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James Stradling
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I've been looking at this picture all morning, and I can't stop. It inspires me.

I know it's "just" a bunch of rocks and dirt, but it's in high definition, in colour, and on the surface of Mars.

Thank you, +NASA and +NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory for reminding us humans that we're capable of doing truly incredible things.

And for the science. Thank you for the science.

...SCIENCE!

http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/msl-raw-images/msss/00003/mcam/0003ML0000125000E1_DXXX.jpg
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Are saved Sparks public?
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Agreed.
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Hmm, so far it's like Facebook but with all nerds. I think I could get into this.
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Not sure why I have 1,391 followers on here. 
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Ha, weird. That explains it though, thanks :)
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Wellington = Beautiful

There is nothing more beautiful than home. This is mine.
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A note I sent to YCombinator (by Doug Clapp) http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=4273460
A lot of the job postings to me from YC startups seem absurd, since a lot of them seem to be looking for "expert"-level roles. For example, a lot of them are looking for a "growth engineer." My interp...
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Not sure about this whole Sparks business. Lacks context. E.g. Search for "Ruby", get posts about Ruby (the language), but also Pokémon Ruby, a dog called Ruby that went missing, etc. :/
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Will people post to Google+ when they already post to Twitter and Facebook? Not sure I will.
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I see a few instances of the same posts coming through multiple channels, but not often. I find G+ is more about interests than friends (facebook) and suited to longer conversations, which twitter doesn't really do well. As a result, the same starting point can go in different directions.
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CTO at SmartShow LTD
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  • SmartShow LTD
    CTO, 2012 - present
  • Holotype Limited
    Partner, 2011 - 2012
  • James Stradling Consulting
    Software Engineer, 2009 - 2012
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Programmer. Creating cool stuff with Ruby and Cocoa from Dunedin, New Zealand. @jstr on Twitter.
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Building apps in Wellington, New Zealand. @jstr on Twitter.
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