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David Stanton
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Attended Susquehanna University
Lives in Harrisburg, PA
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Gillian Jacobs, known for her role as Britta Perry on Community, directed a short documentary on the computer programming pioneer. She says Hopper wasn't fond of the hype over her accomplishments.
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The Security Center of Excellence, set to open in spring, is targeting to educate security staff about protecting data at the state and local levels, and in public schools -- and may eventually spread outside Pennsylvania's borders.
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Commentator Tania Lombrozo says her sense is that thinking machines elicit an existential response — perhaps because we're threatened by the idea that maybe human thinking isn't so special.
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Why Ants Handle Traffic Better Than You Do http://n.pr/1xxrABL
Ants don't show road rage. In fact, some research shows they rarely get into traffic jams and are able to maintain a steady speed even as their numbers swell. Can physics explain it?
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It’s wonderfully subversive for a government institution to teach people how to use Tor in a series called “Orwellian America.”
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A Nationwide Outpouring Of Support For Tiny Ferguson Library http://n.pr/1uHYbU6
The Ferguson Public Library has become a refuge for community during a difficult time. In response, donations to the library have reached "several orders of magnitude" higher than ever.
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NPR Ed is celebrating 50 Great Teachers. Today: The story of a young algebra teacher in Oklahoma oil country, who has taken an unorthodox approach to classroom math.
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A 6-year-old can't be vaccinated against measles because he is recovering from leukemia. He faces a higher risk because parents at his California school have chosen not to vaccinate their kids.
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When machines, smarter than us, make machines smarter than them, futurists argue, the 'singularity' will have arrived. Commentator Alva Noë, a skeptic, wonders about imparting values — and control.
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Medical tricorders in the not-too-distant future ...
There is something interesting going on at CES. It's still on the fringes and is championed by people with backgrounds in science who see an ocean of wearables and imagine something completely new arising.
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Ursula K. Le Guin wins Distinguished Contribution to American Letters
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The veteran-penned short story collection and the nonfiction look at modern China and its citizens joined youth literature winner Brown Girl Dreaming and poetry winner Faithful and Virtuous Night.
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Education
  • Susquehanna University
    Computer Science, 1982 - 1987
  • Lansdowne-Aldan High School
    1977 - 1982
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IT Manager (SAP Basis / Netweaver)
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  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
    IES Basis Team Manager, 2006 - present
    Office of Administration, Bureau of Integrated Enterprise System Manage the IES Basis team, providing system administration for SAP ERP, Business Warehouse, Process Integration, and Solution Manager system landscapes; components of the Commonwealth’s integrated enterprise system. Work with Managed Services Provider (MSP) and Data Power House (DPH) data center management teams to plan, implement, configure, monitor, and tune hardware and network infrastructure. Accomplishments include: • Migrate from MSP data center to DPH data center, including replacing/upgrading hardware. • Upgrade to SAP ERP Core Component (ECC) 6.0. • Technical support of the Budget Control System implementation project. • Technical support of the Plant Maintenance implementation project. • Upgrade to SAP Business Warehouse 7.0. • Technical support of the Finance Transformation project. • Technical support of the Flexible Real Estate implementation project. • Upgrade from SAP Exchange Infrastructure to SAP Process Integration 7.1.
  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
    SAP Basis Team Lead, 2001 - 2006
    Office of Administration, Imagine PA Project Led and participated in SAP Basis team of five members, providing SAP system administration through all phases of the Imagine PA project to design, configure, and implement the Commonwealth’s integrated enterprise system. Worked with Facilities Management and Managed Services Provider (data center management) teams to plan, implement, configure, monitor, and tune hardware and network infrastructure. Accomplishments included: • Imagine PA Project: Implementation of SAP ERP, Business Warehouse, Enterprise Buyer Professional (Supplier Relationship Management, SRM) systems to support the Commonwealth’s accounting, procurement, budget, human resource, and payroll business functions. • Request for Proposal (RFP) committee to develop requirements, review proposals, and select a Managed Services Provider (data center management) and new hardware. • Replace hardware with new equipment; and migrate systems to new hardware. • SAP Business Warehouse 3.5 upgrade.
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Harrisburg, PA
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Lansdowne, PA
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