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The most realistic portrayal of Google since "The Internship."
 
100% accurate.
Google. A titan of the Information Age. From its modest beginnings in 1998 as the passion project of Stanford graduate students Sergey Brin and Larry Page, Google has grown to become one of the greatest tech juggernauts in the world. It is now an omnipresent force in modern society—an inescapable...
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Floods of historic proportions swept through Texas and Oklahoma on Memorial Day weekend and have continued into this week. Lives have been lost, a number of people are still missing, and property damage is extensive and widespread. Search and rescue efforts are ongoing, and cleanup has begun—but rains are still in the forecast.

In response, +Google is committing $300,000 in Google.org and employee support to flood recovery efforts in the hardest-hit counties of Texas and Oklahoma. We’ll continue to work with the many nonprofits and responders who are providing lifesaving resources on the ground and we’re searching for additional opportunities for Googlers from the Austin office and our Mayes County Data Center to lend their hands.

In both Texas and Oklahoma we’re devastated by the destruction but are inspired--and proud of--the courage of the first-responders and neighbors who have been braving the weather to support our communities. We hope these funds will help to ease the suffering of so many and to accelerate the rebuilding efforts in the aftermath of the floods.
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Generating 1 pound of beef apparently requires 1600 gallons of water.

In California, "You would save more water just by replacing a pound of beef with plant foods than you would by not showering for six months!"

Maybe it's not surprising Texas is in a drought, too?

http://www.onegreenplanet.org/news/californias-drought-whos-really-using-all-the-water/
<p>Last week, Governor Jerry Brown declared a drought emergency for the state of California as 2013 was the driest year in the state’s history since records started being kept about 100 years ago.</p>
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Beef has the highest cost per calorie, even compared to other meat http://www.sciencefriday.com/segment/07/25/2014/what-s-the-real-cost-of-your-steak.html . It also causes a lot more water pollution apparently.
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Here's what you need to know to protect yourself from the major encryption flaw #Heartbleed.
If you've logged into sites like Yahoo or OKCupid recently, you could be susceptible to a major security vulnerability related to the Heartbleed bug.
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Please support Texas Fair Defense Project!
 
At TFDP, we work to ensure that the criminal justice system is fair to everybody, whether they're rich or poor. We're participating in Amplify Austin, a 24 hour giving period - check us out at https://amplifyatx.ilivehereigivehere.org/TexasFairDefenseProject/overview
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Cross-platform multiplayer FTW! Plus analytics, gifts, and new Unity and native SDKs to make integrating with Play Games even easier. 

Game devs: come and see us at the Google Developer Day at GDC tomorrow to find out more. 

http://android-developers.blogspot.com/2014/03/unlocking-power-of-google-for-your_17.html

Google Developer Day at GDC
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Hi I watched your youtube videos on google development. Im completley new at this and im trying to make a multiplayer card game into and app for android. I was wondering if you could maybe help me out with some of the steps, my gmail is souadsalameh@gmail.com .. if its not a bother, Thank you for your time.
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Well put.

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/11/technology/what-apples-tim-cook-overlooked-in-his-defense-of-privacy.html

Apple allows targeted ads based on the data they have on their users, like any other ad network. And it presumably uses the features of rival ad networks to market its own products. Which is totally fine; but it takes a lot of chutzpah to then rant about the same kind of data collection and ad targeting Apple uses.

There's a reasonable discussion to be had about how to best protect users' privacy while still providing targeted ads and other content. This piece seems like a good starting point.
When Apple’s chief executive gave a speech on the tech industry’s privacy practices, he failed to fairly explore the benefits of free, ad-supported services.
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Happy 4th!

Here's a SuperPAC I can get behind. :)

They are running a campaign to raise funds for congressional candidates that support campaign finance reform. They are closing in on their goal of raising $5 million by end of day today, and will get matched if they succeed. 

http://mayday.us
Help us reduce the influence of money in politics and pledge today!
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Sign it. It's the right thing to do. Net neutrality is more important than ever, and more in jeopardy than ever.
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There isn't much justice in the world. I get to eat lunch with pretty a nice view while attending a conference for game developers, while poor people are jailed for being poor.

But +Susanne Pringle and Texas Fair Defense Project are making a difference. Support them today:

https://amplifyatx.ilivehereigivehere.org/TexasFairDefenseProject/overview 
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Software Engineer
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  • Google
    Software Engineer, 2008 - present
  • Fluensee
    Software Engineer, 2007 - 2008
  • Troux Technologies
    Software Engineer, 2001 - 2007
  • Trilogy
    Software Engineer, 2000 - 2001
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Husband, father, code monkey. 
Education
  • Rice University
    Computer Science, 1996 - 2000
  • Tufts University
    Philosophy, 2004 - 2006
  • Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
    1992 - 1996
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  • Puzzle & Dragons
  • Digit Invasion
  • Boom Dots
  • Crossy Road
  • Super Stickman Golf 2
  • Sky Force 2014
  • MMX Racing
  • SimCity Mobile
  • Phase 10
  • Fallout Shelter
  • GlowPuzzle
  • Nostalgic Racer
  • GMS Crusader
  • Clash of Clans
  • Bomber Friends
  • ZigZag
The best indian food in Austin, hands-down. Has a great vegetarian selection; everything but the tandoori vegetables are great. The channa saag is especially awesome.
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