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Jon Yurek
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What happened to America on Sept. 11, 2001 was disgusting. What we did to ourselves is worse. http://imgur.com/a/cEPuE
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Mmmm, catheter bourbon...
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Google. I'm logged in to two accounts. If the calendar link I clicked isn't for the first one, TRY THE SECOND. I'm sick of having to copy and paste this link manually. That's why links exist, so you can click them. Yes, it's not shared with my personal account, but it's bloody well shared with my LOGGED IN company account.

Learn to UX, bro.
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Fuck.
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TSA.
With little fanfare, the agency best known for airport screenings has vastly expanded its reach to public events. Not everyone is happy.
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+Daniel Sutherland Some do, but only because they're predated by other departments.
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Timestamps for last actions taken on the top items on my feed, in order: 8:10am, 5:01pm, 1:35pm, 1:27pm, 12:59pm, 1:25pm

Thanks, Google.
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+Kevin McMullen Gyro has a few of these, right? Arducopter 2.9 without music
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He did, sadly, they were lost in that fateful run that went bad.  He has the one left that's large enough to mount useful things to ;)
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I rememeber this discussion (either here or Facebook), and the pro-arming-teachers crowd was very quick to downplay and basically ignore accidents, as if they weren't worth worrying about.
A state senator who is advocating for arming teachers in the aftermath of Newtown accidentally shot a teacher with a rubber bullet during a training course.
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So he wouldn't have shot the teacher if he weren't wearing headgear? You think the threat of an armed assailant will make a person less twitchy to defend themselves? You're blaming this (ahem) indiscretion on being "amped up" (meaning an excited biochemistry) and see no parallel between it and an actual crisis?

One of the criticisms of this program is "The threat of accidents is higher", you dismiss it out of hand. When shown that there was an accident by the guy proposing the plan you shrug and say "not a big deal"?

What the fuck man?
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Google, if I wanted the "What's hot" bullshit in my stream, I would turn it on. I have it OFF and you're still showing me this shit.
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Haven't seen it recently...
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That looks way more appetizing than the krisy kreme version.
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I like that Google put, like, no thought into how people might actually want to use things like the chat windows. "Oh sure, we'll have a titlebar and make it look like a window! Drag them? Ha, why would they that? It's not like the chat would overhang onto the content area and they'd want to move it out of the way. Ha, ha."
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The hangout addon would randomly double the resolution in that window and make it useless. Breakout windows might work. 
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In Google's defense, the graphic details of this design are better than they were before. But that's not really saying much, since it looked little better than a first whack at the CSS before.
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You know, instead of having UI elements that are predictable, let's have some shit fly around when you click on it. Yeah. Mmm. That's good.
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Remember how everyone fawned over how much they loved the layout of Facebook Timeline? Now all of G+ is that way! Huzzah!
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OH GOOD! The placement of new posts when you hit the new posts indicator doesn't even seem to be predictable!
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Education
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute
    Computer Science, 1998 - 2002
  • Marianapolis Preparatory School
    1994 - 1998
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  • thoughtbot, inc
    Developer, 2011 - present
  • thoughtbot, inc.
    CTO, 2003 - 2011
  • Alternative Billing Associates
    Developer, 2002 - 2003
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