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Ari Braginsky
Works at Guidance Is Internal
Attended University of Iowa
Lives in San Francisco, CA
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I'm very excited to announce that +Revision3 has been acquired by +Discovery Channel. +Revision3 will continue to crank out great content w/the power of Discovery behind them!

I want to publicly thank a few people for making this happen:

+Jay Adelson (co-founder) - Jay believed in Rev3 from day one and was our first investor. Without his funding (allowing me to leave G4) and leadership in the early days Rev3 would have never gotten off the ground.

Dan Huard (co-founder) - Dan co-hosted and launched Rev3's first show w/me, "Systm".

Keith Harrison (co-founder) - Big thanks to Keith for being our first cameraman/editor.

+David Prager (co-founder) - Prager left G4 and joined us as a Co-founder, helping us land our first sponsors and helped Diggnation attract a worldwide audience.

Brad Murphy - Brad is the best ad sales guy I've ever worked with, he's the anchor of Revision3. Brad and team transformed us from a fun hobby to a real business.

+Ryan Vance - Ryan's programming direction helped craft many of the Rev3 shows you love today.

+Alex Albrecht - For being my co-host for all these years :)

+David Sze, +James Slavet - Big thanks to our investors at Greylock for believing in us.

... and of course the entire Rev3 staff and talent for carrying the torch for all these years, even after a few of the co-founders had moved on to other projects, thank you.

Thank you: +Graham Hancock , +Stephanie Chu, +Mauricio Balvanera , Smack, MG, +patrick norton , +Veronica Belmont , +Glenn McElhose , +Alex Albrecht, +Roger Chang , +Robert Heron , +Jim Louderback and all others I'm forgetting both past and present :)
The cable guys get a Web video studio and network for about $30 million.
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Cliff gives a talk about Klein bottles and other things at Maker Faire. Order a bottle, hat, and more from his headquarters at
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Get a glimpse of the +Geek and Sundry Tabletop episode with me, +Wil Wheaton Allison Haislip from +Nerdist Channel & John Rogers from +Leverage in this +ENTV News interview with +Felicia Day !
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This week on the io9 show We Come From The Future, geek author extraordinaire Bonnie Burton joins us, as we celebrate the world of DIY science ficiton!
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iOS software engineer
Mobile software engineer currently focused on iOS and related technologies, previously with OpenTable.  I have a traditional Siamese cat named "Chewie".  Working on Arduino projects in my spare time, including wireless sensor networks using XBee radios and various home automation projects.

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Experimented with Mosaic before it came out while an undergraduate student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Helped construct a human powered helicopter. Analyzed radiometric data from a probe sent to Jupiter.
  • University of Iowa
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Senior software engineer interested in iOS and other mobile related technologies.
iOS, Objective-C, Swift, Java EE, C#, ASP.NET, HTML/CSS/JS/AJAX, Flash/ActionScript 2.0, 3.0, LAMP
  • Guidance Is Internal
    Senior iOS Software Engineer, Founder, 2009 - present
    Designing and developing innovative universal iOS apps.
  • OpenTable
    Senior Software Engineer, consumer iOS team, 2012 - 2014
    Designed and developed OpenTable and Foodspotting iOS apps (March 2012 - November 2014).
  • Dotblu, Inc.
    Software Engineer, 2009 - 2012
    Was responsible for iOS development in addition to assisting with e-commerce website and mobile development using .NET and related technologies while being involved with multiple pivots of the company.
  • 15 Letters, Inc.
    Senior Design Engineer, 2007 - 2009
    Architected and developed creative rich-media applications using Flash (AS 2 & 3, Flex, and AIR in addition to 3D graphics using Papervision 3D and Away3D), early iPhone SDK (v3.x), .NET and LAMP stacks.
  • RE:Sources IT USA - Publicis Groupe Worldwide, Leo Burnett
    Application Development Consultant, 2001 - 2007
    Global intranet portal software development for Leo Burnett, which was later acquired by RE:Sources IT USA - Publicis Groupe Worldwide.
    Developer / Architect, 2004 - 2005
    Helped design/architect, develop, deploy and maintain a competitive online advertisement campaign management solution, including: a credit card point of sale system, automated data gathering tools, customized reporting logic and campaign management tools primarily using the .NET framework along with MSSQL, HTML, CSS, and other related technologies.
  • Giant Step Strategic Digital Solutions (now Arc Worldwide)
    Associate Applications Engineer, 1999 - 2001
    Assisted in the development and maintenance of major brand web sites. Helped develop a multi-threaded automated opt-in marketing campaign tool using the first .NET beta framework as an NT service. Designed and implemented content management and security administration tool to allow UAL Cargo employees access to modify web based press releases using ASP/MS-SQL.
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