bike Race. 
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The corner of Charles and Brown... In Santa Rosa, the town that Peanuts built.
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Good luck! Thanks for this retrospective.
Tomorrow is my last day as the ambassador of all things Soma. It's been almost 3 years since I moved back to California and I've loved every minute of it. But now it's time for me to begin something new and time to bring in some new blood at Soma. If you're interested in joining the team, ...
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"Man attempts to listen to Nickelback, gets what he deserves."
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Way to park, nimrod.
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Aha! I see now that it's my own problem for trying to horn in on his second space!
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Pedal Decks in the wild!
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Occupation
Senior UI/UX Designer
Skills
Design, Photography, User Experience Interface Design,
Employment
  • Core Brands
    Senior UI/UX Designer, 2012 - present
    B2B dealer portal visual design and customer experience. Visual UI design for remote power management, distributed A/V, home control, and the web. Corporate forms, invoices, price list design. Writing emails, surveys.
  • Specialty Toys Network / Gearbox Studios
    Senior Web Designer, 2007 - 2012
    Designed 100 toy store web sites. Trained non-technical people to use their new web content management (CMS) systems, including best practices for email and social media. Created training materials, backend UI, and a mobile template to use across all our client sites. Wrote a 3 page questionaire for new clients, that streamlined the process of fitting their new web design to the existing business look and feel (even if they didn't know they had one).
  • LifeLike Productions
    Art Director, 1998 - 2005
    Art Directed and/or designed hundreds of 2D and 3D interfaces. shipping monthly production discs, and quarterly new design pitches and implementations. Ongoing products included the Official PlayStation Magazine, Computer Gaming World, the PlayStation Underground, PS1 and PS2 Pack-In discs, Jampacks and in-store Kiosk discs. One-off designs included Nickelodeon, Namco, Xbox, Eidos, IGN. Also designed the LifeLike logo, branding, forms, and swag.
  • Blue Water Software
    Artist/Animator, 1996 - 1997
    Designed and animated monsters in 2D and 3D (3DS Max v1). Designed a map of a flooded Earth. Lots of prep for VC pitches.
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Currently
Santa Rosa
Previously
Mill Valley - Mill Valley, Santa Cruz, San Francisco, San Anselmo, Petaluma, Santa Rosa, McMinnville
Story
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Making cool stuff with smart people
Introduction
Artist, bike nerd, user experience designer
Bragging rights
Married in a hearse
Education
  • University of California, Santa Cruz
    Art, 1990 - 1992
  • College of Marin
    Art, Behavioral Science, 1986 - 1990
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Gender
Male
Other names
biketinker