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Jacob Helwig
Works at LivingSocial Inc.
Lives in Beaverton, OR
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  • LivingSocial Inc.
    Senior Operations Engineer, 2014 - present
  • Elemental Technologies, Inc.
    Platform Engineer, 2012 - 2014
  • Byngo
    Senior Software Developer, 2012 - 2012
  • Puppet Labs
    Open Source Team Lead, 2010 - 2011
  • Rentrak
    Software Developer, 2007 - 2010
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Northville, MI - West Lafayette, IN

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The joys of fly-by-wire cars. 😕
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Goodbye, Igal. We'll miss you. 
Igal Sometime early Tuesday, April 9, Igal Koshevoy left us, following a long struggle with depression. He was a beloved member of our open source technology community, and will be missed. Igal was a volunteer and core contributor for a large number of projects and groups in the Portland tech ...
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Oh! Fucking hell, indeed.
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OMSI’s own giant trebuchet will in operation at the Portland Mini Maker Faire Portland has earned a reputation as a mecca for creativity, ingenuity and sustainability, which translates to a thriving maker community – and a perfect locale for a Mini Maker Faire. On Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 15 and 16, from 10am to 6pm, OMSI, with Intel and MAKE magazine, will present the inaugural Portland Mini Maker Faire, featuring nearly 100 exhibitors. “We ar...
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With our 11th session of Ignite Portland fast approaching, we announce the latest crop of talks. These speakers and their wonderful presentations will be on display at the Bagdad Theater come Wednesday September 19th, 2012 . In no particular order: Greg Dunlap — Are slot machines rigged? Austin Ramsland — The Quantified Toddler: lessons learned from applying modern technology to my 13 month-old daughter J-P Voillequé — Muppetology Chris Haskell ...
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Got to check out Antimatter Matters at the Lucky Lab this evening.  Didn't play it, but got the full rundown from one of the designers, and sat in to observe a game.

Looks pretty interesting.

Kickstarter: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/elbowfish/antimatter-matters-a-quantum-physics-board-game-re
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We are beginning to work on a Celebration of Life for our friend and colleague Igal Koshevoy. Read on for details.
We are beginning to work on a Celebration of Life for our friend and colleague, Igal Koshevoy. We welcome all who wish to participate, volunteer, and contribute to these efforts. We have set up koshev...
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Current phone status: Awaiting replacement USB port
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Now I know who to talk to when I have a weird electronics thing to take apart.
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Unboxing the 3D printer kit. Whee!
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+Ben Hengst, nah.  That's what you're for. :P
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Multiply this by about 1,000 to get an idea of the problem with our entire approach to security post-9/11. Sorry—I meant 1,000 times the wasted money, although I imagine that 1,000 drunken jet skiers could wreak a lot of havoc before Homeland Security could do anything about it. New York's JFK Airport is protected by a $100 million "state-of-the-art Perimeter Intrusion Detection System" employing cameras and motion sensors, but "protected" isn't ...
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